Iraqi parliament sacks Nineveh governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan over sunken ferry

Iraq’s parliament voted on Sunday to sack the governor of Nineveh after an overloaded ferry capsized, killing at least 90 people, in the provincial capital Mosul, state media said. The boat was carrying families heading to an outing on an island in the Tigris River on Thursday when it sank. Many of the women and… Read More Iraqi parliament sacks Nineveh governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan over sunken ferry

Dozens of Fulani herders killed as gunmen attack villages in central Mali

Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence. The assaults on the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara took place as a U.N. Security Council mission visited Mali seeking solutions to… Read More Dozens of Fulani herders killed as gunmen attack villages in central Mali