After sending ship, Turkey to donate $1 million for Rohingya refugees
Turkey has pledged to add $1 million to efforts by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide humanitarian aid for Rohingya and Bengalese refugees stranded at sea, Anadolu Agency has reported, citing presidency sources.
The only international observers during Ethiopiaís elections Sunday will be from the African Union, with opposition parties already feeling the AU observers are not demanding enough in their criticism of Ethiopia's election process, which is dominated by the ruling party.
Somalia's president has lashed out at the government of neighbouring Kenya - accusing it of a "heavy-handed" approach to regional security, and specifically criticizing Kenya's recent decision to clamp down on money transfer companies allegedly linked to the militant group, al-Shabab.
Former Prime Minister To Seattle Somalis: Come Home To Build Democracy
Thatís the message from Somaliaís former prime minister as he tours the U.S. to meet with Somali diaspora communities. There are about 100,000 Somalis in the U.S., most of them in Minnesota, Ohio and Seattle.
White widow commands 'army of 200 female jihadis to carry out suicide bomb attacks'
White widow Samantha Lewthwaite is reportedly commanding an army of up to 200 female jihadis committed to carrying out suicide attacks and trained to infiltrate governments, according to Somali's intelligence agencies.
Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal Health
The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on statistics for maternal health, child mortality, education and womenís income in Somalia.
European Unionís plan to tackle refugee smugglers faces criticism
Experts say the European Unionís plan to disrupt the business of human traffickers and destroy their boats in the Mediterranean is a short-term deterrent that is likely to be dangerous, costly and tough to implement.