Daily Archives: June 1, 2019

Rights Groups: Abuses on the Rise in Syria’s Afrin

Rights groups are expressing concerns over the increasing abuses against civilians by rebel forces in the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin.Last week, a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, who was kidnapped by a rebel group, was killed along with his

250 Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Yemen Fly Home

The International Organization for Migration reports two flights carrying an estimated 250 Ethiopian migrants are expected to depart Yemen Saturday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of a larger ongoing repatriation operation.The UN migration agency sa...

Congolese Pay Tribute to Opposition Leader 2 Years After His Death

Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year.The stadium ceremony came more than tw...