World leaders have pledged to boost support for measures to fight piracy, terrorism and political instability in Somalia, after a meeting in London.
The conference agreed a seven-point plan promising more humanitarian aid, support for African Union peacekeepers and better international co-ordination.
US Secretary of State Hillary
This picture posted on YouTube appears to show a Syrian soldier taking aim at a young boy during a protest in Deraa, Syria. Photograph: YouTube/MrAA991
Reuters are also reporting on the violent clashes that have erupted across Syria as hundreds of thousands take to the streets
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has signed a deal under which he will step down after months of unrest.
Mr Saleh signed the agreement, brokered by Yemen's Gulf Arab neighbours, in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
Under the plan, he will transfer his powers to his deputy ahead
By Hereward Holland
YIDA CAMP, South Sudan | Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:00pm EST
(Reuters) - A refugee camp in South Sudan's Unity state was bombed Thursday, South Sudan officials and witnesses said, threatening to raise tensions with Sudan in the violence-plagued border region.
Taban Deng, the governor
Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, has died at the age of 56.
He passed away on Wednesday in California.
Mr Jobs stepped down as chief executive of the firm in August due to health reasons.
He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, which was first diagnosed in 2004.
ASHGABAT, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Turkmenistan pardoned more than 3,700 prisoners, including around 30 foreigners,
Click on the link: Gadaffi almost gone; Isaias's turn?
Libyan rebels have said that a former deputy of Col Gaddafi has defected in another blow to the increasingly isolated Libyan leader.
PHOENIX (Reuters) – Three Eritrean nationals pleaded not guilty on Friday to trying to sneak a fake bomb past a screening area at a Phoenix airport in what the FBI described as a possible test of security.
PHOENIX – Authorities filed federal charges Friday against three African refugees after an item first thought to be a bomb was found in one of their carry-on bags at Phoenix’s airport.
CNN’s Ivan Watson speaks to a man who’s passionate about helping people making the perilous journey from Libya.
Reykjavik, Iceland – Swedish surgeons made history by performing the world’s first synthetic organ transplant. They removed the patient’s cancerous windpipe and replaced it with a plastic pipe.
The International Criminal Court has issued a warrant of arrest for Libya’s embattled leader, Colonel Muammar Ghadaffi for crimes against humanity.
By The Associated Press
NATO says it is ramping up its airstrikes on military targets in western Libya, where rebel forces have claimed a string of advances through territory still largely under Moammar Gadhafi’s control.