At UN leader’s debate, Somalia calls for unity to address global challenges
Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or powerful, can address global climate change, terrorism, poverty or mass population displacement on its own.
Somalia: Two dead, 3 injured in clashes in Jowhar town
At least 2 Somali soldiers have been killed and 3 other civilians were also injured after government troops exchanged deadly gunfire in Jowhar town, the capital of Middle Shabelle region, witness said.
Human rights activists in Kenya have accused their police force of executing three women who allegedly attacked a police station after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (Isis). The women were suspected of attacking the building in Mombasa on 11 September this year, when they were shot and killed.
Oshkosh Defense Corporation to Sell Combat Vehicles to Iraq, Somalia
The Oshkosh Defense Company has received a more than one third of a billion dollar foreign military sales contract to sell more than 1,500 combat vehicles to Cameroon, Iraq and Somalia, the US Department of Defense announced.
162 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt
The bodies of 162 people had been pulled from the waters off the Egyptian coast by Friday, two days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to head to Europe.
African Union Says EU Funds Secured for Its Mission in Somalia
The African Union said it secured 178 million euros ($199.6 million) of financial support from the European Union for its peacekeeping mission in Somalia, as the war-torn nation prepares for elections next month.