Day: July 15, 2021

U.N. Peacekeepers Attacked In Mali Again

U.N. reports that 13 U.N. soldiers have been wounded during their peacekeeping mission in Mali. Of the 13 soldiers, 12 of them were from Germany and one from Belgium. The attack happened in the Gao region in the north of Mali. The United Nations mission in Mali, United Nations Multidimensional

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Ceasefire Called In Tigray: Is This An End?

After an eight-month conflict killing thousands, displacing two million, and pushing roughly 350,000 people toward famine, Ethiopia’s government has declared a ceasefire in its northern Tigray region. On Monday 28 June, residents in Tigray’s capital Mekelle sighted the region’s former governing party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), returning to

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Derek Chauvin’s Sentencing Changes Nothing

Derek Chauvin, ex-Minneapolis police officer, has been charged with 22.5 years for murdering George Floyd on 25 June last year. He placed his knee on Floyd’s neck for nine and a half minutes and was charged with second and third degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Minnesota law stipulates that he

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