UK set to fly first refugees to Rwanda
14 November 2022 | 12:06 pm
The first flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda is set to leave the UK. The controversial plan aims to keep people from illegally crossing the English Channel. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said the scheme sets a 'catastrophic precedent.
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The trial has opened of a suspect in the Rwandan genocide who fled to France. Former military policeman Philippe Hategekimana allegedly set up roadblocks to identify ethnic Tutsis, who would be murdered.
South Africa rejects accusations by the United States that it's providing weapons to Russia. Also, the search for missing people continues in eastern DR Congo after last week's devastating floods. And Tunisia's Jewish community is still in shock, two days after an attack at the Ghriba synagogue on the island of Djerba, in which five people were killed.
The US envoy to South Africa accused Pretoria of sending arms to Russia to support its war in Ukraine, saying he's betting "his life" on the accuracy of the allegations. President Ramaphosa's office called for evidence.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday that the country's non-aligned position did not favor Russia over other states and reiterated its call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ukraine.
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