Tunisian PM fires Interior Minister after worst migrant boat accident

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday fired Interior Minister Lotfi Brahem, a government statement said, after one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. The boat packed with some 180 migrants sank on Sunday off Tunisia's coast. The death toll has risen to at least

Cyclone Mekunu hits Socotra island; families trapped in flooded homes

Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra Wednesday night, causing severe flooding and damage to houses 150 families had been evacuated and moved to government facilities after downpours caused houses and streets to flood, trapping people in their homes (AFP) SOCOTRA, YEMEN & DUBAI: Hundreds evacuated from their homes