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Over 60 killed in South Sudan cattle battles- officials

Over 60 killed in South Sudan cattle battles- officials

At least 60 people have been killed and dozens wounded in battles over livestock in South Sudan, local officials said Friday, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities. Battles over cattle between rival factions of the Dinka people, the Rup and Pakam clans, broke out on December 6 in the central area […]

December 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

South sudan pro-government forces killed 114 civilians in a single town last year amid growing ethnic violence in the country’s civil war, a new United Nations report said Friday. The investigation released by the U.N. human rights office said those cases and other abuses in the south sudan town of Yei between July and January […]

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

Apr 16, – Sudan lost a third of its territory as South Sudan broke away. The country has been torn by internal wars and battered by international sanctions for alleged support of terrorism. Al-Bashir is the world’s first sitting president wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. And poverty is a constant. […]

April 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia launches strikes against Yemen rebels

Mar 26, – The kingdom’s ambassador to the United States announced from Washington that a coalition of 10 countries, including five Gulf monarchies, had been set up to protect the Yemeni government. Saudi Arabia carried out air strikes against Huthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, launching an operation by a regional coalition to save the […]

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nov 06, – Myanmar says the display, at an institution constructed in Washington to depict the genocide against Jews during World War II, is inappropriate. It can be seen by tourists and passers-by just a few blocks from the White House, where only six months ago President Barack Obama paid tribute to President Thein Sein. […]

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