Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sino-Somali Cooperation Enters a New Phase

Somalia is unlikely to benefit from the China's Africa initiative, argues Liban Ahmad Sino-Somali cooperation dates back to the 1960s, when  Somalia was in its...

Saudi Arabia welcomes Iran nuclear deal, seeks region free of WMD: statement

  Saudi Arabia's cabinet said on Monday it welcomed an interim deal between Iran and world powers over Iran's disputed nuclear program and that it...

Sudanese intelligence pulls one over NCA

The deputy director of the National Crime Agency (NCA), Tom Dowdall, seemed very sure of himself on 7 June when he officially announced, 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...

U.N. council urges inquiry to identify those behind Syria gas attacks

The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution asking U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and the head of the global anti-chemical weapons watchdog...

Uhuru snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign

President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, saying he would instead spend the day campaigning...

Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin warns of ‘a big catastrophe’ as Kiev disrupts pro-Russia rebels

Vladimir Putin has warned Ukraine is on a “dead-end track fraught with a big catastrophe” if it continues with its military operations in the...

Somali pirates are back…they never really left

A pirate with a full beard makes an ironic salute as I walk towards him across the red gravel of the prison yard in...

Policeman killed as gunmen abduct three Chinese in Nigeria

Gunmen abducted three Chinese workers after a shootout that left a police officer dead in central Nigeria, police said Saturday. "Three Chinese nationals were abducted...

Georgia militia group preparing for potential unrest following election (Pictures, videos)

The commander of a local militia told Channel 2 Action News his warriors will fight to defend the Constitution regardless of who wins Tuesday’s...

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Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...

US State Department designates Somalia ‘terrorist haven’

Somalia remains “a terrorist safe haven” and Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, continues to control large areas of the country despite increased...