Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

Spain Plans Two-week Lockdown to Fight COVID-19

Spain announced Saturday that it would severely limit the movements of its 46 million people to try to contain the coronavirus pandemic spreading in Europe.Madrid said it would employ steps similar to those Italy took in locking down its country

UN Appeals for $1.3B for South Sudan Refugees, Host Countries

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency and partners are appealing for $1.3 billion to assist more than two million South Sudanese refugees and five major countries hosting them — Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.After seven...

2 Kidnapped Westerners Found Alive in Mali

An official of the United Nations mission in Mali says two people who were kidnapped in Burkina Faso in December 2018 have been released. Mission officials say the Canadian woman and the Italian man were found near Kidal, in