Just Out Of Jail, Ethiopian Leader Brings A Sharp Message To Obama
Just a few months ago, Bekele Gerba was languishing in a high security Ethiopian jail, hearing the cries of fellow prisoners being beaten and tortured. Now, the 54-year-old foreign language professor is in Washington, D.C., for meetings at the State Department. His message: The Obama administration should pay more attention to the heavy-handed way its ally, Ethiopia, treats political opponents ó and should help Ethiopians who are losing their ability to earn a living.
Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a , Galmudug regional state sign new power sharing deal
A moderate Islamist group has signed a power sharing deal with the Galmudug regional administration Thursday, ending months of political rivalry that started after the formation of the Somali government-backed state.
Minnesota FBI: Terror arrests haven't stopped travel plots
The high-profile arrests of six Minneapolis-area men charged with plotting to join the Islamic State group haven't stopped others from aspiring to do the same, and some are planning trips "as we speak," the head of the FBI in Minnesota said Wednesday.
First civilian plane lands in Bardhere after militantsí ouster
The first civilian airline carrying dozens of passengers has landed in the agricultural town of Bardhere on Tuesday few weeks after the allied forces have ousted militants, in a sign that life is returning to normalcy in the southwestern town.
Outrage grows over S. Sudanese journalistís murder
There is growing international outrage over the recent murder of South Sudanese journalist Peter Julius Moi who was shot dead only days after president Salva Kiir warned journalists Ďworking against the country of dire consequences.
Family believes Minnesota teen killed at school in Somalia for being American
A Minnesota teenager was killed and brutally tortured at a boarding school in Somalia -- and his family believes he may have been targeted for being American. The diplomatic pressure may be building now that Sen. Amy Klobuchar is stepping in.