Bloomberg BNA — The current water shortage in Arab East Jerusalem is only the latest water crisis facing Arab areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, representatives from regional security, environmental and human rights organizations told Bloomberg BNA.
Ukrainian forces killed three pro- Russian militants after an attack on a national guard base in the country’s east as the U.S. and its European allies sat down with Ukraine and Russia to discuss the crisis.
Top diplomats from Ukraine and Russia will meet today for the first time since clashes erupted in Ukraine’s restive east, accompanied by U.S. and European Union counterparts poised to impose new sanctions if talks fail.
Narendra Modi, the frontrunner to become India’s next prime minister, said he deserves the death penalty if any allegations about his involvement in sectarian riots that took place 12 years ago are proven true.
Kenya is sending 412 people, mostly Somalis, to refugee camps in a security operation that human- rights groups have urged the government to halt because of reports of ethnic discrimination and sexual harassment.