Daily Archives: August 11, 2019

French Charities Rescue 81 More Migrants Off Libya

Two French charities pulled another 81 migrants from the waters off Libya Sunday, bringing the number of those it rescued at sea since Friday to 211.

Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranean jointly operate the Norwegian-flagged rescue ship Ocean Viking.…

Tanzania Mourns 69 Killed in Fuel Tanker Blast

MOROGORO, TANZANIA – Tanzania was in mourning Sunday, preparing to bury 69 people who perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

President John Magufuli declared a period of mourning through Monday following …