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Terrorist Siege of Mogadishu Hotel Kills 20

Authorities in Somalia say a terrorist siege of a Mogadishu hotel has ended, but not before at least 20 people were killed, including a government minister. The militant group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for the attack, saying the hotel is frequented by what it calls "apostate government members." Somalia's foreign minister says among the dead is the country's environments minister, Buri Mohamed Hamza. The Somali National News Agency said Sunday the death...

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