Ethiopia has entered the "final phase" of a "law enforcement" military operation in the northern restive region of Tigray after a 72-hour deadline to surrender expired, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted in a statement on Thursday.
The young couple from Algeria must have thought their wedding rings were lost forever when their tiny boat capsized. They were among the lucky ones on that trip from Libya to Italy -- of the 20 people aboard, five have died, including a little girl, according to the Italian arm of Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
Oyeb Bari was woken by the sounds of guns and live ammunition on the night of November 9. The 55-year-old mother of six wasn't immediately sure what was happening, but had heard about the unrest in her region.
The Nigerian army admitted on Saturday that soldiers were given both live and blank bullets when they were deployed to protests at Lekki toll gate on October 20. The admission seems to confirm a key finding of a CNN investigation into the shooting.
A senior Nigerian minister lashed out against CNN Thursday, saying the network should be sanctioned over its investigation, which uncovered evidence that the Nigerian army and police opened fire on unarmed protestors on October 20.