Daily Archives: May 26, 2019

30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks on DRC Lake

KINSHASA Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake.

Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many …

Libya’s Haftar Says to Fight Until Tripoli ‘Militias’ Defeated

PARIS Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli, said in an interview published Sunday he will continue fighting until militias in the city laid down their arms.

Haftar had justified the …

Sudan’s Leading Opposition Party Rejects Strike Call

KHARTOUM A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan.

The opposition Umma Party …