UN probe accuses DR Congo troops, militia of ‘crimes against humanity’

UN investigators on Tuesday accused the security forces and militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of committing crimes against humanity in the country’s restive Kasai region.

The probe was established by the United Nations Human …

Libya govt says oil exports by rival administration will be stopped

Libya’s UN-backed government warned Tuesday that any new attempt by a rival administration in the east to export oil independently will be stopped after the region’s military strongman handed it control of key ports.

“Exports by parallel institutions…

French Muslims on edge as police probe suspected far-right plot

French police on Tuesday continued questioning 10 suspected far-right extremists over an alleged plot to attack Muslims that has fuelled safety concerns in Europe’s biggest Muslim community.

Nine men and one woman aged 32 to 69 were arrested in raids…

Last straw for McDonald’s, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban

Burger King, McDonald’s and Starbucks are among dozens of companies fined for violating a new ban on single-use plastics in India’s commercial capital Mumbai, an official said Tuesday.

The rules, in force since Saturday, prohibit the use of disposabl…