Civilian deaths as U.S. bombs hospital in Afghanistan

Twenty two civilians, including three children, died, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reported, on Saturday after a United States airstrike hit a hospital in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan. Amongst the fatalities were twelve charity staff working for MSF. … Continue reading

Independence debate as Catalonia holds regional elections

Regional elections are taking place today in Catalonia, Spain, in which the biggest talking point is whether the autonomous region should become an independent country. The polls are being held early as the national government has not allowed an official … Continue reading

Civilian government restored as Burkina Faso coup ends

The week-long coup d’état in Burkina Faso ended on Wednesday with the restoration of interim President Michel Kafando and the civilian government. By yesterday the government announced that the presidential guard unit involved in the coup, the Regiment of Presidential … Continue reading