Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump sparks outrage by blasting congressman, civil rights icon on Twitter

President-elect Donald Trump lashed out Saturday at a prominent civil rights icon and lawmaker who said he is skipping next week's inauguration ceremony because...

The blood dried, the rains came but justice remains elusive for the Giwa 640

“The soldiers asked the people to lie on the ground…a few minutes later they started shooting . I counted 198 people killed at that...

In Cameroon, Ahmed Abba sentenced to 10 years in jail

A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and...

Sri Lankan migrant workers stranded in Somaliland to returned

The (Sri Lankan) Ministry of Foreign Affairs in coordination with the Sri Lankan embassy in Addis Ababa, and with the assistance of the International...

Aleppo Siege, Strikes Are ‘Crimes of Historic Proportions’: UN Rights Chief

The top United Nations human rights official said Friday that the siege and bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo constituted "crimes of historic...

United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

The disturbing scene captured on cellphone videos by United Airlines passengers on Sunday went beyond the typical nightmares of travelers on an overbooked flight. An...

UN ‘deeply’ troubled by Somalia’s summary executions

The United Nations is “deeply concerned” about summary executions against suspected militants in Somalia, a UN official said, echoing previous caoncerns by a New-York...

EU leaders agree to resettle 40,000 migrants; members to decide quotas on voluntary basis

European Union leaders have agreed to resettle 40,000 migrants fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East who have already arrived...

After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’

The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found...

Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan

Israel has freed a Palestinian prisoner who had held a 56-day hunger strike in protest at his detention.Khader Adnan, 37, an Islamic Jihad activist,...

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OUTRAGE AS TANZANIA PASSES LAW THAT COULD IMPRISON BLOGGERS

Bloggers, Internet users, journalists and activists in Tanzania are up in arms following a government directive that could land them in jail. In a...

UAE TO GIVE ETHIOPIA $3 BILLION IN AID AND INVESTMENTS

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...

Mogadishu Takes Over FISS Airspace Responsibilities of Nairobi TODAY Amid More Disturbing Gaps and...

The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Transportation and its Aviation wing take over full management and responsibility of Somalia/Somaliland airspace management and control...