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Amnesty Int’l Strips Aung San Suu Kyi of Honor Over Rohingya Abuses

Leading international human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it is stripping Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its top honor over her failure to speak out or halt grave atrocities against her country’s Rohingya Muslim population.

As an …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.

The health ministry said half …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.

The health ministry said half …

Parents’ Journey Inspired US Congress’ 1st Eritrean-American

In 1980, in fear of his life, Debesai Neguse fled Eritrea to seek asylum in America. His wife, Azeib, joined him a year later, and together they rebuilt their lives, 12,000 kilometers from home.

When they left Eritrea, in East …

Vote Count Begins as Madagascar Chooses President

Madagascar voted on Wednesday for a president to tackle unemployment, poverty and corruption on the Indian Ocean island, with the incumbent and

two former heads of state leading a field of 36 contenders.

Early results are expected from Thursday, but …

Charity: Thousands Hiding in Central African Republic Hospital Risk Attack

Some 5,000 people seeking refuge in a hospital in Central African Republic (CAR) risk being attacked by armed groups, a medical charity said Tuesday, amid ongoing clashes.

About 10,000 people ran to the hospital in Batangafo, some 400 km (250 …