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Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombingMembers of Minnesota's large Somali community are stunned by the bombing in their homeland that killed more than 300 people and left hundreds more injured
The Associated Press7 hours ago
UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abusesThe United States and human rights groups are sharply criticizing the U.N. election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo's victory despite accusations of serious rights abuses.
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims
Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missingSomalia bombing toll over 300 as remain scores missing; critically injured are airlifted abroad
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Critically wounded men wait to be moved into a Turkish air ambulance plane to airlift injured patients for treatment in Turkey, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Oct,16, 2017. The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital now exceeds 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the country reeled from the deadliest single attack. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
The Latest: 35 Somali victims arrive in Turkey for treatmentThe Latest: 35 victims of Somalia's deadliest attack arrive in Turkey for treatment
The Associated Press9 hours ago
After bombing, Somalia fears renewed al-Shabab onslaughtShaken Somalia fears renewed al-Shabab onslaught, despite Trump's new military effort
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Somalis remove the body of a man killed in Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50 Sunday, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
AP video journalist describes Somalia's deadliest attackAP video journalist describes Somalia's deadliest attack, which tore the roof from his home
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Jailed Rwandan opposition figure accuses presidentJailed Rwandan opposition figure says she was detained for challenging longtime president
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Opposition supporters protesting over the upcoming elections run from a cloud of tear gas fired by riot police in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Two international human rights groups said Monday that Kenya's police in August attacked opposition supporters killing dozens and injuring scores following demonstrations protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's subsequently annulled re-election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenya police killed 67 opposition supporters: Rights groupsKenya police killed 67 opposition supporters after August election, rights groups say
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Former military chief in Lesotho charged with murderFormer military chief in Lesotho charged with murder of police official
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impactIn Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact after advances under Obama
The Associated Press19 hours ago
More than 300 dead in Somalia's worst-ever attack, ambulance service chief saysMore than 300 dead in Somalia's worst-ever attack, ambulance service chief says
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Somali children assist other civilians and security forces in their rescue efforts by carrying away unidentified charred human remains in a cardboard box, to clear the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50 Sunday, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
The Latest: Qatar diplomatic mission hit in Somali blastThe Latest: Qatar says its diplomatic mission in Somalia hit in Mogadishu bombing
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50 Sunday, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history; 'Unspeakable horrors' at hospitals
The Associated Press1 day ago
Death toll from explosion in Somalia's capital rises to 276, information minister saysDeath toll from explosion in Somalia's capital rises to 276, information minister says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria says no plan to issue visas on arrival for AfricansNigeria's government says no plans to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans
The Associated Press1 day ago
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