Tunisia's president declares state of emergency after hotel attack
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed.
Toronto man wanted in connection with Queen West condo shooting
The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Kamal Hassan and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
Two men were found dead inside a condo on Lisgar St. at around 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, said police. They have been identified as Mohamed Abdiwal Dirie and Abdiwel Abdullahi, both 26, of Toronto.
Exclusive: US Operates Drones From Secret Base in Somalia
Some say the Americans are everywhere. Some say they are nowhere. Still others say they are everywhere and nowhere at once. But the shadowy U.S. presence in this strategic port city in war-torn southern Somalia has clear consequences for anyone with a share of power here. That includes Somali regional officials who are quick to praise American counterterrorism efforts, African Union forces who rely on U.S. intelligence as they battle back al-Shabab, and even the al Qaeda-linked militants themselves, who are increasingly hemmed in by a lethal combination of AU-led counterinsurgency, airstrikes, and raids by U.S. special operators.
Eden Prairie residents represent Somalia at Model UN Conference
Eden Prairie resident Abdeljabar Sharif was recognized at the Intermediate District 287 Board meeting June 25 in Plymouth. At only 17, Sharif, a junior at West Education Center Academy under the WALT program, is already a world leader. Last month he represented Somalia at the International Model United Nations Conference in New York where, for the first time in 45 years, Somalia was represented.