Category Archives: Legal Rights

UN Agency: Over 400 Migrants Intercepted off Libya Coast

CAIRO, EGYPT – Libya’s coast guard intercepted over 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast and returned them to the capital of Tripoli over the past 24 hours, the U.N. migration agency said Sunday.

The International Organization for Migration …

Supercomputer Helps Fight East Africa Locust Outbreak

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A supercomputer is boosting efforts in East Africa to control a locust outbreak that raises what the U.N. food agency calls “an unprecedented threat” to the region’s food security.

The computer, a donation from Britain, uses satellite …

Somber Event Marks 1st Anniversary of Ethiopian Crash

TULUFERA, ETHIOPIA – Grim-faced, visibly grief-stricken, some crying, hundreds of family members gathered Tuesday for a memorial service at the site where one year ago an Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed into the rocky ground, killing all 157 on board.

EU Outlines New Africa Strategy

PARIS – The European Union outlined Monday a new partnership with Africa that seeks to build a more equal relationship between the two sides.

The strategy is still in the bare-bones stage. Many details still need filling

EU Outlines New Africa Strategy

PARIS – The European Union outlined Monday a new partnership with Africa that seeks to build a more equal relationship between the two sides.

The strategy is still in the bare-bones stage. Many details still need filling

Trump Calls Egyptian Leader to Discuss Nile Dam

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on Tuesday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after U.S.-brokered talks on the Nile mega dam fell apart last week.

The White House in …