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By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Gershkovich, a 31-year-old American citizen, was ordered held until Aug. 30. He had been arrested in March on espionage charges on a reporting trip in Russia. He, his employer and the U.S. government have denied the charges.
By Associated Press
Humanitarian agencies are calling for full funding of the U.N.'s $7 billion appeal for the Horn of Africa during a pledging conference this week, citing a growing crisis and the need for urgent lifesaving intervention.
By Evelyne Musambi, Associated Press
U.S. first lady Jill Biden got an up-close look Sunday at the historic East Africa drought as she walked along arid land and listened as some Maasai women described how their children and livestock are going hungry. She appealed for more countries to join…
By Darlene Superville, Evelyne Musambi, Associated Press
Trends in a historic Horn of Africa drought are now worse than they were during the 2011 drought in which at least a quarter-million people died, a climate center said Wednesday.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
By Nick Schifrin, Teresa Cebrian Aranda, Dan Sagalyn
For the first time in nearly eight years, a cabinet member has visited Somalia. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s trip to Mogadishu comes as the region faces one of the world’s most acute humanitarian crises, caused primarily by…
Ethiopia's prime minister on Tuesday declared "the final and crucial" military operation will launch in the coming days against the government of the country's rebellious northern Tigray region.
Instability in Somalia Hampers Efforts to Aid Famine 'Tragedy'…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama, a Danish-owned ship carrying relief aid to Kenya, was seized in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia with 20 American crew members aboard.
By PBS NewsHour
Somalia's President Abdullahi Yusuf resigned Monday after failing to stabilize the African country that has lacked a functioning central government for 17 years.
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