Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government must come to an end in August, a top UN official told RFI.
The South Korean navy on Friday stormed a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, rescuing all 21 crew members and killing eight pirates, military officials said.
Greek immigration Minister Christos Papoutsis has defended plans to block part of its border with Turkey, to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing into the EU.
Three men have been found guilty of plotting to attack an army base with high-powered weapons in the Australian city of Sydney.
A court in Kampala has acquitted 18 suspects of charges of taking part in the 11 July Kampala bombings.
Minorities such as the Bantu and Gaboi suffer even more than the general population in war-torn Somalia, according to a report out Wednesday.
Germany’s first pirate trials in some four centuries began Monday with the prosecution of 10 Somali men, who allegedly tried to commandeer a German container ship in April.
The Western strategy toward piracy in Somalia is wasteful and inefficient, Uganda has said.
Somalia's parliament has approved the appointment of Mohamed Abdullahii Mohamed as the country's new prime minister.
Somali hardline Islamist militia al-Shebab publicly executed two teenage girls in central Somalia for spying, witnesses said Thursday.