Category Archives: Politics

HRW: Children Suspected of Terrorism Links Suffer Detention in Nigeri

ENUGU, NIGERIA – Musa, a 17-year-old living in northeastern Nigeria, has a grim story. He said when he was eight years old, members of the armed Islamic group Boko Haram attacked and burned down his village. Musa’s family relocated, but …

IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Migrants Stranded in Libya

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

Tripoli’s Mitiga International airport was shut down last Sunday after being hit by missiles. For safety reasons, …

Sri Lanka says illegal UK waste offloaded to India, Dubai

A Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday.

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told parliament the importer of …

Hopes dashed as Ethiopia-Eritrea peace process stagnates

In the heady days after longtime foes Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a peacedeal a year ago, Teklit Amare’s Peace and Love Cafe near the newly-opened border overflowed with customers.

Now, he paces among empty tables, wondering aloud how to keep …

Hopes dashed as Ethiopia-Eritrea peace process stagnates

In the heady days after longtime foes Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a peacedeal a year ago, Teklit Amare’s Peace and Love Cafe near the newly-opened border overflowed with customers.

Now, he paces among empty tables, wondering aloud how to keep …