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More than 50 African Union peacekeepers have died in fighting in Somalia since a major offensive against Islamist militants began two weeks ago, officials told the Associated Press on Friday.
A Danish family kidnapped by pirates has reached the shore of Somalia, officials and a pirate said Wednesday, likely meaning a long hostage ordeal for the couple and their three teenage children who were abducted while yachting around the world.
Three years ago, Kenya's top leaders pulled the country back from devastating post-election violence. Today, the country is peaceful, but human rights advocates say they worry that the country could explode again during next year's vote.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he "misspoke" when he suggested in a radio interview that President Obama's childhood in Kenya shaped his worldview - even though Mr. Obama did not visit Kenya until he was in his 20s.
The 15 Somali pirates detained after the killing of four American yacht enthusiasts could face trial in the United States, a military spokesman said Wednesday.
Pirates in Somalia said Wednesday they were ferrying ammunition and men to the 30 hijacked vessels still under their control, and they threatened to kill more captives following the violent end to a hostage standoff that left four Americans dead.
Four Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates off East Africa were shot and killed by their captors Tuesday, the U.S. military said, marking the first time U.S. citizens have been killed in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean for years.
Somali pirates fatally shot four American hostages Tuesday, the U.S. military said, marking the first deaths of American citizens in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean for years.
"Kate has chosen her bridesmaids!" "Harry to be William's Best Man!" Those breathless headlines are what pass for breaking news in Britain these days, as the nation is in full throes of its latest royal obsession — the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton.