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US Intelligence Assessment Backs Fears for Afghan Women

A newly declassified U.S. intelligence assessment warns that women in Afghanistan are likely to see their rights disappear should the Taliban come to power following the withdrawal of U.S. forces.The two-page Sense of the Community Memorandum, released...
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Rights Groups Urge Kenya to Reconsider Closing Refugee Camps

Human rights groups in Kenya are urging authorities to reconsider plans to close two camps that are home to over 400,000 refugees and asylum-seekers.Kenya has said it will close the Kakuma and Dadaab camps next year, but residents of the camps, who are...
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Mali Woman Gives Birth to 9 Babies, Government Says

A Malian woman gave birth to nonuplets in Morocco on Tuesday, and all nine babies are "doing well," her government said, although Moroccan authorities had yet to confirm what would be an extremely rare case. Mali's government flew 25-year-old Halima...
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