Daily Archives: May 10, 2020

Migrant Lives at Risk as Rescues on Mediterranean Sea Come to Halt

U.N. agencies are warning migrants and refugees crossing the central Mediterranean Sea risk losing their lives if European nations continue to prevent search and rescue vessels from saving those in distress. The U.N. human rights office expresses alarm at recent

Thousands Forced to Flee Violent Interethnic Attacks in Eastern DRC

In the last two months, the U.N. Refugee Agency reports more than 200,000 people have been forced to flee surging violence between the Lendu and Hema groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri Province. The U.N. Refugee Agency says

Three UN Troops Killed in Northern Mali Mine Blast

Three U.N. troops were killed early Sunday and three wounded when their convoy hit a roadside bomb, an official said, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn West African state. Chadian peacekeepers were on a routine patrol in Aguelhok