In the wake of the Christmas Day Northwest airlines bombing attempt, some are wondering if the Al Qaeda branches in Yemen and Somalia are linked. Most experts don't see evidence of coordination – not yet.
A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
In a rare interview, Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki denies helping Islamic militants in Somalia, and says his country doesn't need elections.
The country, led by Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has made significant strides since its brutal civil war ended in 2003.
Warnings were raised two years ago about the downed Airbus. According to an immigrant safety advocate, 'We are put in trashy planes that do not meet the norms.'
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
After five days of assault by better-armed Al Shabab militiamen, pro-government fighters have apparently begun to retreat.
The national team unites a scattered diaspora and provides a reason to cheer for war-torn Somalia.