World Bulletin / News Desk
Kenyan anti-riot police fired teargas at stone-throwing youths in the port city of Mombasa on Tuesday for a second day after a Muslim cleric was murdered.
On Monday gunmen shot dead Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo, spraying his car with bullets in a killing many Muslims in Mombasa have blamed on the police. One person was killed in the ensuing unrest.
Youths barricaded several streets with burning tyres in the predominantly Muslim Majengo neighbourhood, before armed police dispersed the crowds and patrolled the streets. Most shops in the business district were shut.
"These people, the police, are joking. They are taking this thing lightly, but the way I see it, it will not be good," shop keeper Kassim Ali told Reuters as police cleared a smouldering roadblock.
Washington and Nairobi had both accused the preacher of helping al Shabaab, Somalia's insurgent group.
The Somali group called on Kenyan Muslims on Tuesday to protect their religion at all costs and boycott next year's presidential election, and condemned what it said was a "witch-hunt" against Muslims by the Kenyan authorities.
"Muslims must take the matter into their own hands, stand united against the Kuffar (non-believers) and take all necessary measures to protect their religion, their honour, their property and their lives from the enemies of Islam," al Shabaab said in a statement posted on the social media site Twitter.
An Israeli army officer has killed a teenager at the Qalandiya checkpoint.
Four members of the right-wing Independent Greeks defied him in the space of 24 hours by urging Greeks to accept more austerity in return for cash.
White House said in a statement US. Vice President Biden was glad over recent military succes
In a message to Venezuela to mark the country's independence on July 5, Kerry says he hoped the two countries could find ways to cooperate.
Two explosions, that took place outside the offices of the Porvenir pension fund management company, rocked Colombia's capital on Thursday, injuring at least eight people.
Despite intense opposition from Russia Bosnian Serbs and Serbia, officials in the UN have referred to the massacre as a "genocide".
Two days ahead of the referendum on bailout, both camps are set to demonstrate in Athens on Friday
If necessary reforms are made, EBRD plans to invest around $1 billion in Ukraine in 2015
According to military and local sources, gunmen opened fire at mosques in northeastern Borno state’s Kukawa town. The death toll is feared to be as high as 100
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Turkish Cypriot President Akinci says he feels the ongoing negotiations over the divided island of Cyprus may be concluded soon
Muslim leaders in Uganda have blamed police for not protecting Muslim imams.
According to new data from the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), shows nearly 30 journalists were murdered in criminal acts outside war zones (especially in Latin America, Philippines and India)
Gas row between Russia and Ukraine flares up again with Russia and Ukraine trading words over decentralization of Donbass
Navy Yard spokesman says no casualties, no shooter spotted at Washington Navy Yard.
The German Chancellor's chief of staff has requested a meeting with US embassy over spying reports