Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

World / Social Issues Jun 19, 2019

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others. "Some people were burned alive inside the houses," Nzale said from a camp for displaced persons more than ...

Six combatants killed as rebels ambush Indian troops in Kashmir

Asia Pacific Jun 13, 2019

Six combatants killed as rebels ambush Indian troops in Kashmir

Rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers on Wednesday, killing five, officials said. One militant also died in the fighting. At least two militants in a car approached soldiers patrolling streets in the southern town of Anantnag and ...

World Jun 12, 2019

Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians

Ghanaian security forces on Wednesday freed two young Canadian women who had been kidnapped at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week, the government said. "National Security Operatives in the early hours of Wednesday 12 June, 2019 completed an operation which successfully ...

At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

World Jun 11, 2019

At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in a central Mali village overnight, government officials said Monday, the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict driven by fear and suspicion over alleged ties to extremist groups once limited to the West African country's north. There ...