The African Union (AU) has warned Burundi against moves to jeopardise peace efforts after an international arrest warrant was issued for ex-leader Pierre Buyoya and 16 other officials.
OHANNESBURG – In the final days of his presidency, George H.W. Bush committed the U.S. military to a mission many would later regret, ordering more than 20,000 troops into Somalia to "save thousands of innocents from death."
MOGADISHU -- Somali security forces on Thursday arrested al-Shabab militant, a key suspect behind the bombing of Sahafi hotel in Mogadishu on Nov. 9 that left at least 50 people dead, officials said.
The complaint alleges that Daniel Dorian Knowlen watched as his 14-year-old dumped the skinned carcasses from their pickup on the cars parked outside a YMCA.
The attempted car ramming of two men outside a Los Angeles synagogue Friday -- allegedly by a Somali immigrant -- is being treated as a potential hate crime as federal officials work to establish a motive in the attack.
The US military says it has killed three al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in central Somalia as it continues to attack a new base of operations for the al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Seven civilians were killed and five were wounded in a new car bomb at a busy market in Mogadishu. The explosion occurred after security forces stopped a suspicious vehicle at the market in the south of the city.
Fighters of armed group storm religious centre in Galkayo city, killing controversial scholar and 14 others.
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.