Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast. East Africa's Djibouti has said it...

The US needs to recognize Somaliland before Russia does

When most Americans think about Somalia, they picture Black Hawk Down, pirates, starving kids, al Qaeda, and urban chaos. More than 148 million Americans...

U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps

A United Nations human rights panel said on Friday that it had received many credible reports that 1 million ethnic Uighurs in China are...
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Djibouti Goes from Position of Strength to Potential Downfall

Serious questions about its reliability as an investment destination are surfacing following a court ruling that its seizure of a DP Word port is illegal It...

South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees

The Yemeni refugees who entered South Korea earlier this year should have been a nonstory. Only 561 escapees from the ongoing Saudi-led war in...

Djibouti rejects court ruling over port row with Dubai

The Djibouti presidency on Friday refused to recognize a London court ruling which found the Horn of Africa nation wrongly seized a major port...

Dispute Between Dubai And Djibouti Over Port Seizure Continues, Despite Tribunal Ruling

The dispute between Dubai-based DP World and Djibouti over control of the east African country’s container port looks set to rumble on, after the...

London court rules DP World Djibouti contract “valid and binding” – Dubai govt

Dubai’s government said on Thursday the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has ruled DP World’s port container terminal contract in Djibouti was valid...

As House Considers Bill Recognizing Kurdistan and Somaliland, Is This The Year Of The...

The Times recently met with the Republican Speaker of the House, Kaiser Wilheim II (CH-5), to discuss his bill supporting the recognition and support...

Turkey’s Erdogan appoints son-in-law as finance minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has named his son-in-law as the country's finance minister after being sworn in to another five-year term. The appointment of...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...