Daily Archives: July 7, 2019

Migrants, Stuck in Libya, Demand Evacuation as Conflict Escalates

TRIPOLI – We don’t need to eat, said a young man held in a Libyan detention center five days after the compound was bombed killing more than 50 people and injuring at least 130. We didn’t touch the food. We …

African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit

African leaders will meet Sunday in Niger for the African Union (AU) summit, to sign a landmark free trade agreement, and to discuss looming security and migration crises on the continent.

In a “historic” moment for the 55-member bloc, according …

Africa Launches Free Trade Pact

Africa is about to enter into what could be an era of peace and prosperity with the official launch of a continental trade agreement.

Nigeria — Africa’s biggest economy — and Benin signed on to the new African Continental Free …

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

ROME – Pope Francis on Sunday invited the crowd gathered in Saint Peter’s Square to join him in prayer for the poor, unarmed people” who were killed or injured by an air strike on a detention center for migrants in …

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

ROME – Pope Francis on Sunday invited the crowd gathered in Saint Peter’s Square to join him in prayer for the poor, unarmed people” who were killed or injured by an air strike on a detention center for migrants in …