Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Kenya massacres raise spectre of ethnic violence

 Peter Martell Massacres on the Kenyan coast have once again brought political rivalries to the fore.   Six years after Kenya erupted into ferocious ethnic battles and post-election violence, security guard John Mboya is fearful once again, after twin massacres … read more

Migrants attempt to cross border from Morocco into Spain – in pictures

Spain has two enclaves in Morocco, Melilla and Ceuta, and migrants from all over Africa regularly try to reach them by climbing the triple barriers that keep them separate. Deaths and injuries are common. Photographer Sergi Camara captures the desperate … read more

Eritrean national in prison for murdering wife hangs himself

Israel – A man in prison on suspicion of brutally stabbing his wife to death in late December 2012 in Tel Aviv killed himself in Hadarim prison on Wednesday, where he was awaiting trial. The Israel Prison Service said the … read more

Hard-won security gains in Somalia could be undermined

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hard-won security gains in Somalia could be undermined unless the rest of the world steps up support to improve Somalis’ lives, the United Nations’ special representative for the country said on Wednesday. In the … read more

Italy: Refugees ‘Left Stranded and Starving’ in Rome and Milan

By Gianluca Mezzofiore | IB Times   Italy has been accused of leaving hundreds of asylum seekers in parking lots on the suburbs of Rome and Milan without shoes, food or money. The UN refugee agency said two groups of … read more

Thousands of migrants rescued off Italy

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 1,000 migrants from three separate boats in the second such operation in two days, officials said. The migrants, thought to be asylum seekers, were plucked from three boats early on Saturday some 74km … read more

Ethiopian security said it captured two terrorist cells

The Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service and Federal Police Joint Anti-Terrorism Taskforce said yesterday that it has captured two terrorist cells in Ethiopia belonging to a terrorist sect called Kaworja. The Taskforce said the terrorist cells it has captured … read more