Monday, August 20, 2018

U.S. to Delay Pullout of Troops From Afghanistan to Aid Strikes

President Obama’s decision to maintain troop levels in Afghanistan through 2015 is partly designed to bolster American counterterrorism efforts in that country, including the...

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan Sign Accord Over Nile Waters

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed an initial agreement on how to share water from the Nile River that runs through the three countries,...

World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Africa to meet in Addis Ababa

The last week of March 2015 will see a flurry of activities in the diplomatic capital of Africa, Addis Ababa as discussions focus on...

Palestinians to Obama: We Told You So About Netanyahu

Now that President Obama is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an unwilling partner in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Palestinian representatives in the United States...

Germanwings Crash: Investigators Release Photos of Battered ‘Black Box’

French investigators on Wednesday released the first photos of the battered cockpit voice recorder — one of the so-called 'black boxes' — from the...

KENYA, TANZANIA END BILATERAL STALEMATE

Kenya and Tanzania have agreed to end a stalemate that was affecting their long-standing bilateral relationship. Following talks between President UhuruKenyatta and his Tanzanian counterpart...

Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; Europe in shock, First Images emerge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUy3SpY2jYE A Germanwings jet carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf slammed into a remote section of the French Alps on Tuesday, sounding like an...

Obama White House accuses Israel of spying to undermine Iran talks

The already poor relationship between the Obama administration and the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to get worse, with Iran...

CNN exclusive: ‘ISIS recruits Afghans’ in chilling video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOUz5_a15Rk Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)It is a strangely formal, yet troubling scene. A room in a far flung corner of Afghanistan where a serious lecture is...

Iran isn’t providing needed access or information, nuclear watchdog says

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said that Iran has failed to provide the information or access needed to allay the agency’s...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...