DAKAR (Reuters) - Gambian authorities have refused entry to the chair of regional body ECOWAS, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Senegal's foreign minister said on Saturday, dampening hopes for a political solution after President Yahya Jammeh rejected the results of elections that he lost on Dec. 1.
Five photographers document the flow of refugees
By ALICE GABRINER and OLIVIER LAURENT
Each day, the scenes repeat themselves: hundreds of refugees flee their homes, taking to the roads, many of them holding white flags as they look for safety. Since Oct. 16, when Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive on Mosul to dislodge ISIS fighters, more than a hundred villages have been liberated.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least two policemen when it exploded at a checkpoint near the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and militants fighting to topple the government said.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 55 people, including businessmen, suspected of giving financial support to the network of the U. S.-based cleric Ankara accuses of orchestrating a failed military coup in July, broadcaster NTV said.