NAIROBI, Kenya — A large explosion outside a school in Somalia’s capital on Thursday killed at least eight people and injured 17 others, the police said. It was the latest in a series of deadly attacks as Somalia experiences a tense election period and an enormous humanitarian crisis. A vehicleContinue Reading

NAIROBI, Kenya — A large explosion outside a school in Somalia’s capital on Thursday killed at least eight people and injured 17 others, the police said. It was the latest in a series of deadly attacks as Somalia experiences a tense election period and an enormous humanitarian crisis. A vehicleContinue Reading

Captured Ethiopian government soldiers and allied militia members are paraded by Tigray forces last month on their way to a detention center in Mekele, the capital of the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Captured Ethiopian government soldiers and allied militia members are paraded byContinue Reading

A military hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, came under attack on Tuesday, according to Taliban officials, with gunfire and explosions echoing throughout the city. The attack targeted the 400-bed Sardar Daud Khan hospital in one of Kabul’s more affluent neighborhoods, where both wounded soldiers who fought for the formerContinue Reading

The airstrikes on Mekelle were targeting weapons sites used by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), said Billene Seyoum, an Ethiopian government spokesperson. Ethiopia’s federal government launched a military offensive to oust the TPLF last November and fighting has been ongoing since. Seyoum added that one of these sites, MesfinContinue Reading

A brazen attack on a military bus driving through the Syrian capital, Damascus, killed 14 people on Wednesday, according to state news media, a reminder that President Bashar al-Assad’s grip on power remains tenuous even in a major government stronghold with no active rebel presence. No organization immediately claimed responsibilityContinue Reading