Cuba will respect Fidel Castro's dying wish that no statues be erected in his honour and no streets be named after him, President Raul Castro said Saturday.
Somali regional forces in Puntland have clashed with pro-Islamic State militants in the country's northeast in the first-ever military confrontation between security forces and pro-Islamic State fighters.
Jowhar (HOL) - Francisco Madeira. the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, has pledged to support the newly formed regional state Hirshabelle to improve its infrastructure and bolster its security; both of which are crucial in developing the agricultural sector of the region.
Mogadishu (HOL) - The owners of the Belize-registered, Panamanian-vessel Greko 1 have been fined for illegal and unreported fishing in Somali waters and have paid a $65,000 fine to the Federal Government of Somalia. The vessel is currently impounded in a Mombassa port and will be released since payment was received.
MOGADISHU - Islamist militants have beheaded eight Somali village elders and killed at least seven other people during fighting spurred by a dispute over payment of an Islamic tax, a villager and a local official said on Wednesday.
Federal investigators are examining a Facebook post that may have been written by the Somali-born Ohio State University student who injured 11 people Monday when he plowed his car into a group of pedestrians, then attacked bystanders with a butcher knife, law enforcement sources told Fox News.
An 18-year-old Somali student was behind an attack involving a car and butcher knife on the campus of Ohio State University Monday that left 11 people injured, officials said.