Daily Archives: January 17, 2021

More Than 80 People Killed in West Darfur Attack

Unknown armed men killed more than 80 people and injured at least 160 others in the Krinding refugee camp and elsewhere in Genena, the capital of Sudan’s West Darfur state this weekend, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Governor…

Young Tunisians Riot, Marking 10 Years Since President’s Resignation

Riots and looting shook parts of Tunisia early Sunday, days after the country marked the 10th anniversary of the resignation of long-time President Zein el Abidine Ben Ali in an Arab Spring revolution. The riots also came as Prime Minister Hichem Mechi…

US Military Pulls Last Troops From Somalia

The United States military has completed withdrawing troops from Somalia, according to the U.S. Africa Command. AFRICOM spokesperson Colonel Christopher P. Karns confirmed to VOA Somali that the repositioning of the troops was completed ahead of t…