Somali President Resigns
Abdullahi Yusuf is the latest leader to have failed to pacify Somalia in two decades of turmoil and deadly violence. Somalia has been beset by anarchy, famine and a steady influx of weapons from abroad. More than a dozen attempts have been made to form an effective government since the last one collapsed in 1991. Meanwhile, the United Nations says more than 300,000 Somali children are malnourished and living in squalor. Read More . . .