At least 138 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attacks since 2015

World Jun 6, 2021

At least 138 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attacks since 2015

Suspected jihadis have massacred at least 138 civilians in Burkina Faso's volatile north in the deadliest attacks since Islamist violence erupted in the west African country in 2015, officials said Saturday. President Roch Marc Christian Kabore denounced an attack near the borders with Mali and ...

Biden laments recent civilian deaths in call with Israeli leader

World May 16, 2021

Biden laments recent civilian deaths in call with Israeli leader

U.S. President Joe Biden ramped up efforts to calm Israeli-Palestinian tensions and urged the protection of civilians, including children, after an Israeli airstrike targeted media offices in Gaza. Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his "grave concern” about the ongoing violence, the White ...