Austria’s president suggested that every woman should wear a headscarf to fight Islamophobia
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has ignited debate in Europe after video appeared to show him supporting a woman's right to wear an Islamic headscarf — and suggesting that all women should wear a headscarf to battle prejudice against Muslims.
ICE data shows half of immigrants arrested in raids had traffic convictions or no record
About half of the 675 immigrants picked up in roundups across the United States in the days after President Trump took office either had no criminal convictions or had committed traffic offenses, mostly drunken driving, as their most serious crimes, according to data obtained by The Washington Post.
Somali pirate sentenced to life over USS Ashland attack - Justice Dept
A 31-year-old Somali man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for engaging in piracy and other offences in connection with an attack on a U.S. Navy ship seven years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said.
Kenya’s press freedom rating stagnated for the past two years even as the global trend towards good journalism worsened, an indication that the country has done little to improve the media environment.
This month saw hundreds of Ugandan shop owners march in Kampala against Chinese traders. Local merchants and some city officials want foreigners barred from petty commerce. The government has promised to address the long standing tensions.
Interview: Somali coastline still vulnerable to piracy despite a five year lull: expert
The expansive Somali coastline that is a critical shipping route remains prone to pirate attacks despite a five year lull occasioned by enhanced patrols by international naval forces, an expert has said.