Emike Umolu

Middle East

Pope Francis holds open air mass for 15,000 in Cairo

At least 15,000 people attended a mass held by Pope Francis in Egypt on Saturday. Security was tight in Cairo following two bomb attacks that killed 45 churchgoers on Palm Sunday earlier this month. Al Jazeera’s Emike Umolu explains.


New Polio vaccination campaign gets under way in Afghanistan

Medics trying to stop the spread of Polio in Afghanistan have started their latest vaccination campaign. They hope to vaccinate millions of children in the next few days.