Daily Archives: November 21, 2021

Gunmen Kidnap 5 Chinese Mine Workers in DR Congo

Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped five Chinese nationals working at a gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s conflict-plagued east on Sunday, military sources said.Regional army spokesman Major Dieudonne Kasereka said that “at aroun…

Protesters Gather Outside Ouagadougou to Block French Military Convoy Headed to Niger

Up to 200 protesters in Burkina Faso gathered on the outskirts of the capital, Ouagadougou, Sunday, aiming to block a French military convoy that has been trying to reach neighboring Niger from the nearby city of Kaya. French forces are in the region a…

Blinken Prods Tunisia on Reforms in Call With Leader

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken encouraged Tunisia’s leader to make reforms to respond to Tunisians’ hopes for “democratic progress,” the U.S. State Department said on Sunday, nearly four months after President Kais Saied seized political power….