CONGO Luca Attanasio, Italy’s ambassador to the central African country of Congo since 2017, a carabinieri officer and their Congolese driver were killed in an ambush on a UN convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups. Over 2,000 civilians were killed last year and millions displaced in eastern Congo by armed groups.
US The COVID-19 death toll in the US, starting from February 2020, has topped 5,00,000, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam Wars combined. The US recorded an estimated 405,000 deaths in World War II, 58,000 in the Vietnam War and 36,000 in the Korean War.
SPAIN Rap artiste Pablo Hasél was arrested for his music praising terrorist violence and insulting the Spanish monarchy, but his imprisonment...