World / Social Issues Dec 19, 2019

Nearly 700,000 displaced by east Congo violence, MSF says

Nearly 700,000 people have been displaced by violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Wednesday, pointing to "worrying" cases of malnutrition and sexual violence. In a press release, it said more than 687,500 displaced people were now living in ...

Casualties reported as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Sanaa

World May 17, 2019

Casualties reported as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit Sanaa

The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several airstrikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations. The Sanaa strikes targeted nine military sites in and around the city, residents said, with ...

2,300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, two die

World / Social Issues May 26, 2017

2,300 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, two die

Rescuers saved around 2,300 migrants from rubber and wooden boats in the central Mediterranean on Thursday, but also recovered two dead bodies, the Italian coast guard said. As summer approaches, growing numbers of migrants have been attempting the perilous crossing to Europe in rubber dinghies ...