Because of rainfall that falls below the seasonal average in Somalia, the so-called 'crop Gu' has been damaged, resulting in a dramatic increase in food prices. Observers on the ground note that the level of malnutrition in the country has become alarming.
Specter of famine again haunts Somalia
Crop failure and water shortages assail the impoverished people of Somalia.
Shots were fired at the entrance of Fort Meade, where the headquarters of the National Security Agency are located.
Thomas Cook, Virgin Air, EasyJet and Norwegian declared that they are switching procedures to require two persons at all times in jetliner cockpits. This follows post-911 procedure for U.S. airlines.
Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German theologian who resisted Germany's National Socialism.