Category Archives: Education

Red Cross: Health, Aid Workers Face Unabated Attacks

UNITED NATIONS, Health and humanitarian workers in war zones are facing unabated and increasing attacks “and the impact on civilians is nothing but catastrophic,” the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said …

Attackers in Congo Hit Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center

Armed assailants on Saturday attacked an Ebola treatment center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo less than a week after it reopened following a previous attack.

The attack in Butembo came in the early-morning …

Algeria military plane crash kills two – ministry

ALGIERS, An Algerian military plane crashed during a training flight, killing two people on board, the defence ministry said.

The Russian SU 24 aircraft crashed late on Wednesday in an inhabited agricultural area in the …

New Airstrikes Target Last Islamic State Enclave

Coalition warplanes launched new airstrikes against the last remaining enclave of the Islamic State terror group’s self-declared caliphate after efforts to evacuate additional civilians stalled.

The strikes, accompanied by artillery fire, targeted the outskirts of …

Amnesty: Boko Haram Killed at Least 60 in Monday’s Nigeria Attack

ABUJA � The militant group Boko Haram killed at least 60 people when it renewed its attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Rann on Monday, Amnesty International said on Friday.

The attack was one …

South Sudanese Fear Leaving UN Protected Camps Despite Peace

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN Tracing his fingers over the metal fencing at a United Nations protected site in South Sudan’s capital, Nhial Nyuot Nhial hung his head as he contemplated going home after years of civil …

Two UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

The United Nations says two U.N. peacekeepers from Sri Lanka were killed when their convoy hit a land mine in the West African nation of Mali.

A spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said six other …