Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Japan Military Bills Provoke Scuffling in Parliament

Legislators scuffled in Parliament and demonstrators took to the streets on Thursday as Japan’s governing coalition struggled to secure final passage of contentious legislation...

Goodbye, Barack Hussein Obama: America’s first ‘Muslim president’

 For eight years, a black man with a Kenyan father whose middle name was Hussein and who spent part of his childhood in Indonesia...

Putin, Responding to Sanctions, Orders U.S. to Cut Diplomatic Staff by 755

President Vladimir V. Putin announced Sunday that the American diplomatic mission in Russia must reduce its staff by 755 employees, an aggressive response to new American sanctions that...

NASA and Jubilee face pressure from foreign missions

19 days to the repeat presidential election and the western democracies continue to pile pressure on both NASA and Jubilee to abandon their grandstanding...

Trump has gone totally off the rails. Will his base finally notice?

After the convention balloons have dropped, and before the all-important TV debates, there is a dangerous lull in presidential elections. This is the period when...

Elephants in the room: Polls, predictions and piles of cash – the Republican presidential...

THE first televised debate among the Republican candidates for president takes place in Cleveland on the evening of August 6th. Fox News is broadcasting...

Spain drops plan to impose veto if Scotland tries to join EU

Foreign minister says Madrid remains opposed to an independent Scotland, but would not block any EU application. Spain has said it would not veto an...

Republic of Somaliland Requests Exemption from U.S. Travel Ban

The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to...

Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a U.S. mosque next week

President Obama takes a moment to show respect as he receives a tour by the Grand Imam Tan Sri Syaikh Ismail Muhammad, left, and...
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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: 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...