Middle East

Somali deputy PM wounded, 2 dead in hotel suicide bombings

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least two people were killed and Somalia’s deputy prime minister is among some officials who were wounded in a suicide bomb attack Friday on a hotel near the presidential palace in the capital, a Somali police official said. One person rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into the gate of the hotel, … Continue reading

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Greek premier proclaims end to austerity in policy statement

  ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set his leftist government on a collision course with Greece’s creditors Sunday, proclaiming an end to the era of austerity and “five years of bailout barbarity.” Tsipras presented his government’s policy statement to Greek lawmakers which included, as he had forewarned, all the promises … Continue reading