Thailand arrests nearly 10 Somali nationals in Bangkok

Fourteen people were arrested Saturday evening as raids targeting a specific racial group continued across Bangkok. Sweeps for people of African origin were conducted in...

Canada to examine changes to asylum system after Edmonton attack

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is examining its asylum system and will consider whether changes need to be made in light of the...

Al Shabaab attacks Mandera town, clashes with Kenyan police

A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in...

AMISOM concludes security training for Somali security officers

The AU Mission in Somalia has trained sixty officers from the Somali security forces in the prevention of recruitment and use of child soldiers...

Gunmen kill prominent Elder in Afgoye near Somali capital

A witness says unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent in Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region, about 30Km northwest of Somali capital,...

Puntland troops carry out operation in northern Galkayo

The troops of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland have carried out a security operation in the divided city of Galkayo on Saturday following...

UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

The United Nations family of agencies and programmes is continuing to roll out its response in support of the recovery and clean-up effort in...

US Ambassador to Somalia Resigns

The U.S. ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz has resigned, citing personal reasons, the embassy confirmed Friday. An emailed statement to VOA said the ambassador resigned...

Somalia MPS undergo training on gender equality in Uganda

A group of 30 Somali legislators are undergoing training in leadership and gender-equality meant to equip them with new skills and knowledge, needed in...

Mogadishu port manager blamed for plot against Somali national

The manager of Mogadishu seaport Ahmed Washington has been accused of handing over a Somali national to a foreign country. Muse Habad Tife, who is...