| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Aug. 6:
"No one in Libya can win. Enough is enough. I have lost hope in Libyans." That is the verdict of Mahmoud Okok, a civil engineer in his thirties, who is fleeing his...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Kenya's deputy president on Sunday gave police and security officials 48 hours to hunt down extremists who killed 29 people in separate attacks on two Kenyan towns near the eastern coast before melting into the bush.
William Ruto visited the scenes of...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time.
The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At night he dreams of the sea.
As a young man, Noor Hassan Shanglo spent years working on cargo ships that carried apples and oranges from South Africa to ports across Europe and the Middle East. He fell in love with the blue waves and the bright...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Race 1: Jockey Julian Pimentel rode Magic Cash to victory in the first of 12 races on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Phlash Phelps took second and Relentless Ride finished in third in the 1 1/6-mile race. The winner finished in 1 minute, 44.98 seconds....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Somali-linked Islamists have killed at least 50 people in a Kenyan coastal town, executing men in front of their families and killing others who had gathered to watch World Cup soccer on television.
The al Shabaab group said on Monday that its commandos...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia's security forces in the capital Sunday, police and witnesses said, on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks.
The government and...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Unos 200.000 niños menores de 5 años podrían morir por desnutrición severa en Somalia hacia finales de año a menos que Naciones Unidas reciba fondos de emergencia para evitarlo, dijeron el martes responsables de la ONU.
Sólo 15 millones de dólares de...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A man was indicted Tuesday for fraud on charges that he ripped off a Crystal Lake charity by posing as a Navy SEAL who could rescue aid workers kidnapped in Somalia, authorities said.
William Burley, 34, of Yucaipa, Calif., was indicted by a grand...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat.
Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins again at UC Santa Barbara, where about 20,000 people attended a memorial Tuesday at the university's Harder Stadium for victims of last week's rampage. "We are grieving together today as a family," UC President...