We step inside Nyamata church and my guide, Josh Ruxin, points out the wall where babies were smashed up against the brick. “You can still see the blood,” he says
First, the city was frozen in fear. Then came a day of fierce and hot battle, with a scorching chaos
In August 2004 Muqtada al-Sadr looked finished. Four months earlier, his Mahdi Army had risen up against U.S.
When gunfire breaks out in Tripoli, it pushes a city on edge into paroxysms of speculation and rumor. The gunfire was heard in the early hours of Thursday, and went on in staccato bursts for a little more than an hour
Ivory Coast youth militia kidnaps two U.N. workers Attacks on United Nations peacekeepers growing in African nation given that country’s strongman misplaced Nov. presidential election Ivory Coast – An internal U.N. report leaked for the Connected Press says two U.N. employees of Ukrainian descent are actually kidnapped by the Young Patriots, a hazardous youth militia […]
Ivory Coast youth militia kidnaps two U.N. staff Attacks on United Nations peacekeepers growing in African nation given that country’s strongman misplaced Nov. presidential election An internal U.N. report leaked to the Linked Press says two U.N. employees of Ukrainian descent happen to be kidnapped by the Young Patriots, a harmful youth militia allied using […]
At least 30 people died and 70 were wounded in shelling on a marketplace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu Thursday, according to journalists and emergency services.
A radical Islamist leader in Somalia said Sunday that a suicide attack that killed 21 African Union peacekeepers was the right thing to do. Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys said Thursday’s attack was meant to defend Islam
Russia announced Monday it might hold joint military maneuvers with Venezuela in the Caribbean, and the United States said it is scrapping a once ballyhooed deal with Moscow on nuclear technology. A stream of videos posted on social networking Web sites depicted scenes of chaos — the sound of gunshots and helicopters whirring overhead and graphic images of wounded men and women being carried away.
A brazen, daylight suicide bombing on the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia’s capital has killed at least 21 people, mostly peacekeepers, the mission said Friday. Suicide bombers, disguised in two U.N.-marked vehicles, Thursday rammed through the security gate of the mission’s headquarters, which is attached to Mogadishu’s airport