London (CNN) -- Police are investigating whether anti-Muslim sentiments were behind a fire early Wednesday that left a Somali community center in north London badly damaged. The fire in the Muswell Hill neighborhood is being treated as suspicious, the Metropolitan Police said.
Abukar Hassan Ahmed says his appearance before a federal judge in Columbus, Ohio, last week for a damages hearing sends the message that justice is universal.
For two days, the four Americans held aboard their yacht by Somali pirates had been shadowed in the Indian Ocean by a U.S. aircraft carrier, two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser. The U.S. military and FBI agents wanted to negotiate; the pirates wanted to reach land.
The Japanese government will extend assistance towards the reconstruction of Somalia, including the support for the Somali Police Force”, the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday at the special Japan-Somalia Conference ahead of the official commencement of the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
The African Union Mission in Somalia today welcomed some members of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) to the Mission Headquarters in Mogadishu.