Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home killed in Al-Shabaab hotel siege
A Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home was among 15 people killed Saturday when gunmen stormed a hotel in that country's capital in an hours-long attack that reportedly began with a suicide bomber detonating a vehicle loaded with explosives.
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalise ties, according to Israeli and Turkish media.
The highly anticipated agreement was reported on Sunday, six years after an Israeli raid that killed 10 Turkish activists as an aid flotilla sought to break the blockade on the Gaza Strip.
Inside the secret Somalia rehab camp for former Shabab members
The 30-year-old sitting in the home of Somalia’s Minister of Internal Security is a wanted man. There is a U.S. warrant for his arrest and a $50,000 reward for information leading to his capture and conviction.
Kenya beefs up its Security after Al-Shabaab attack
Just days after another Al-Shabaab attack that left several dead in Mandera, security in the North Eastern region has been beefed after the militia group struck Damasa destroying a communication mast and a key borehole.
Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit
The U.K.’s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves through the country and around the world Friday, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties that bind the United Kingdom.
Obama speaks with Uhuru about support for refugees
US President Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Thursday with President Uhuru Kenyatta about the need for strong international support for refugees living in the East African country, the White House said.