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Red Cross warns on mass hunger in Yemen, Somalia

There is a window of only three to four months to avert mass starvation in Yemen and Somalia, plagued by conflict and drought, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday in an appeal for funding.

Car bomb kills 6 near Somalia presidential palace: Official

A car bomb exploded today at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace in the capital, killing at least six people, the spokesman for Mogadishu's mayor said.

Somalia wants Saudi probe of refugee boat attack

Somalia has called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate an incident in which dozens of Somali refugees were shot dead on board a boat.

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump's new immigration ban

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump's new immigration ban

The executive order signed by US President Donald Trump also reduces from 110,000 to 50,000 the number of refugees the US would take in during 2017.

Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said.

UN chief arrives on emergency visit to Somalia for famine

The United Nations estimates that 5 million people in Somalia need aid, amid warnings of a famine. 

Somalia says 110 dead in last 48 hours due to drought

Some 110 people have died in southern Somalia in the last two days from famine and diarrhoea resulting from a drought, the prime minister said on Saturday, as the area braces itself for widespread shortages of food.

Somalia suicide attack: Bomb kills 20 at crowded market in Mogadishu

At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 got injured when a bomb went off at a market in western Mogadishu on Sunday.

Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured, said a police officer.

Blast in Somalia kills 20 in Mogadishu marketplace

A car bomb blast at a marketplace Somalia's capital has killed at least 20 people and injured 50 others, said a local Somali official.

Donald Trump weighs revised travel ban, Supreme Court test still possible

Donald Trump weighs revised travel ban, Supreme Court test still possible

US President Donald Trump announced the possibility of a "brand new order" that could be issued as soon as Monday or Tuesday.

In blow to Donald Trump, US judges reject travel ban

In blow to Donald Trump, US judges reject travel ban

US President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate a temporary travel ban he had ordered on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Somalia faces presidential election under threat of attack

Somalia holds a groundbreaking presidential election on Wednesday amid a security lockdown that has closed the capital's international airport and cleared major streets.

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

Donald Trump steps up attack on judge, court system over travel ban

It is unusual for a sitting president to attack a member of the judiciary, which the US Constitution designates as a check on the power of the executive branch and Congress.
 

United States federal judge blocks Donald Trump travel ban nationwide

United States federal judge blocks Donald Trump travel ban nationwide

The temporary restraining order issued by US District Judge James Robart.

Migration, Brexit and Donald Trump to dominate European Union summit

Migration, Brexit and Donald Trump to dominate European Union summit

European Union leaders will try to rally together to revive the beleaguered bloc at a special summit in Malta Friday in the face of "threats" from migration, Brexit and Donald Trump.

Post ban, Syrian envoy dubs U.S. as ''sponsor of terrorism''

Donald Trump's executive order last week put a 120-day halt on the U.S. refugee program.

Pakistan could be included in White House ban list

Pakistan could be included in White House ban list

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus has suggested that countries like Pakistan could also be added to the banned list of seven Muslim countries as far as migration is concerned.

Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' could hurt global fight against terrorism: Indonesia

Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' could hurt global fight against terrorism: Indonesia

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, says President Donald Trump's ban on citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the US could hurt the global fight against terrorism.

Donald Trump agrees to refugee intake from Australia: PM Malcolm Turnbull

The Australian PM declined to provide further details on the deal, saying it was for US authorities vetting people on the islands.