Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Hungary’s Anti-Soros Posters Draw Ire

BUDAPEST � An anti-migrant billboard campaign by the Hungarian government that uses the image of U.S. financier George Soros is "reminiscent of Europe's darkest hours", Soros' spokesman said on Tuesday.The billboards and full-page media ads that have appeared across Hungary depict a smiling Soros - a vocal critic of Prime…

Mugabe in Singapore Again For Medical Reasons Amid Concerns

HARARE � Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical reasons, prompting opposition figures to question whether the 93-year-old still has the stamina to run the country.State media, quoting an information ministry statement, says the world's oldest head of state left Friday for "a routine medical check-up" and will…

East Congo Militia Violence Forces 80,000 to Flee Home, UN Says

KINSHASA � About 80,000 people have fled fighting between the Democratic Republic of Congo army and a new rebel coalition, the United Nations said on Tuesday, joining the millions already uprooted in Africa's worst displacement crisis.Militia violence has intensified across Congo since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down at…