Category Archives: Medical

Ethiopia’s Chief of Staff, 3 Others Killed in Amhara Coup Attempt

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s chief of staff and at least three other senior officials were killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said Sunday.…

Cameroon Truckers Resume Work after CAR Rebels Release Hostages

GAROUA BOULAI, CAMEROON – Truckers from Cameroon are crossing into the Central African Republic again, after the C.A.R. government convinced rebels to release abducted drivers. The truckers provide an important lifeline to the landlocked C.A.R.…

UN Calls for Independent Investigation into Death of Egypt’s Morsi

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The U.N. human rights office is calling for a prompt, impartial, transparent investigation into the sudden death Monday of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in a Cairo court, where he was on …

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Ethnic Violence in DRC’s Ituri Province

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency reports an upsurge of inter-communal violence in northeastern DR Congo’s Ituri province has forced more than 300,000 people this month to flee for their lives.

The Hema and Lendu …

Tunisia Fishermen Become Lifesavers of the Mediterranean

ZARZIS, TUNISIA – The Tunisian trawler radioed in for help as it passed the migrant boat in distress out at sea. But with the packed craft still adrift two days later, captain Chamseddine Bourassine took …

Separatist Bomb Attack Kills 4 Policemen in Cameroon

YAOUNDE – Cameroon says separatist fighters have killed four policemen and wounded six in the English- speaking southwestern town of Eyumojock. The separatist fighters use of bombs is the first to be reported since the …

Cameroon Military Delivering Aid to English-Speaking Regions

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s military is taking 55 truckloads of humanitarian aid to its English-speaking regions, amid heavy clashes with separatist forces that have killed at least 25 people in the past two weeks.

A …