Militants storm UN compound in Somalia; 20 killed
19 Jun 2013 | 4:26 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Seven al-Qaida-linked militants on a suicide mission attacked the U.N. compound Wednesday with a truck bomb and then poured inside, killing at least 13 people before dying in the assault.
16 dead: Militants infiltrate UN's Somalia office
19 Jun 2013 | 9:57 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Seven al-Qaida-linked gunmen detonated a pick-up truck rigged with explosives at the gate of the U.N. compound in Somalia's capital Wednesday, launching a bombs-and-gunfire assault that saw militants pour into the complex, killing at least nine people, including three foreigners, officials said.
2 SAfrican deminers killed in Mogadishu attack
19 Jun 2013 | 9:08 am
Al-Qaida-linked fighters attack UN base in Somalia
19 Jun 2013 | 8:49 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated several bombs and breached the main U.N. compound in Somalia's capital Wednesday, sparking gun battles that killed at least 12 people. A U.N. official said at least three foreigners were believed to be among the dead.
Zimbabwe's president goes back to court on polls
19 Jun 2013 | 7:08 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's highest court said Wednesday it has received an application from longtime President Robert Mugabe's party to delay crucial elections by at least two weeks following pressure from regional leaders.
5 Somalis, 7 militants die in attack on UN office
19 Jun 2013 | 7:07 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated multiple bomb blasts and breached the main U.N. compound in Mogadishu on Wednesday, sparking gun battles with security forces that killed at least 12 people. U.N. personnel who reached the compound's secure bunker all survived, though officials hinted not all reached that bunker.
Bomb blasts, gunmen attack UN office in Mogadishu
19 Jun 2013 | 5:30 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated multiple bomb blasts and engaged in ongoing battles with security forces in an attempt to breach the main U.N. compound in Mogadishu, officials said Wednesday.
Bomb blast, gunmen attack UN compound in Mogadishu
19 Jun 2013 | 5:00 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated at least one bomb blast and engaged in ongoing battles with security forces in an attempt to breach the main U.N. compound in Mogadishu, officials said Wednesday.
Mali and Tuareg rebels sign accord
18 Jun 2013 | 2:38 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Mali, which lost half its territory last year to a rebel invasion, signed an accord Tuesday with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province, paving the way for the Malian military to return to the areas that remain under rebel control.
Fighters in Nigeria attack school, kill 9 pupils
18 Jun 2013 | 1:09 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants have opened fire on students taking exams at a school in the country's troubled northeast, killing at least nine pupils in the latest violence to wrack the volatile region, witnesses said Tuesday.
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