Belarusian police arrest dozens in anti-government protests

Belarusian police detained hundreds of people who took to the streets in mass demonstrations on Sunday chanting “I’m going out”, the last known written words of an anti-governmemt protester who died last week. A witness in the capital Minsk said police had used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse the crowds demonstrating… Read More Belarusian police arrest dozens in anti-government protests

At least thirty-four dead as gunmen attack bus in western Ethiopia

Gunmen in western Ethiopia killed at least 34 people in an attack on a bus on Saturday night, the national human rights body said on Sunday, as fears grow of a security vacuum in the country amid a military campaign in the north. The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said the number of people killed was… Read More At least thirty-four dead as gunmen attack bus in western Ethiopia

Tigray leader says region’s forces fired rockets at Eritrean capital

Rebellious forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara on Saturday evening, their leader said on Sunday, confirming earlier reports of a major escalation in a 12-day old conflict in Ethiopia. “Fighting is still continuing on several fronts” in Ethiopia, Debretsion Gebremichael said. Five regional diplomats said shortly after… Read More Tigray leader says region’s forces fired rockets at Eritrean capital

Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America

Iota has strengthened into the 13th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and is expected to become a major hurricane as it approaches Central America, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday. “Reconnaissance aircraft finds Iota has strengthened into the thirteenth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season,” NHC said. As of 10… Read More Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America