Washington - The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, US military officials said on Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.
Kent woman released before trial on terrorism charges
A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom Tuesday in her support.
Al-Qaida-linked attacks crush Kenya's coastal tourism industry
As Robert Mutuku hangs "Out of Africa" T-shirts in his craft shop in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, he worries that the scarcity of tourists because of Islamist-militant attacks may doom his chances of keeping his five children in school.
In mid-July of this year President Obama accepted the credentials of Somalia’s official Ambassador to US bringing the diplomatic rapport between the two nations closer in more than two-decades; however, what’s missing is reciprocity from the US side—and there are obvious reasons of why the US government isn't rushing to send an ambassador to Somalia.
Anti-pirate security staff all at sea after major firm suddenly goes bust
Around 100 armed security staff hired to protect ships and tankers from pirates have been left scattered at sea after one of the world’s biggest maritime security firms ceased trading while allegedly owing millions in unpaid salaries.
Somalia: Puntland Govt Committed To' Implementing Democracy'-Says President
The President of Somalia's Puntland Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas said his administration is committed to realizing working democracy as Puntland people marked the end of fasting month of Ramadan with joyful celebrations, Garowe Online reports.