Two explosions occurred near Somalia’s interior ministry and security forces were battling gunmen inside, police said Saturday, as the al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility for the ongoing attack in Mogadishu.
The news from Congo’s Garamba National Park was grim for decades: rangers killed, an elephant population decimated by poachers, marauding armed groups and the disappearance of the last northern white rhinos living in the wild. African Parks, the non-profit group that took over management in 2005, had doubts about whether it could turn things around.
Two young men and a teenage girl were killed in disputed Kashmir on Saturday when government forces fired at anti-India protesters who disrupted a military-led operation against rebels, police and medics said.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ended a second day of talks with senior North Korean officials on Saturday, with both sides saying they need clarity on the parameters of an agreement to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
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