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Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing ‘extraordinary threat’

US President Donald Trump extended sanctions against North Korea for one year, saying the country still posed an “extraordinary threat” despite insisting just days earlier that Pyongyang was no longer a nuclear danger to the US. The sanctions, which were ...

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10 killed in Zambia copper mine dump collapse

Ten people were killed and another 10 injured after a dumping site for copper mining waste collapsed in the town of Kitwe in Zambia’s Copperbelt province, police said on Wednesday. “The incident happened this morning and at least 10 people ...

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Israeli forces arrests 20 Palestinians in overnight raids across West Bank

Israeli military forces have arrested nearly two dozen Palestinians during separate overnight operations across the occupied West Bank. The rights group Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said on Wednesday that Israeli military vehicles rolled into the northern West Bank city of Nablus, ...

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US, Canada and Mexico to host football World Cup 2026

USA, Canada and Mexico will host football’s World Cup 2026 after it saw off a challenge from Morocco at the FIFA Congress. The joint bid won 134 votes (67 percent) out of the 203 entitled to vote with Morocco bagging ...

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UN Warns That Somalia’s Political Unity at Risk

The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday that “internal and external pressures risk undermining Somalia’s political unity” and expressed serious concern at the ongoing threats posed by the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group. A presidential statement approved by the 15-member council calls ...

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Giant Mosque Slated for Construction in Sweden‘s ‘Little Mogadishu’

At 5,000 square meters, the new mosque in one of Stockholm’s immigrant districts that is a fixture on the government’s list of “extremely vulnerable areas,” rife with crime and urban blight, will have 18 domes and cost SEK 100 million ...

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46 migrants drown, 16 missing, off shore of Yemen

Forty-six migrants drowned and 16 are missing after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen on Wednesday, the United Nations Migration Agency said. At least 100 migrants were crammed into a smuggler’s boat that left the port of Bossaso ...

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SOMALIA’S INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS GRAVELY CONCERNED OVER CLASHES NEAR TUKARAQ, CALL FOR CEASEFIRE

Somalia’s international partners are gravely concerned over the latest armed clashes taking place today near the Tukaraq area of the Sool region between Puntland and ‘Somaliland,’ and are urgently calling for an immediate ceasefire. According to reports, heavy fighting broke ...

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Pakistan and Somalia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has witnessed the signing ceremony of an agreement between Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Federal Republic of Somalia for a grant of US$ 10.500 million and provision of technical assistance for the development of ...

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Iran says Israel’s Gaza massacre was pre-planned

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has said that Israel’s killing of scores of Palestinian protesters on May 14 was a pre-planned measure. Gholamali Khoshroo made the remarks on Tuesday while addressing the UN Security Council Open Debate on the ...

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