EU naval forces have conducted their first raid on pirate bases on the Somali mainland, saying they have destroyed several boats.
The EU forces were transported by helicopter to the bases near the port of Haradhere, a well known pirate lair.
Airtel Tanzania has launched “Super 5” , an offer that provides affordable solutions to its subscribers who frequently use voice calls, social platforms and SMS to communicate.
Cheikh Sarr, Airtel Marketing Director, commented saying that this is the most competitive offer in the market that seeks to combine quality and affordable rates on online data services and voice.
A man convicted of killing an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran two years ago has been hanged, Iran's state media report.
Majid Jamali Fashi, 24, was convicted of killing Professor Massoud Ali Mohammadi by detonating a bomb outside his home in January 2010.
Forty-nine mutilated bodies have been found dumped by a roadside near the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico.
Security officials said the 43 men and six women had been decapitated and had their hands cut off, making identification difficult.
Essar Telecom’s Yu Mobile has launched a new service ‘Credo4yu’, which is a pre-paid credit service that gives access to emergency airtime to its subscribers.
Subscribers will get up to Ksh 20 ($0.23c) of emergency airtime credit when they need to make urgent calls.
The man who foiled a Yemen-based al-Qaeda "underwear bomb" plot was a British man of Middle Eastern origin, according to US media.
UK officials declined to comment on the reports, but earlier this week the US said foreign agencies were involved in the operation.
The retrial of 20 Bahraini medics accused of aiding anti-government protesters has again been adjourned.
They were found guilty by a military tribunal last year and sentenced to up to 15 years in jail. But a retrial by a civilian court was ordered in October.
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank, has revealed a surprise trading loss of $2bn (£1.2bn) on complex investments made by its traders.
Overall, after accounting for other gains, losses at its chief investment office (CIO) are estimated to come in at $800m in the second quarter.