Daily Archives: July 28, 2019

In Burundi, Fears That Next Year’s Vote Will Be Bloody Again

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI – It made history as the first country to quit the International Criminal Court. Then it kicked out the United Nations human rights office. Even as Burundi’s vice president asserts in a rare interview that the troubled country …

UN to Double Food Rations for Ebola-Affected People in DR Congo

GENEVA – The U.N. World Food Program says it plans to double food rations to assist 440,000 people affected by the Ebola virus and their contacts over the next six months to respond to escalating needs in eastern Democratic Republic …

4 Turkish Nationals Freed After Nigeria Kidnapping

LAGOS – Four Turkish citizens have been freed a week after they were kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria, the police said.

Police said they had “successfully secured the release” of the men on Friday and that no ransom was paid …

4 Turkish Nationals Freed After Nigeria Kidnapping

LAGOS – Four Turkish citizens have been freed a week after they were kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria, the police said.

Police said they had “successfully secured the release” of the men on Friday and that no ransom was paid …

Nigeria: 65 Killed in Attack by Boko Haram Militants

Boko Haram militants killed at least 65 people at a funeral in northeastern Nigeria, local officials said Sunday, revising the earlier death toll of 23.

“It is 65 people dead and 10 injured,” said Muhammed Bulama, the local government chairman. …