Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

Algeria Eyes Cross-Border Missions as Fear of Militant Spillover Grows

WASHINGTON – Algeria approved constitutional amendments on Sunday that experts call an ambitious move to answer public demands after months of protests and to safeguard its borders against violent extremism spillover from Libya and other troubled neighbors. Since its independence from France in 1962, the North African country’s constitution has stipulated that the army’s mission is to defend Algeria’s borders and

From Refugee to Representative, US Candidates Celebrate Election Victories

WASHINGTON/MINNESOTA – Oballa Oballa’s trek to Election Day was a long and improbable one. He grew up in the Gambella region of Ethiopia, where he witnessed mass killings that took the life of his uncle and hundreds of others. He survived a two-week trek across treacherous terrain to reach a refugee camp in Kenya. He spent