Tag Archive: BBC

Tanzanian soldiers killed in DR Congo missile attack

April 9, 2024    By Country Radio

A mortar attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed three soldiers from a southern African military force. All of those who died were from Tanzania. Three others were hurt. “Hostile” missile fire “fell near the camp where they were staying,” said the Southern African Development... Read More

Russia detains South Korean man on espionage charges

March 12, 2024    By Country Radio

Asia: A South Korean man has been detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage, local media has reported. South Korean officials have confirmed the arrest and say its diplomats have engaged in talks for his return. Baek Won-soon was arrested in the far-eastern city of Vladivostok “at the start of... Read More

Suspected Boko Haram Jihadists abduct dozens of Civilians

March 7, 2024    By Country Radio

Nigeria: Dozens of displaced people are feared to have been abducted by Boko Haram jihadists in north-eastern Nigeria. The victims were mostly women who lived in a camp in Gamboru Ngala town after fleeing their homes because of attacks by the insurgents, locals said. They added that the abductions occurred when the... Read More