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Libya says Derna Mayor, other officials detained after flood

A part of Al Sahaba Mosque is seen amid destroyed buildings in the aftermath of the deadly storm that hit Libya, in Derna, Libya, on 21st September, 2023.

Benghazi, LibyaReuters The Mayor of Libya’s eastern city of Derna was detained along with other officials on suspicion of mismanagement and negligence over the collapse of dams that flooded the city two weeks ago, Libya’s attorney general’s office said on Monday. The attorney general’s office, based in the capital Tripoli, said it had issued orders […]

Ukraine says Russia pulls back forces from river towns opposite Kherson

Ukraine Donetsk rocket firing

Kherson, Ukraine Reuters Ukraine’s military on Thursday said Russia had pulled some troops from towns on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River from Kherson city, the first official Ukrainian report of a Russian withdrawal on what is now the main front line in the south. The statement gave only limited details and made no […]