U.S. Knew About Migrant Killings by Saudi Forces Earlier Than Previously Disclosed

On Sunday, following the Times report, Representative Gregory W. Meeks of New York, the top Democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement that “Saudi forces must immediately cease these brutal, unjustified actions and respect international law and basic human rights of migrants.” “I have requested the State Department provide details regarding the … Read more

What to Know About the Deadly Johannesburg Fire

A fire that killed at least 74 people in a five-story building in downtown Johannesburg on Thursday has prompted calls for the authorities to do more to address an acute housing crisis and crack down on the city’s hundreds of such derelict, overcrowded buildings. It was one of the worst residential fires in South Africa’s … Read more