The Somali flag is on display in front of new parliamentarians on Aug. 20, 2012.<br>Stuart Price/UN

US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official

A Somali intelligence official says the unidentified al-Shabab extremist group officer had maintained links with foreign extremist groups with the aim of coordinating future attacks.

Group: Sudan crackdown may amount to crime against humanity

The protest movement says at least 128 people were killed in the crackdown.

Burkina Faso: 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freed

An army statement says one soldier was also killed in the latest clashes as the extremist presence grows in the West African nation.

Ivanka Trump rejects notion family profits from presidency

Ivanka Trump brushed off criticism that her family has profited off the presidency and said Friday a big difference between her family and Democrat Joe Biden's is that President Donald Trump amassed his fortune before he entered politics while Biden's wealth is "derivative" of his time in office.

UN experts: 'Brutal' prison killed Egyptian ex-president

U.N. rights experts say Egypt's ex-President Mohammed Morsi endured "brutal" prison conditions that contributed to his death in custody.

Incoming senior enlisted leader brings blunt talk, high standards to the job

After 29 years in the Air Force, Chief Master Sgt. Ramon Colon-Lopez is poised to become the military’s top enlisted service member, capping a career that has included long stints as a special operator in Afghanistan.

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