UK government tries to move Libya rendition claims behind closed doors
Government lawyers have asked a high court judge to allow secret evidence to be presented behind closed doors in the case of five out of 12 people who allege they were kidnapped, tortured, subject to control orders or tricked into travelling to Libya where they were detained and mistreated.
Africa Energy Withdraws From Puntland, Somalia Blocks
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- Africa Energy Corp. (AFE) ("Africa Energy", previously Horn Petroleum Corp., or the "Company") reports that it has provided notice to the Puntland State of Somalia advising of its intention to withdraw from the January 2007 productions sharing agreements ("PSAs") in respect of the Nugaal Block and the Dharoor Block, each made among the Company, the Government of Puntland and Range Resources, effective immediately.
The Government will not relent in the war against terrorism, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.
He said the Government is working with civil society, the private sector, neighbouring states, and the international community to counter violent extremism and terrorism.
Tunisia weighs new security approach as tourists flee
Thousands of tourists fled from Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people — including 15 Britons — as the government struggles to prevent future jihadi attacks against the all-important tourism sector.
Gunman kills at least 39 at Tunisian beachside hotel
SOUSSE, Tunisia - A gunman disguised as a tourist opened fire at a Tunisian hotel on Friday with a weapon he had hidden in an umbrella, killing 39 people including Britons, Germans and Belgians as they lounged at the beach and pool in a popular resort town.