The Latest: 9 Dead in Attack on Somali Interior Ministry
The Latest on the attack on Somalia’s interior ministry (all times local):
AP PHOTOS: Thai Soccer Team’s Cave Ordeal Hits 2-Week Mark
For two weeks, 12 young soccer players and their coach have been trapped in a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand, riveting the nation and making news around the world.
UK Cabinet Proclaims Brexit Unity _ but Many Hurdles Ahead
Britain’s prime minister is claiming victory in her bid to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her Brexit policy, but many hurdles lie ahead.
Froome Starts Pursuit of 5th Tour De France Title
Chris Froome’s pursuit of a record-tying fifth Tour de France title has begun amid big crowds under sunny skies on an island off the Atlantic coast.
2 Blasts Near Somalia’s Interior Ministry as Gunfire Heard
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.
Chinese Premier Praises EU, Says Free Trade Must Be Upheld
The Chinese premier says free trade and international cooperation must be upheld to avoid slowing down the global economy.
Backed by Prince Harry, Conservation Group Expands in Africa
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.
Troops Fire at Anti-India Protesters in Kashmir; 3 Killed
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.
Syrian Troops Celebrate Recapture of Border Crossing
Syrian soldiers are celebrating the recapture of the main border crossing with Jordan, raising portraits of President Bashar Assad and tearing down rebel flags.
Pompeo Seeks Clarity in Denuclearization Talks With NKorea
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.