Ethiopian federal troops shot at a United Nations (UN) team visiting a refugee camp in Tigray after failing to stop at two checkpoints, the government said on Dec. 8.
Israel has updated its travel warnings and urged its citizens to avoid traveling to Gulf states after threats made by Iran.
Uganda Police said that protests in Kampala and in other cities last week have killed at least 45 people.
Russia’s defense ministry claimed that their warship caught and intercepted the U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain operating illegally in Russia’s territorial waters.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given Tigray rebel forces 72 hours to surrender before the army begins an assault in the capital of the northern war-torn region.
Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militants have killed 19 people in a village in eastern Congo last Oct. 28, according to local sources.