Senate Confirms Biden’s Pick for U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Despite Links to China

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on a 78 to 20 vote. 

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DR Congo: Government, Hutu Rebels Blame Each Other for Italian Ambassador Killing

Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was shot and killed on Monday after armed assailants ambushed his U.N. convoy as he traveled in eastern DRC, the…

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‘Completely Wrong’: Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Denies Sending Mercenaries to Libyan Warzone

Libya collapsed into a series of warring factions in the aftermath of the 2011 NATO-assisted uprising which toppled the Gaddafi government. Last month marked the tenth anniversary of the protests…

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‘Same Old People’: Algerians Take to Streets to Mark Two Years Since Mass ‘Hirak’ Protests – Videos

During Algeria’s 2019 Hirak protests, the largest demonstrations were typically held on Tuesdays. While the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on last year’s protests, in 2021 they seem to be…

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Nigeria: Boko Haram, Other Terrorists Kill over 1,500 in First Six Weeks of 2021

Over 1,500 people have died in Nigeria in the first six weeks of 2021 due to general insecurity including terrorist attacks from the Nigerian Islamist terror group Boko Haram and…

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Uganda’s Wine Withdraws Election Result Challenge, Alleges Bias

KAMPALA—Opposition leader Bobi Wine said on Monday he was dropping a legal challenge to Uganda's presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni, saying Supreme Court justices hearing…

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