Category Archives: Medical

At Least 10 Burkina Faso Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack

OUAGADOUGOU – Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said.

Burkina Faso has been overrun by Islamist violence this year that …

At Least 10 Burkina Faso Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack

OUAGADOUGOU – Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said.

Burkina Faso has been overrun by Islamist violence this year that …

Up to 150 Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency says up to 150 refugees and migrants are believed to have lost their lives Thursday in a shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya.

If confirmed, the UNHCR says the shipwreak …

Up to 150 Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency says up to 150 refugees and migrants are believed to have lost their lives Thursday in a shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya.

If confirmed, the UNHCR says the shipwreak …

DRC Health Minister Resigns After Being Dismissed as Head of Ebola Response

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health minister resigned Monday after he was dismissed as head of the team tackling a persistent Ebola outbreak.

Last week, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak in eastern Congo to be an international health …

Doctors: Detainee Allegedly Tortured in Sudan Dies

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody, a doctors committee linked to the country’s protest movement said Sunday.

The man died on Saturday in the town of …