Merkel coalition ahead, first time in 2 years – poll

Merkel coalition ahead, first time in 2 years – poll BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition has inched ahead of the main opposition parties for the first time in two years, a poll showed on Sunday – thanks to a surge in support for the maverick Pirate Party at the expense of the Social Democrats. Related Stories … Read More

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Somaliland troops and separatists clash, five killed

Somaliland troops and separatists clash, five killed HARGEISA (Reuters) – At least four Somaliland troops and one rebel fighter loyal to the breakaway enclave’s secessionists were killed during clashes on Sunday, both sides said. Related Stories French far-left firebrand third in election race – poll Mali sanction deadline expires, rebels seize north Suu Kyi’s party claims landslide win in Myanmar … Read More

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EU approves pirate base attacks

EU approves pirate base attacks The European Union expands its mission against Somali pirates, by allowing military forces to attack land targets as well as those at sea.

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