Tuesday, October 23, 2018

UN’s Ban admits ‘shame’, ‘anger’ over failure in Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday (Mar 28) he felt "shame" and "anger" at the international community's failure to end the Syrian...

Yemen: UN reports uptick in civilian deaths as fighting in country continues

The civilian cost of the Yemen crisis continues to grow amid the country’s ongoing hostilities, according to the latest figures released today by the...

Saudi King Salman replaces heir and next-in-line to rule

Saudi King Salman appointed Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef as his new heir on Wednesday and made his son, Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman,...

Libya PM accuses Turkey of arming rival Tripoli faction

Libya’s internationally recognized prime minister has accused Turkey of transferring weapons to a rival faction in the nation’s capital of Tripoli, vowing his government...

Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death

Eric Garner was lumbering along a sidewalk on Staten Island on a July day when an unmarked police car pulled up. The plainclothes officers inside...

Al-Shabaab kidnaps 14 Iranian fishermen stranded in Somalia

Al-Shabaab militants have kidnapped 14 crew members of an Iranian fishing boat off the coast of Somalia, seizing them as their vessel washed ashore,...

January 17: World NEWS IN BRIEF

10:37 Unknown assailants kidnap Yemeni President’s chief of staff Unidentified attackers have kidnapped the chief of staff of Yemeni President Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak’s administration, Tass...

Foreigners close up shop in Philippi as looting spreads in South Africa + Video

CAPE TOWN - Many foreign business owners in Philippi have been forced to close up shop. They fear for their lives as some foreign owned...

Islamic State militants ‘smuggled to Europe’

Islamic State (IS) fighters are being smuggled into Europe by gangs in the Mediterranean, an adviser to the Libyan government has told the BBC.Abdul...

‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

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‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

Somalia: Villa Somalia openly out to support ‘puppet’ president in Baidoa

Somalia's Minister of Energy and Water, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed, popularly known as arrived in Baidoa on Monday ahead of the presidential vote of...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...