Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president | News

Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president | News

Somali legislators have elected former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s next president, following a long-overdue election on Sunday in the troubled Horn of Africa nation. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who served as Somalia’s president between 2012 and 2017, won the contest in the capital, Mogadishu, amid a security lockdown imposed by authorities to prevent … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Russia warns Finland over NATO move | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine live news: Russia warns Finland over NATO move | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine’s general staff says Russian troops were pulling back from the northeastern city of Kharkiv. Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Finland joining NATO would be ‘a mistake’. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says “very complex negotiations” with Russia are under way to get fighters out of the besieged Azovstal plant in Mariupol. Ukrainian forces are on … Read more

Israeli police attack on Shireen Abu Akleh mourners sparks outcry | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli police attack on Shireen Abu Akleh mourners sparks outcry | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Attacks by Israeli forces on mourners of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh have sparked condemnation, with the United Nations and the United States describing the scenes as “deeply disturbing” – although the US stopped short of explicitly condemning Israel for the violence. Thousands of people gathered in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday for the … Read more