Republicans gain control of U.S. Senate in midterm elections
Republicans rolled up big victories on Tuesday and seized control of the U.S. Senate in midterms elections that tipped the balance of power away from President Barack Obama and will complicate his remaining two years in office.
A number of Somali lawmakers have demanded an apology from U.N. Special Envoy Nicholas Kay for allegations that some MPs had been bribed in order to influence their vote in a no-confidence vote on Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.
Women reporting abuse in Somalia without persecution
Investigating sexual abuse and exploitation - especially when those accused are soldiers - is a complex and time-consuming process that requires sensitive expert handling. But even a skillful and professionally-run investigation will fail if the women and girls most affected fear coming forward to share their experiences. And in Mogadishu, women reporting sexual crimes face threats, intimidation, victimisation, and stigma.
IGAD envoy in Mogadishu to reconcile Somali President, PM
A special envoy of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived in Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday for talks aimed at reconciling between President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and Premier Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.
As Power of Shabab Declines, Once Feared Fighters Leave Terror Group Behind
Bashir was a true believer, a foot soldier who recently quit after seeing too many innocents slaughtered.
Ahmed deserted the Shabab because he wanted a real family, not just a bunch of heavily armed, sociopathic militants who called themselves a
The U.N.'s representative in Somalia says he is concerned bribes are being paid to parliamentarians to vote to oust the prime minister. Somalia's president, a political rival, had a quick reply that could be summed up in two words: Butt out.