Friday, January 28, 2022
MADRID — Two Spanish aid workers for Doctors Without Borders who were kidnapped in Kenya by Somali militants and held hostage for nearly two years arrived home Friday, the group said. Montserrat Serra and Blanca Thiebaut were met by relatives after their arrival at an air base in Madrid, it...
UN sanctions experts have complained to the UN Security Council that Facebook refuses to answer questions about ship hijackings suspected to be organized on social media sites. In a new report released Friday, the experts -- who monitor a UN arms embargo against Somalia as well as sanctions against accused...
SEOUL, July 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Tuesday decided to extend its travel ban on four nations -- Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia -- for another six months to one year, the foreign ministry said, citing worsening unrest in the countries. Under the decision, South Korean citizens are prohibited...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (WARSOM) — Four men who planned a shooting spree at the office of a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the prophet Muhammed were found guilty of terrorism Monday and sentenced each to 12 years in prison. The men were arrested in late December 2010 just hours before...
New York - The United Nations Security Council is condemning the flow of weapons and ammunition to and through Somalia and Eritrea in violation of arms embargoes against both countries. A resolution adopted unanimously by the council on Wednesday reaffirmed the arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea but gave a...
Kenya's first major oil discovery in March has raised expectations of more to come. "Saying these are not Kenyan blocks is like saying we don't have a full-fledged government, like we are a banana republic," petroleum commissioner Martin Heya said. An Eni spokesman said the...
Monday 5 june(Warsom),The commissioner of Bandar beyla district in Somalia’s northeastern region of Puntland has echoed that foreign vessels are increasingly coming into Somalia waters and continue looting the fish as they also dump toxic wastes into the seas, Warsom reports. “In the night we can see huge number...
The evidence is everywhere: mortgage rates are at a two-year high,applications have fallen for four straight weeks after climbing for more than a year,and fed chairman Ben Bernanke says he would have to "push back"if the impact of rising interest rates were jeopardizing the recovery. As my co-host jeff...
Somalia's deputy energy minister, Abdullahi Dool, said contracts awarded for four blocks in deep waters were invalid and the government planned to complain to the United Nations, which oversees maritime border laws. "We are concerned about the lease of blocks," Dool told Reuters. "I am sure we will...