UN concerned Afghan violence aimed at derailing peace talks

More than 800 people have been killed or wounded in "deliberate attacks" targeting civilians in Afghanistan during the first half of 2020, the UN has said, raising concerns the rising violence aims to derail planned peace talks between the government and the Taliban. While violence dropped in the run-up to the signing of a deal between the US and the Taliban in February, and immediately after a three-day ceasefire in May, attacks have since been increasing across the country. "In the first six months of 2020, preliminary figures indicate more than 800 civilians were killed and injured in deliberate attacks against civilians," the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in a stateme

Sahel: Atrocities by the security forces are fueling recruitment by armed Islamists

Since at least 2015, Islamist armed attacks on villages, markets, restaurants, convoys and churches in West Africa’s Sahel region have left a wake of blood, contributed to the displacement of over a million people, and reversed progress on health and education. France, the United States and the European Union have for years bankrolled the fight against these groups and the humanitarian fall-out with support for military operations, development aid, and a United Nations peacekeeping force. Yet their efforts have not stopped these abusive forces, whose attacks in recent days spread to the Ivory Coast. When they gather on June 30 for the G5 Summit in Mauritania, in the presence of Emmanuel Macr

Ethiopia: Military deployed after more than 80 killed in protests

Oromia demonstrations broke out after assassination of well-known singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa. The military has been deployed in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday as violence broke out in some neighbourhoods in a second day of unrest that claimed more than 80 lives. Popular musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was shot dead on Monday in what police said was a targeted killing. Protests following the killing - spurred by a building sense of political marginalisation - broke out the next morning in the capital and other towns in the surrounding Oromia region. The assassination of Haacaaluu, a member of the country's largest Oromo ethnic group, stoked tensions that threaten to derail the country's de

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