Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

Somali Government Blocks Ex-Militant from Seeking Political Office

The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab will not be allowed to run for the presidency of the country’s South West regional state, the Somali government said Friday.
A statement by the …

3 Chinese Nationals Killed in CAR Attack

At least three Chinese nationals were killed and three others critically wounded in southwestern Central African Republic on Thursday, beaten by villagers who blamed them for the drowning of a prominent local man.
A team …

Yazidi Community Reacts to Nadia Murad’s Nobel Prize

The Yazidi community in Iraq and around the world expressed joy and hope after the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded its 2018 Peace Prize to Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist and survivor of sexual slavery by …