Polisario leader warns of return to armed struggle for Western Sahara

The leader of Western Sahara’s Polisario Front asks United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council to make Morocco to stop interfering with UN peacekeepers. The exiled president says the alternative could be a return to the armed struggle that ended 11 years after Morocco’s occupation of his nation. ends intro Last month, UN […]

Nigerian authorities probe proof of life video of kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls

Nigeria’s government’s responded cautiously to a proof of life video showing 15 of the  276 Chibok  schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago. They says they’re studying the footage which the first they’ve seen in 23  months. ends intro The video shows the girls in black hijab saying their names and assuring watchers they are well. It’s […]

Libya warns it cannot control migrants launching bids to reach Europe

Libyan authorities warn they have not got the resources to stop the growing flood of migrants using their country launching dangerous bids to reach Europe. At least 24 000 have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy this year. 352 have died trying. ends intro The Libyans accuse the European Union of failing to keep its promises […]