Category Archives: Education

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 …

ALGERIAN ELECTION COMMISSION HIGHLIGHTS RESPECT FOR VOTING TIME AS GUARANTEE FOR DEMOCRACY

ALGIERS, Algeria- Algeria’s higher independent commission for surveillance of elections, said on Sunday that, respect for the voting time is a top guarantee for democracy.

The call for the electorate to cast their votes in …

Al-Qaida Group Claims Deadly Ambush of UN Peacekeepers in Mali

An al-Qaida affiliate is claiming responsibility for Sunday’s attack on a U.N. peacekeeping camp in northern Mali Sunday, killing 10 blue helmets from Chad and wounding 25 others.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attack …

Thousands Worldwide Join Women’s March

Thousands of women gathered in cities in the United States and around the world Saturday for the third annual Women’s March to demand gender equality and call attention to environmental concerns and immigrant rights, among …

Zimbabwe in ‘Total Internet Shutdown’ Amid Violent Crackdown

HARARE Zimbabwe on Friday faced a total internet shutdown, a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the …