Category Archives: Local News

Victims of Zimbabwe’s Post-Election Violence Seek Justice

In Zimbabwe, an inquiry is under way into what caused at least seven deaths during a post-election protest.
Adrian Munjere, 31, says he is lucky to be alive after a stray bullet from an assault …

US Imposes Sanctions on Iran Business Said to Support Child Soldiers

The U.S. imposed sanctions Tuesday on a network of businesses that is said to support an Iranian paramilitary force that allegedly trains and deploys child soldiers to fight with Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.…

Zimbabwe’s Government Says Worst of its Economic Woes is Over

Zimbabwe’s government says the country is emerging from a recent economic meltdown that saw shops run out of goods and motorists spend long hours in lines at gas stations. Economists say Zimbabwe’s crisis is not …

Migrant Truck Crash Kills 22 in Turkey

Twenty-two people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey.
The vehicle, described as a lorry, was …

Two Blasts in Somali Town Kill at Least 15

Two blasts in the Somali town of Baidoa on Saturday killed at least 15 people and injured more than 30 others.
The South West State information minister, Ugas Hassan Abdi, said, “The attacks were carried …