Troops Mass on Gambia Border

There is a midnight deadline for a possible intervention. “Senegalese troops have moved towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down. Senegal gave him a midnigh...

Humanity Affirming News from Jimmy Carter

The 92-year-old ex president is one big step closer to outliving the last Guinea worm. “ Mali has eliminated Guinea worm disease bringing the world a step closer to eradicating the debilitating parasitic diseas...

A Chaotic and Bloody Day in Afghanistan

The security situation, particularly in the south, continues to deteriorate. “A double bombing by the Taliban near the Afghan Parliament office compound in Kabul on Tuesday killed dozens of people during the ea...

Massive Flooding in Thailand

The floods come at a particularly bad time for rubber farmers…”Widespread flooding in Thailand's south has killed 21 people, hit rubber production in the region and shut down infrastructure, officials said on M...