- Car bomb kills 11 at tea shop in Mogadishu Updated: Feb-27-14 8:08 am
- UN urges reinforcements for CAfrican Republic Updated: Feb-20-14 5:57 pm
- Uganda: Wanted LRA rebel commander believed dead Updated: Feb-17-14 12:34 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A car bomb blast Thursday in a normally quiet Mogadishu neighborhood blew the facade off a tea shop where intelligence officers are known to congregate, killing at least 11 people, police said.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Thursday for the rapid deployment of at least 3,000 additional troops and police to conflict-wracked Central African Republic to prevent further religious killings that have forced almost one million people to flee their homes and are partitioning the country into Muslim and Christian areas.
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda's military said it believes a senior rebel commander with the infamous Lord's Resistance Army was killed last year in Central African Republic following an attack by African Union forces, inflicting a serious setback to the rebel group that is said to be in decline amid an international hunt for its leader, Joseph Kony.