MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least ten people have been killed, and scores were wounded in heavy fighting between Al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces in a town near the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Monday.
LAGOS, Nigeria — On Sunday October 16, a special thanksgiving (church service) and reunion with families was organised by the Nigerian government in Abuja.
KISMAYO, Somalia — A suspected U.S. reconnaissance drone has crashed on Sunday in an Al Shabaab-held environs near the southern coastal city of Kismayo, the administrative headquarters of Interim Jubbaland State.
FARYAB, Afghanistan — Afghan First Vice-President, Abdul Rashid Dostum survives the Taliban ambush in Qaisar district. Twelve from the Afghan National Security Forces including his (Dostum) guards were killed and 15 others were wounded in the ambush.
The Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousaf Ahmadi claimed attack on the Afghan First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum.
Montenegro’s police director, Slavko Stojanović in a written statement confirmed media speculation that 20 citizens of Serbia were arrested on terrorism charges.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Fighters with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab group have launched a massive mortar and gun attack on military bases belonging to the UN-mandated African Union peacekeeping forces in Somalia known as (AMISOM) in Qoryooley district in Lower Shabelle region, military officials and a rebel spokesman said.
Attacks on police outposts in Rakhine state near Myanmar’s north-western border have sparked fears of a resurgence in sectarian violence, which in 2012 killed more than 100 people and drove thousands to refugee camps.
The President of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić, attended the opening ceremony of Serbia’s Honorary Consulate in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. After the ceremony, Nikolić gave an exclusive interview to TASS Russian media agency – discussing the nation’s ties with Russia and his views on Serbia’s EU and NATO integration.
LAGOS, Nigeria — An ex-convict who was released a couple of weeks ago, Tope Adedayo, has been ordered to be remanded in a prison in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, southwest Nigeria.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, confirmed the death sentence of 10 militants involved in different activities across Pakistan, (today).