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An Egyptian labourer died in his bed when shrapnel ripped into his ramshackle Riyadh room Sunday night, the first known fatality in a Yemeni rebel attack on the Saudi capital.Read More

Posted On March 19, 2018By In None

8 dead in Mali ethnic clashes

At least eight people have died in clashes between two ethnic groups in central Mali, several sources said Monday, the latest outbreak of violence in the troubled desert region.Read More
Eight soldiers were killed and 61 injured, as well as 24 civilians, in last week's twin attacks in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, the authorities said Tuesday, adding that eight jihadist assailants also died.Read More
Ouagadougou (AFP) Eight soldiers were killed and 61 injured, as well as 24 civilians, in last week’s twin attacks in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, the authorities said Tuesday, adding that eight jihadist assailants also died. The previous official toll from Friday’s twin assault on the country’s military headquarters and the French embassy had been seven soldiers and nine attackers dead, and there was no mention of any civilian casualties. “The confusion (over the number of dead) stemmed from a body that was found on the site” of the attacks, publicRead More
At least 49 people were killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Ituri province, a senior charity official said.Read More
Four assailants were killed Friday when they attacked the French embassy in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou, while the country's military headquarters was also targeted, the government said.Read More
Two people were killed during weekend marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, the latest of several demonstrations forcefully put down by authorities.Read More
Kinshasa (AFP) Two people were killed during weekend marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, the latest of several demonstrations forcefully put down by authorities. Bishop Donatien Nshole, whose organisation supported the rallies, told AFP one man was killed in the capital Kinshasa and another died when he was shot by a guard in the northwestern city of Mbandaka during Sunday’s rallies. The head of the UN’s DR Congo mission Leila Zerrougui said in a statement she “regrets that at least twoRead More
One man was killed and two people seriously injured Sunday as police opened fire in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on people staging a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila, a medic said.Read More
The government of Central African Republic deployed troops alongside United Nations peacekeepers Saturday to a flashpoint district on Bangui after clashes between rival groups left at least three people dead.Read More