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Extremist attack in Somalia’s capital kills at least 9

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large explosion in Somalia’s capital killed at least nine people and injured eight others, a health official said Saturday. ...

Guantanamo prosecutor retires as 9/11 trial remains elusive

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WASHINGTON — The Army general who spent the past decade leading an oft-stalled effort to prosecute five men held at the Guantanamo Bay detention...

Local ADs sense return to normalcy in 2021-22

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By all accounts, David Edens’ professional timing couldn’t have been worse. Edens took over as the Whiteland High School athletic director last summer, a time...

2 US men, ex-Colombia soldiers held in Haiti assassination

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Seventeen suspects have been detained so far in the stunning assassination of Haiti's president, and Haitian authorities say two are believed...

Albania leader blames nationalism for EU expansion deadlock

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ATHENS, Greece — Albania's prime minister says he thinks a resurgence of nationalism in Europe is holding back plans to expand the European Union...

Pope tells South Sudan leaders to make sacrifices for peace

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ROME — Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury marked the 10th anniversary of the independence of South Sudan on Friday by urging its...

Taliban say they now control 85% of Afghanistan’s territory

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MOSCOW — The Taliban claimed on Friday that they now control 85% of Afghanistan's territory amid a surge in wins on the ground and...

Thailand sets curfew for capital to combat coronavirus surge

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BANGKOK — Officials in Thailand on Friday announced a seven-hour curfew and other restrictions for the capital and nine other provinces to try to...

Ethiopia says all aid flights to Tigray must be searched

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government on Friday said all flights carrying aid to its embattled Tigray region must go through its capital for inspection...

Head of radical Palestinian group laid to rest in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Syria — Hundreds of people attended on Friday the funeral of Ahmed Jibril, the leader of a breakaway Palestinian faction whose group carried...