Shelling shuts airport in Libyan capital, wounding four

World Sep 2, 2019

Shelling shuts airport in Libyan capital, wounding four

The only functioning airport in the Libyan capital was closed on Sunday after being struck by artillery fire overnight. There were conflicting reports on the number of injuries at Mitiga airport. A media officer for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) said four people ...

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

World Aug 19, 2019

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month. The state of emergency will run for three months in Sila and Ouaddai regions bordering Sudan where 50 people have ...