Court hands life sentences to Uganda World Cup bombers
Five of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 have been given life sentences. They avoided the death penalty for the attacks that targeted fans who gathered to watch the World Cup.
Hearts and minds war: Djiboutian peacekeepers in villagersí aid
For the Djiboutian peacekeeping forces in central Somalia, delivering basic services for residents in their areas under their control can bring a real change and help them to provide a better security than the guns.
Switzerland to Muslim Students: Shake Your Teacherís Hand or Pay $5,000
When two teenage Muslim students from Syria told their school in Switzerland that to shake their female teacherís hand would violate their religious beliefs, administrators were sympathetic. So they made an exception: Unlike the schoolís other students, who shake each teacherís hand at the beginning and end of each class period, the two boys would be exempt from shaking anyoneís hand at all.
Uganda to give verdict on 2010 Shabaab bombing suspects
The July 2010 suicide bombings claimed by Somaliaís Al Shabaab targeted football fans watching the World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at a restaurant and a rugby club in Kampala, and were the regionís worst attacks in more than a decade.