Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CHINA COULD BE FORCED TO ASSUME WORLD LEADERSHIP: DIPLOMAT

The comments came after Donald Trump pledged to put "America first." China does not want world leadership but could be forced to assume that role...

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...

Iran charges woman over alleged 10-marriage con trick

  A young Iranian woman accused of marrying -- and divorcing -- 10 men in less than two years under an elaborate con trick has...

Egypt Reaching deal with Ethiopia revives ENTRO — Minister

Egypt's Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said that reaching an agreement with Ethiopiaover its controversial damwill revive the Eastern Nile Technical Regional...

U.S. Boosts Aid in Saudi-Led Fight To Defeat Rebel Force in Yemen

Move comes as Saudi-led coalition takes full control of airspace after airstrikes targeting Houthi rebelsThe U.S. military is preparing to expand its aid to...

Kenya: Fears of Refugee Influx as Famine Strikes Somalia

The widely publicised repatriation of thousands of Somalia refugees from Kenya is in jeopardy after the United Nations announced a devastating four-year famine in...

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four...

After Mexico’s Arms Trade Treaty meeting, will African states help control arms?

This week has been a successful and inspiring one for me at the First Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)...

Ethiopia: Bole Airport Expansion Project Cost Rises by $115m

  The Bole International Airport expansion project, which was planned at a cost of 225 million dollars, is now costing up to 340 million dollars...

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin ‘La Tuta’

Mexican authorities have captured the top leader of a major drug cartel, who has been wanted for years, Al Jazeera has learned. Servando Gomez Martinez,...

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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...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...