Friday, January 19, 2018

Somaliland secures record $442m foreign investment deal

The unrecognized nation of Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region of Somalia, has secured its largest ever foreign investment deal. Dubai-based development firm DP World will pump...

Media: Report accuses Kenya government of abetting abuse of journalists

A newly released report has accused the Kenyan government of failing to fulfill its obligations to protect freedom of expression and media freedoms. The report by...

US: A Moral Case for Putting a Stop to Payday Lending Abuses – Whitehouse...

Summary: Senior members of the Obama Administration meet with religious leaders to discuss the moral obligation for stronger consumer protections. Today, we hosted a remarkable group...

Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

The police in DeKalb County, Ga., have reopened an investigation after a video surfaced online showing an officer repeatedly striking a homeless woman with...

BSB dismisses claims against Qureshi QC over Djibouti case

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has dismissed complaints against Serle Court barrister Khawar Qureshi QC related to his conduct in the high-profile Djibouti case...

Hillary: Illegal immigrant children must be sent home

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that U.S. should send a clear message that the illegal immigrant children who have been...

The contenders in the UK election debate

Seven party leaders, one TV debate. Admittedly, only two of them can realistically hope to call 10 Downing Street "home" after the May 7...

Police in Texas Kill Gunmen at Exhibit Defying Islam

Two gunmen were killed after they opened fire Sunday evening outside an event hosted by an anti-Islam group in Garland, Tex., featuring cartoons of...

Angela Merkel in Turkey to promote EU migrant plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday held talks with Turkish leaders in Istanbul to promote a European Union plan that would offer aid and...

Boat hijacked by Somalia pirates freed as several pirates killed: Witnesses

A boat held by Somali pirates has been freed after a gun battle, fishermen and witnesses said on Sunday (Nov 29), claiming several of...

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Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...

United States: ‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form...

President Behi Discusses Bilateral Relations with Prime Minister Dessalegn

His Excellency Musa Behi Abdi, President of the Republic of Somaliland, embarked on a three-day visit to neighboring Ethiopia, on his second foreign visit...