1. UN helicopter and crew seized by Somali Islamists
- The al-Shabab has seized a UN helicopter along with 8 people.
- The helicopter landed in territory controlled by the group in central Somalia.
- Some said it made an emergency landing, while others said that it was a mistake.

2. Polish police arrest MPs in presidential palace
- The former interior minister and deputy interior minister have been arrested inside the presidential palace.
- They were sentenced last month for abuse of power.
- The new interior minister wrote: "Everyone is equal before the law."

3. US and UK navies repel against Houthi attack on Red Sea shipping
- UK and US naval forces have fought back against the biggest attack yet by Yemen's Houthi rebels on Red Sea shipping.
- Jets and warships shot down 21 drones and missiles launched overnight.
- The Houthis said they targeted a US ship for the killing of rebels who tried to attack a container ship last month.
1. UN helicopter and crew seized by Somali Islamists
- The al-Shabab has seized a UN helicopter along with 8 people.
- The helicopter landed in territory controlled by the group in central Somalia.
- Some reports said it had been forced to make an emergency landing, while others said that it was a mistake.

2. Polish police arrest MPs in presidential palace
- Polish police have arrested the former interior minister and deputy interior minister inside the presidential palace in Warsaw.
- They were sentenced to two years' jail last month for abuse of power.
- The new interior minister wrote on X: "Everyone is equal before the law."

3. US and UK navies repel against Houthi attack on Red Sea shipping
- UK and US naval forces have repelled the largest attack yet by Yemen's Houthi rebels on Red Sea shipping.
- Jets and warships shot down 21 drones and missiles launched overnight.
- The Houthis said they targeted a US ship in retaliation for the killing of rebels who tried to attack a container ship last month.

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