NAIROBI, Kenya — Somalia was hit by two violent attacks Monday, one killing an Islamic cleric and 17 of his followers for playing music and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in the capital, Mogadishu, police said.
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, Somali president has been holding high-level meetings with the Italian government since arriving for a three-day official visit.
Regional government asks aid agencies to scale up emergency response to the humanitarian crisis.
Labor organizers and researchers said they had not heard of Amazon previously coming to the table after worker pressure, even for private discussions.
Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia have faced sexual harassment, torture and other forms of ill-treatment during interrogation, a rights group said Wednesday. Citing testimonies from former detainees, Amnesty International said "the activists were repeatedly tortured by electrocution and flogging, leaving some unable to walk or stand properly."
At least two people were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) planted on a vehicle went off at a busy street in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon.
A federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail without a hearing.
Security officials display a modified AK-47 rifle belonging to a suspected Al-Shabaab militant who was killed in Wajir in a past incident. Police officers at the Kenya-Somalia border let in five Al-Shabaab suicide bombers in February this year after receiving bribes.