Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon faced tough questions from parliament on his government’s performance, since he took the office.
Garissa, Kenya: Police in Garissa Town have launched a major operation after gunmen shot dead nine people. Several others were wounded in the Thursday evening attack.
Emerging from the presidential contest of September 2012, Somalia’s Hassan Sheik Mohamud is discarding destructive clan-based politics in favor of anticorruption measures and national reconciliation as well as embracing vital security-sector and economic reforms.
Turkey's Prime Minister says he sees hope for the unification of the breakaway Somaliland region with Somalia.
Somali militants linked to al Qaeda warned on Monday of further attacks in the capital, a day after killing at least 30 people in a wave of coordinated bombings and shootings that exposed the fragility of security gains in Mogadishu.
With thousands of runners still on the course, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people, injuring at least 113 and turning the city’s most celebrated event into a grisly spectacle of shattered glass, blood and screams.