WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on two Eritrean government officials on Thursday, saying they had assisted Islamist militants including the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab in the lawless neighboring state of Somalia.
Former President and African Union (AU) High Representative for Somalia Jerry John Rawlings has condemned illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste on parts of the Somali coastline which has caused extensive damage including fish contamination and birth abnormalities to humans.
DUBAI //A group of 31 Somali judges and prosecutors will travel to the UAE in October for training in holding piracy trials.
HOL – Yet another political assassination was carried out today in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland as unidentified gunmen shot and killed the regions deputy police Commissioner Col. Abdullahi Salah Nadalo in Garowe.
MOGADISHU/NAIROBI, (Reuters) - Somali and Kenyan troops rescued four foreign aid workers held hostage inside Somalia, three days after they were seized from a refugee camp in neighbouring Kenya, the armies said on Monday.