3 dead, 36 missing after boat capsizes in Congo’s Lake Kivu Aug 18, 2019 0 602 12345 Kinshasa: Thirty-six people are missing after a motorized boat capsized in Lake Kivu, leaving at three people dead, the governor of Congo’s South Kivu province said on Saturday.The narrow canoe, known as a pirogue, was carrying 85 people when it capsized overnight to Friday in the lake that separates Congo from Rwanda. Most of the passengers were rescued - many were wearing life vests.The boat had reportedly been overloaded with agricultural products.According to Swedi Basila, the regional transport minister, the number of boat accidents on Lake Kivu has jumped since the beginning of 2019. (DPA) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Sudan army, civilians seal interim power-sharing deal Aug 18, 2019 0 261 Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant Aug 18, 2019 0 348 DOWNPOUR PARALYSES ISTANBUL Aug 18, 2019 0 239 Algerian protesters storm meeting of national dialogue panel Algiers: Algerian protesters on Saturday stormed the headquarters of a panel tasked with overseeing a national dialogue and presidential elections aimed at ending months of political crisis. The commission was .. Yemen rebel attack sparks fire in Saudi gas plant: Aramco AFP Riyadh An attack claimed by Yemeni rebels sparked a fire in a Saudi gas plant on Saturday but caused no casualties or disruption to production, state-owned energy company Saudi Aramco said. “Saudi Aramco’s response .. Separatists vacate key offices in Aden Aden: Southern separatists vacated key public buildings in Yemen’s second city Aden on Saturday that they had seized from unionist forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, his information minister said. The .. 10 civilians killed in airstrikes on rebel bastion in Syria Cairo: At least 10 civilians, including seven from one family, were killed on Saturday in airstrikes by Syrian government forces and allied Russia on the last major rebel stronghold in the war-torn country, a .. 278 migrants intercepted off Tripoli, says Libyan navy Cairo: Libya’s coastguard has intercepted a total of 278 migrants on four Europe-bound boats in separate incidents off the capital, Tripoli, the troubled country’s navy said on Saturday. The migrants were stopped on .. Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack Gaza City: Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said. The strikes, which came after Palestinians fired a ..