Notre Dame Fire

Mali faces deadly sectarian clashes

International | The rising violence could further complicate regional insecurity
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/25/19, 02:32 pm

A spate of sectarian clashes in Mali threatens to spark a regional conflict in a part of Africa struggling to contain Islamic extremism.

Malian authorities suspect ethnic Peuhls, also known as Fulanis, were behind attacks last week that left at least 38 people dead in the villages of Yoro and Gangafani in the Mopti region near the border with Burkina Faso. At least 750 people fled the villages following the attacks.

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Associated Press/Photo by Seth Wenig

China continues to kill detainees for organ harvesting

International | High-level U.K. tribunal offers its sobering conclusion in a new report
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/17/19, 04:22 pm

CHINA: An independent tribunal in London released its final report Monday morning, concluding that the Chinese government continues to kill detainees in China for organ transplants and targets religious minorities.

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Associated Press/Photo by Ben Shread/MOD

On the beaches at Normandy

International | D-Day remembrances continue, plus news from Iran, Sudan, and more
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/06/19, 12:50 pm

FRANCE: British Prime Minister Theresa May—in perhaps her last official act as head of government before her resignation takes effect tomorrow—joined French President Emmanuel Macron to dedicate a new British war memorial at Ver-sur-Mer, a small coastal town in Normandy, as part of today’s 75th anniversary of the largest sea and air assault in history.

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