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.
BEIJING China's foreign ministry said on Monday it believes the U.S. drone issue will be appropriately handled, after the country's defence ministry said it would return an underwater U.S. drone seized by a naval vessel last week in the South China Sea.
Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comments at a daily news briefing in Beijing.
(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)
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.