At least 19 dead as Tanzania plane crashes into lake
07 November 2022 | 10:15 am
At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in north Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land at a nearby airport.
At least 15 people have been killed during violent protests directed against the UN in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Protestors say a long-serving UN peacekeeping mission in the country has failed to protect civilians from militia violence.
The death is the latest in a spate of attacks on journalists. Human rights groups say 2022 has already become the most deadly year for journalists in Mexico in recent memory.
Following the findings of a truth commission, 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in September 2014, have been declared dead. The commission was also scathing of the government and military's handling of the case.
At least 38 people have died in devastating wildfires that have ripped through Algeria's eastern mountains. More than 800 hectares of forest and almost 2,000 hectares of woodland have been destroyed in blazes this month alone. Algeria's prime minister has defended the government's response to the blazes.
Security forces have ended a siege by al Qaeda-linked militants at a hotel in Somalia's capital in which more than 20 people were killed and dozens injured, authorities said on Sunday.
The death toll has risen after an Independence Day attack on a train station in east Ukraine. Elsewhere, $1 billion of goods are still being shipped from Russia to the US each month despite sanctions.
The explosion hit a convoy carrying supplies in the north of the country, an area where Islamist militants have escalated attacks in recent years.
Three attempts have been made to drain Lake Manchar, but inflows mean the water continues to rise. Hundreds of thousands more people will have to leave their homes if the lake overflows.
Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the nation's figurehead for seven decades, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.
The boat set off from the Western Sahara some nine days ago, carrying 34 migrants attempting to flee to the Spanish islands. Thousands of migrants attempt the trip each year, in search of a better life.
Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.
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