News Roundup 5/10/17

  • 250 refugees fleeing North Africa for Europe are missing and feared dead. 1,300 people are believed to have died making the trip this year. [Link] Immigration/Refugee Fyle
  • South Korea elected Moon Jae-in to be president. Moon said he will look to defuse tensions with North Korea. [Link]
  • This article looks at the Islamist movement in West Africa and what is being done to prevent it. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • The US soldier who was killed in Somalia died fighting on the front lines with Somalian troops. Typically US troops in an advise and assist role operate behind the front lines. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Four UN Peacekeepers were killed in the Central African Republic fighting a Christian rebel group. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • The Trump Administration announced it will arm Kurdish forces as necessary to defeat ISIS in Raqqa. The US expects that the Kurdish fighters will return the weapons after ISIS is defeated. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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