The international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch has released a report calling for security reforms to ensure "credible, free and fair" presidential and preliminary elections in Zimbabwe next month.
Consul General Semere Ghbremarian O. Micael, the only accredited diplomat from Eritrea, has been expelled from Canada for soliciting army funds from Eritrean-Canadians. The Horn of Africa nation has condemned the expulsion, calling Cananda “a bully against a small and proud nation and its people.”
A teenager authorities said was beaten by two Jewish brothers in a neighborhood watch case in Baltimore is drawing comparisons to the Trayvon Martin shooting. The teen broke down in tears while he testified on Wednesday.