Global  

At least 140 migrants drown off Senegal coast, UN says

BBC News Thursday, 29 October 2020
A boat carrying 200 people caught fire and capsized on Saturday after setting off from West Africa.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: Wochit Business - Published
News video: Seeking A Better Life, 140 Migrants Drown Off Coast Of Senegal

Seeking A Better Life, 140 Migrants Drown Off Coast Of Senegal 00:35

In the deadliest shipwreck recorded in 2020, at least 140 migrants have drowned off the coast of Senegal. The UN's International Organization for Migration says the boat was bound for Spain's Canary Islands. It was carrying about 200 people. CNN reports the vessel caught fire a few hours after...

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Senegal Senegal Country on the coast of West Africa

Ex-Fulham, Pompey & Senegal star Diop dies, at 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who played for Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham and Birmingham, dies aged 42.
BBC News

Former Senegal, Fulham and Portsmouth midfielder Diop dies at 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who played for Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham and Birmingham, dies aged 42.
BBC News
Senegalese migrants vow to sail to Europe again [Video]

Senegalese migrants vow to sail to Europe again

A surge of migrants leaving Senegal for Europe in the last few weeks has left hundreds dead at sea and thousands stranded on the Spanish island of Gran Canarias. Soraya Ali reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:56Published

United Nations United Nations Intergovernmental organization

UN Secretary-General Gutteres issues stark warning on "state of the planet" [Video]

UN Secretary-General Gutteres issues stark warning on "state of the planet"

Antonio Guterres called on humanity to end 'war on nature' in a landmark speech

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 02:24Published

France security law incompatible with human rights, say UN experts

UN experts have urged France to completely revise a proposed new security law , deeming it “incompatible” with international law and human rights. Five..
WorldNews

Ethiopia aid delayed amid reports Tigray fighting continues - UN

Clashes in many parts of the Tigray region mean there is still no access, UN officials say.
BBC News
How are European countries planning to vaccinate their citizens? [Video]

How are European countries planning to vaccinate their citizens?

Europe is racing to vaccinate its citizens but the UN has warned damage from the coronavirus pandemic will last for years, vaccine or no vaccine.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 02:18Published

UN rights chief laments worsening situation in Belarus

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations' human rights chief lamented a deteriorating situation in Belarus and said Friday that reported beatings of protesters by..
WorldNews

West Africa West Africa Westernmost region of the African continent

In a global chocolate war, it is Hershey against West Africa

Accusations by the Ivory Coast and Ghana are a further hit to the reputations of chocolate makers, which have come under pressure for their role in..
WorldNews

Is Africa overtaking the Middle East as the new jihadist battleground?

About 300 British troops have arrived in the troubled West African state of Mali at a time when the epicentre of the Islamic State group (IS) appears to have..
WorldNews
Spain's Canary Islands sees 1,600 migrants arrive over one weekend [Video]

Spain's Canary Islands sees 1,600 migrants arrive over one weekend

There has been a sharp increase in the number of West African migrants attempting to reach the Canary Islands in recent months.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:01Published
Ivory Coast votes for president after unrest [Video]

Ivory Coast votes for president after unrest

Ivory Coast went to the polls despite opposition calls for a boycott and weeks of clashes. President Alassane Ouattara wants a third term, his opponents are crying foul. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:41Published

You Might Like


Related news from verified sources

Why Are Majority Of People In Africa Poor, Despite High Economic Growth? – OpEd

Why Are Majority Of People In Africa Poor, Despite High Economic Growth? – OpEd
With the United Nations, I had the privilege to serve countries of east and west Africa, in two very contrasted scenarios of peace and war. My first...
Eurasia Review

‘President’ Biden Would Have To Take Africa Much More Seriously – Analysis

‘President’ Biden Would Have To Take Africa Much More Seriously – Analysis
If elected next month, Joe Biden must do more than turn the clock back to pre-Trump days. By Peter Fabricius* Would a president Joe Biden – now tipped...
Eurasia Review

America’s New Opportunity With An Aspirational Africa: Why US Cannot Let China Fill The Vacuum In Africa – OpEd

America’s New Opportunity With An Aspirational Africa: Why US Cannot Let China Fill The Vacuum In Africa – OpEd
Through both of the presidential debates, there was not a single mention of American policy towards Africa. While the United States has troops and drones...
Eurasia Review