Somalia bombing may have been revenge for botched US-led operation
The man who killed more than 300 people with a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday was a former soldier in Somalia’s army whose home town was raided by local troops and US special forces two months ago in a controversial operation in which 10 civilians were killed, officials in Somalia have said.
Somalis defy police to protest against deadly truck bombings
Thousands of Somalis demonstrated on Wednesday against those behind bombings that killed more than 300 people, defying police who opened fire to keep them away from the site where their loved-ones were killed.
Xi Unveils New Chinese Communist Party Programmatic Guidelines
The Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era "represents the latest achievement in adapting Marxism" in China, he said.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Third Travel Ban
President Donald Trump struck out again with his third try at a travel ban, as federal judges temporarily blocked it from taking effect nationwide on Wednesday.
Far-right extremists arrested in France over terror plot targeting politicians and migrants
Ten people with close ties to a far-right extremist group have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning terror attacks against mosques, politicians and migrants.
RT provider shut down amid Israeli raids & closure of Palestinian media
RT’s broadcasting provider in the West Bank, Pal Media, has been sealed off following raids by Israeli security forces on Palestinian outlets. The raids led to the closure of some broadcasting stations suspected of inciting terrorism.
New Documents Reveal US Complacence in Indonesian Massacres
Newly declassified reports reveal that U.S. officials documented the killings of hundreds of thousands of civilians by the Indonesian government.
Iraq takes disputed areas as Kurds 'withdraw to 2014 lines'
Iraq's military says it has completed an operation to retake disputed areas held by Kurdish forces since 2014.
Victory for Corbyn as government announces Universal Credit helpline will be free
The government has been forced into a major U-turn, announcing that the 55p a minute Universal Credit hotline for benefit claimants will be scrapped in favour of a freephone number.
Officers who dragged a doctor off a United Airlines flight are fired
Three law enforcement officers who dragged a doctor off a United Airlines' flight in April are no longer in their jobs. Two officers were sacked, while the third officer resigned.