At least 125 people were wounded, Aamin Ambulance service director Abdiqadir Abdulrahman said, and hundreds of Mogadishu residents donated blood in response to desperate appeals.
"If today Libya becomes like Syria, then the turn will come for the other countries in the region," Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu cautions in governing AK Party's consultation meeting.
Officials say the blast, also wounding more than 120 people, targeted a tax collection centre in capital and most of those killed were university and other students. Two Turkish brothers are among the dead.
Somalia police rescued 82 people, including several officials and killed two attackers.
Fifty years ago today in Somalia, Mohammed Siad Barre’s military coup ended Somalia’s brief democratic period, which paved the way for civil war when the regime eventually collapsed. His contested legacy divides Somalis to this day.
European countries quick to condemn Turkey for its anti-terror operation in northern Syria continue to deal with the Middle East's most egregious counter-revolutionary forces and are arming those responsible for the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Al Shabab militant group claims responsibility for two suicide car comb attacks that targeted US and European military personnel in Somalia.
The destruction of telecom towers in Somalia, allegedly by Kenyan forces, will damage Somalia's economy and could destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
As the two countries take their maritime border dispute over resource-rich waters to the International Court of Justice, Kenya is trying to force and out-of-court settlement.
Another two dozen people were wounded as a bomb exploded outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalian capital Mogadishu, officials say.
Eight people are killed in a car bomb attack which targeted a checkpoint near the Somali parliament in Mogadishu while the second blast on a key road leading to the airport did not cause any casualties, officials say.
How a young Somali artist who left home as a child used comics as a medium to re-narrate Somali stories.
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