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 ...

Taliban look to grab power as U.S. departs Afghanistan, U.N. warns

World Jun 3, 2021

Taliban look to grab power as U.S. departs Afghanistan, U.N. warns

Taliban militants are gathering across Afghanistan in preparation for a possible takeover of the country by force as U.S. and NATO troops exit over the next few months, the United Nations has warned. The insurgents continue to be "closely aligned” with al-Qaida and are massing ...