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Al-Shabab extremist group attacks hotel in Somali capital

Nov. 27, 2022 14:34 PM EST

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali security forces were attempting to flush out armed assailants from a hotel in the Somali capital, a police spokesman said Sunday, after the extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. There has been no immediate word of any casualties. ...

Extremist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility for armed attack on hotel in Somali capital

Nov. 27, 2022 13:46 PM EST
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Extremist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility for armed attack on hotel in Somali capital.

In war-torn states hurt by climate, scant hope for new funds

Nov. 22, 2022 01:22 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — In conflict-ravaged nations like Yemen and Somalia, devastating floods and droughts kill hundreds of people and uproot tens of thousands from their homes. These countries and many others in the Middle East and Africa have been plunged into turmoil and...

Al-Shabab gunman kills 3 Kenyan peacekeepers in Somalia

Nov. 21, 2022 13:41 PM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A lone gunman entered a military base in Somalia and killed at least three Kenyan peacekeepers Monday, the latest attack by extremist fighters who oppose the presence of foreigners in the Horn of Africa nation, according to Kenya's military. The gunman fired...

UN maintains Somali arms embargo over government objections

Nov. 17, 2022 23:43 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council voted Thursday to maintain an arms embargo on Somalia over strong objections from its government, saying the al-Shabab “terrorist group” still seriously threatens peace and stability in the region and sanctions are needed to degrade...

The Latest | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 17, 2022 17:03 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Chilean Environment Minister Maisa Rojas said negotiators are making progress in their talks at the U.N. climate conference in Egypt. “I think we’re making progress. We heard a lot of goodwill in particular on the financing for loss and damage,”...

The Latest | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 15, 2022 15:02 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on COP27, the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Brazil, South Africa, India and China have voiced their opposition to plans for climate-related tariffs such as those currently being discussed by the European Union. ...

The Latest | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 10, 2022 13:28 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The youngest sister of a jailed Egyptian pro-democracy activist says she is “scared” for her brother after prison authorities told the family they medically intervened...

Live updates | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 08, 2022 16:45 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — ___ KEY DEVELOPMENTS: — Treaty against fossil fuels floated at UN climate summit — UN experts urge stringent rules to stop net zero greenwash — Clock ticking for jailed Egypt activist...

Treaty against fossil fuels floated at UN climate summit

Nov. 08, 2022 13:49 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The world should confront climate change the way it does nuclear weapons, by agreeing to a non-proliferation treaty that stops further production of fossil fuels, a small island nation leader urged Tuesday. The proposal by Tuvalu came as vulnerable...