Security forces were seen surrounding the area, where cars are inspected en route to the airport and where politicians regularly gather at the hotel.
Survivors estimated the boat to be carrying up to 250 people when it overturned in Lake Kivu, more than double its permitted capacity.
The country’s electoral commission has declared Touadera the winner of the December 27 election, saying he secured enough votes in the first round to make a runoff unnecessary.
Pentagon says USS Nimitz ordered to remain in the Gulf “due to the recent threats issued by Iranian leaders against President Trump and other US government officials.”
The Jewish state faces criticism for being vindictive towards Mordechai Vanunu, an Israeli cold-war whistleblower, while celebrating the return of Jonathan Pollard, who sold American military secrets to Tel Aviv in the 1980s.
Israel’s government is accused of not acting against violent settler protests, in which Jewish extremists beat and injure police forces and Palestinian civilians.
UNICEF expects that 10.4 million children will suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021 due to prolonged conflicts, internal displacement and the coronavirus pandemic.
On the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring, TRT World spoke with Gilbert Achcar, who has written extensively on the politics of the Middle East, to make sense of what transpired and what comes next.
Russia is trying to exert influence over the African continent by sending troops, increasing arms sales and inking security deals.
At least 20 people have drowned in waters off Tunisia’s Sfax after a migrant boat capsized, with another 20 still missing.
The cradle of the ‘Arab Spring’, Tunisia’s 2011 Jasmine revolution secured a hard-fought democratic transition. However, unemployment rates remain high and frustration lingers as economic progress has yet to materialise.
Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq's leader Barzani stated a group of YPG/PKK agents from Syria were denied entry into northern Iraq; they had launched an attack using heavy weaponry on the Peshmerga forces.
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