An armed group has taken control of a county in western Ethiopia, the state-appointed Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said, citing reports that civilians had been killed and public servants kidnapped. The commission said it had received reports that Sedal Woreda, in the Kamashi Zone of the western Benishangul-Gumuz Region, was “under near full control of… Read More Armed group takes control of county in western Ethiopia
At least three rockets landed in the perimeter of Baghdad International Airport late on Thursday, Iraqi security officials said. The officials said the rockets landed near the area of the airport which houses U.S. forces and there were no reported damages or casualties. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Women in Kuwait demanded better protections from male violence at a protest on Thursday in response to the murder of a woman by a man her family said they had previously reported to authorities for harassing her. Farah Hamza Akbar was on Tuesday taken from her car by a man who took her away, stabbed… Read More Kuwaiti women protest for better protection following murder of woman by harasser
Kidnappers killed one person and took an unknown number of students from a university in northwest Nigeria’s restive Kaduna state, police said on Wednesday, in the latest in a series of abductions at educational institutes. Armed groups have repeatedly struck northern Nigerian schools and universities since December, abducting more than 700 students for ransom. The… Read More Gunmen kill one, abduct university students in northwest Nigeria