Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39
MOGADISHU A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president.
BRUSSELS Belgian police detained two people after a house search in Brussels in relation to 2015 attacks in Paris which left 130 people dead, the federal prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.
A judge will decide in the coming hours whether charges can be brought against them, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
Many of the perpetrators of the Paris attacks had lived in Brussels, which has been a focus of investigations into militant cells.
(Reporting by Julia Fioretti)
DAKAR For one Gambian government minister, the ceremonial swearing in of President Adama Barrow marked the new dawn of a democracy he was jailed 22 times for trying to defend - once for every year autocratic ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh was in power.
BANGKOK Thousands of followers of Thailand's biggest Buddhist temple Buddhist temple defied orders to leave its grounds on Sunday to enable police to seek out their former abbot, who is accused of money laundering.