The following is a list compiled by Ishaan Tharoor, referencing a report by Kevin Sieff – ‘South Sudan thought it solved its child soldier problem. It hasn’t, appeared in The Washington Post. Burma In recent years, Burma, also known as Myanmar, has undergone [continue reading].
French jets from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Monday while Britain offered France the use of an air base in Cyprus to hit the militants behind the Paris attacks. French President Francois Hollande met British Prime Minister David [continue reading].
A popular singer from Guinea has managed to escape from the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali where terrorists have taken about 170 people hostage. The terrorists took control of the hotel in capital Bamako around 7:00 a.m. on Friday. Malians who reside near the popular Radisson Blu [continue reading].
It was literally poetic justice when West African music legend Sekouba Bambino escaped the Radisson Blu in Mali and gave the police key intel on the religious extremists who attacked the hotel, took 170 people hostage and killed at least 20 on Friday. Malian commandos later [continue reading].
About 200 members of the Yazidi religious community who were old and sick were released by ISIS militants last weekend. The freed prisoners report that girls and women continue to suffer from horrifying abuses at the hands of the militant group. According to the Independent, [continue reading].