Associated Press/Photo by Mustafa Younes

Violence engulfs West Darfur camp

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/18/21, 06:22 pm

The death toll from a conflict between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan now stands at about 130 people, including women and children. The latest bout of violence in West Darfur started when a fistfight broke out Friday at a camp for displaced people. It escalated and lasted until Sunday. Nearly 200 others suffered injuries, including newborn babies.

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Associated Press/ Photo by Nariman El-Mofty

International aid workers killed in Ethiopian conflict

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/11/20, 06:59 am

The Danish Refugee Council on Friday said three of its staffers who worked as guards at a project site in the warring region of Tigray in Ethiopia have died. In a separate statement, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said one worker died in Hitsats refugee camp in the town of Shire. 

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Associated Press/ Photo by Dmitri Lovetsky

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new cease-fire

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/10/20, 03:48 am

The Russia-backed deal signed early on Tuesday will include territorial concessions and the involvement of Russian peacekeepers. Armenia and Azerbaijan violated previous peace agreements in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh minutes after they began. Nagorno-Karabakh is in the majority Muslim nation of Azerbaijan, but Armenian Christians have populated the area since 1994.

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