Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

Thousands of Algerians Turn Out for 37th Consecutive Friday Protest

CAIRO Thousands of people turned out Friday in the center of the Algerian capital, Algiers, as well as other towns and cities, for the 37th consecutive weekly protest against the …

Attack on Mali Military Post Kills 35 Soldiers

BAMAKO, MALI Thirty-five soldiers were killed Friday in a “terrorist attack” on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, the army said.

“The provisional death toll has …

US to End Cameroon’s Preferential Trade Status

The White House plans to end Cameroon’s preferential trade status in 2020 because of alleged human rights violations, a charge the West African nation’s government disputes.

U.S. President Donald Trump …

Flooding in East Africa Affects More Than 1 Million People

NAIROBI An aid group estimates that more than 1 million people in East Africa are affected by flooding after higher-than-normal rainfall.

Parts of the region are bracing for a tropical …

Flooding in East Africa Affects More Than 1 Million People

NAIROBI An aid group estimates that more than 1 million people in East Africa are affected by flooding after higher-than-normal rainfall.

Parts of the region are bracing for a tropical …

IOM Continues Hunt for Aid Worker and Child Abducted in South Sudan

GENEVA The International Organization for Migration is renewing its call for the immediate, unconditional release of a female volunteer and a four-year-old child abducted by armed men Sunday in South …