DR Congo election: Tear gas fired at protesters

  Tear gas has been fired in Democratic Republic of Congo at protesters angry that several opposition strongholds have been left out of Sunday’s polls. Electoral officials have postponed voting in three cities until March, citing insecurity and Ebola concerns.   Ethel Ayler, Clair Huxtable’s […]

Mount Etna: New 4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Sicily

  A 4.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Sicily around Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna, injuring at least two people, Italian media report. Some buildings were reportedly damaged in what was the latest in dozens of tremors since Etna erupted on Monday.   Judge Declines To […]

Billions raised for Yemen – where’s it all going?

The current conditions on the ground are seriously hindering the delivery and distribution of aid – far too little is reaching those desperately in need. On the one hand, the Saudi-led coalition is enforcing a commercial blockade on sea and air routes into the country, […]