Mali ex-PM Modibo Keita Dies Aged 78

Mali’s former prime minister Modibo Keita has died at the age of 78, interim premier Moctar Ouane said Saturday, the latest in a string of deaths of high-profile political figures in the West African country. Ouane did not specify the cause or time of death for Keita, who served as prime minister from 2015 to […]


Afghanistan: Religious cleric dodges bombing, 5 killed

A prominent pro-government religious figure survived a deadly bomb blast in Afghanistan on Sunday that killed at least five people as a string of such attacks rock the war-ravaged country, officials confirmed. Mirwais Karimi, the head of Ulema Council for the Kapisa province got injured in the blast, police confirmed. The provincial police command said […]