Somalia

Huge Car Bomb Explosion just Heard In Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two huge explosions thought to be car bombs were heard at around Somalia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in the Km4 area in the heart of Mogadishu on Sunday morning, police and witnesses said.

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill

On Thursday July 28, the National Assembly of Bulgaria (parliament) passed a controversial anti-terrorism bill, which was much criticized by the human rights organization for granting the government the power to bypass civil rights during cases of emergency.

The proposed bill passed on its first reading with 133 votes in favor, 5 against, and 14 MPs …

Comment / Venezuela

Feeding Mission: Eat Well to Live Well. The “CLAP”

A comment by Melanny Campos

In April of this year, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, had the idea of lessening the food crisis we Venezuelans are currently suffering and that has worsened in the last three years since he assumed political power, by creating local Committees of Supply and Production (CLAP).

Afghanistan

71 Fighters, Including Islamic State Members, Killed in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — 71 Taliban and ISIS fighters have been killed across Afghanistan, according to a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Defense. “57 terrorists including 36 Daesh [IS] fighters and a Taliban commander killed” as a result of operations in the “Nangarhar, Parwan, Laghman, Paktika, Paktia, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Jauzjan, Kunduz, …