Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Former president defiant as humanitarian toll mounts in Yemen war

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Friday he would not leave the country, dismissing reports in the Gulf Arab media that he...

Top 25 most expensive transfers this summer

 The Premier League teams are on a spending spree this summer! # Player(s) Age Market value Moving to Transfer fee 1 Paul Pogba Central Midfield 23 £59.50m Manchester Utd. Premier League £89.25m 2 Gonzalo Higuaín Centre Forward 28 £55.25m Juventus Serie A £76.50m 3 Hulk Right Wing 30 £27.20m SIPG ...

US Federal appeals court upholds 2 Somali pirates’ convictions

A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld the convictions of two Somali pirates for their roles in the shooting deaths of four Americans. A...

$10 bln down the drain? US spends billions on ‘ineffective’ missile defense systems

The US wasted $10 billion on missile defense projects which were doomed for failure from the beginning, due to a lack of analysis, a...

Somaliland: IFC delegation meets Vice President

The Deputy President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdirahman Abdilahi Ismail Sayli welcomed a delegation from International Finance Cooperation (IFC), a member of the World...

69 Journalists Killed in 2015/Motive Confirmed: CPJ Report

Statistical Analysis Beats Covered by Victims Job Medium Gender Suspected Source of Fire Local / Foreign Type of Death Freelance Impunity Murder Victims Jagendra Singh Freelance India Beats Covered by Victims * 4% Business 22% Corruption 19% Crime 29% Culture 39% Human Rights 68% Politics 3% Sports 46% War   All figures are rounded to the...

Activists in Los Angeles protest US police brutality

Activists from across the US state of California gathered in the city of Los Angeles to protest police brutality amid ongoing anger over police...

Somalia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016

While the country has made modest gains, high levels of humanitarian needs persist. About 4.9 million people are in need of life-saving and livelihoods...

Arab army chiefs meet to plan regional force

Army chiefs from Arab League nations met in Cairo on Wednesday to start work on the establishment of a region-wide military force aimed at...

Europe to accuse Google of antitrust violations

Europe’s top antitrust czar on Wednesday is expected to formally accuse Google of violating antitrust rules by directing users of its Web search to the...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...