At least 32 killed as Afghan bus hits ‘Taliban’ bomb

A wounded person is transported on a stretcher after the bus hit a roadside bomb [Hoshang Hashimi/AFP] MORE ON AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan National Museum: Experts work to restore lost legacytoday UN: Nearly 4,000 Afghans killed and wounded in first half of 2019today 20 killed in blast, gun battle at Afghan VP candidate's officeyesterday Intra-Afghan negotiations to follow … Continue reading At least 32 killed as Afghan bus hits ‘Taliban’ bomb

4 people working for Canadian firm abducted in eastern Congo

By SALEH MWANAMILONGOyesterday KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An official in Congo says that four people, including two expatriates, working for the Canadian gold mining company Banro were abducted last week in the southern Maniema province of eastern Congo. Army spokesman for South Kivu province Capt. Dieudonne Kasereka said Monday that a South African, a Zimbabwean … Continue reading 4 people working for Canadian firm abducted in eastern Congo

Libyan MP and rights campaigner dragged away by masked gunmen after criticising warlord: ‘Don’t cross the line of the army’

Kim Sengupta Diplomatic Editor The Independent The MP, who has a doctorate in clinical psychology from London University, lived in the UK for a number of years ( Seham Sergiwa/Facebook ) Concerns are growing over the fate of a prominent MP and women’s rights campaigner in Libya, who has been kidnapped after criticising Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who … Continue reading Libyan MP and rights campaigner dragged away by masked gunmen after criticising warlord: ‘Don’t cross the line of the army’