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Daily Archives: June 26, 2021

UN: Madagascar Droughts Push 400,000 Toward Starvation

The U.N. World Food Program says southern Madagascar is in the throes of back-to-back droughts that are pushing 400,000 people toward starvation and have already caused deaths from severe hunger.Lola Castro, WFP’s regional director in southern Africa, …

Somalia Executes Militants Amid Deadly Attack

Security officials in Somalia say dozens of people were killed after militants attacked a small town in the central state of Galmudug early on Sunday. At least 30 people were killed, among them civilian residents caught in the crossfire between mil…

WHO Chief: Corona Delta Variant ‘Spreading Rapidly’

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Friday that the delta variant of the novel coronavirus has been identified in at least 85 countries and “is the most transmissible of the variants identified so far . . . and i…