Organizations that monitor kidnappings in Haiti believe the missionaries with Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries were abducted by a much-feared gang known for mass kidnappings and targeting religious groups.
The escalation could strain what remains of stability in a country teetering on the brink, under the compounding strains of violence, shortages, economic meltdown, distrust of institutions and the coronavirus pandemic.
The city council of Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday issued a decision that paid little heed to J.R.R. Tolkien’s most essential dictum: “Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.”
The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British lawmaker during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest, as police continue questioning the suspect under terrorism laws
Center-right opposition parties in Kosovo are leading in municipal elections held Sunday in the small Balkan nation but early results suggest that runoffs will still be needed to decide half of the winners
Hundreds of people, including Algerian protesters and their descendants, are commemorating the 60th anniversary of a bloody police crackdown in Paris during the final year of Algeria’s independence war with its colonial power