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Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad

Mar 31, 2015

Niger, Chad forces attack Boko Haram positions on Lake Chad

Niger and Chad attacked Boko Haram militants on Monday on islands on Lake Chad that the Islamists have used as a safe haven, military sources in Niger said. A push by Nigeria’s armed forces and troops from neighboring Chad and Niger has driven Boko ...

Yemen ports under blockade; Saudis say airstrikes to intensify

Mar 31, 2015

Yemen ports under blockade; Saudis say airstrikes to intensify

The Saudi-led coalition that’s fighting against Shiite rebels in Yemen said it completed a blockade of the country’s ports and is ready to step up airstrikes. Bombing missions are seeking to stop the Shiite Houthis from moving forces between Yemen’s cities, Ahmed Asseri, a ...

Mar 31, 2015

Slain Nemtsov's report proves Russian army in Ukraine, ally says

Research collected by the slain anti-Kremlin leader Boris Nemtsov shows evidence that Russian troops fought and died in the conflict in Ukraine, fellow opposition activist Ilya Yashin said. The report is being completed and will be published in April, Yashin said on Facebook on ...

Germanwings crash co-pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Mar 31, 2015

Germanwings crash co-pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot’s license, German prosecutors said on Monday. This was the first acknowledgement from German officials that the pilot, ...