Thursday, May 24, 2018

Somaliland: How it feels to be the foreign minister of a country that doesn’t...

Somaliland’s chief diplomat comes to London. I hadn’t thought to book anywhere for our meeting; neither had my interviewee’s handler. The three of us spent...

Britain’s hostile environment has been a century in the making

Since at least 1919, migrants to Britain have been exposed to the brutality of those in power. The Windrush scandal is just the latest...

Hacked messages show Qatar appearing to pay hundreds of millions to free hostages

One morning last April, in the 16th month of a grueling hostage negotiation, a top Qatari diplomat sent a text message to his boss...

Somalia, US and UAE relations telltale of suspicions

In February this year, Somali judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf was elected the president of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). A few weeks later, the...

French police detain billionaire Vincent Bolloré in Africa bribery probe

Industrialist’s holding company denies any irregularities in Guinea and Togo Vincent Bolloré, one of France’s most audacious industrialists who last week stepped down as chairman...

Djibouti intrigue deepens

The dispute between the government of Djibouti and DP World runs on and on. The Dubai firm says that it still regards its concession...

Somali troops take over UAE-run military base in Mogadishu

The order by the Somali Defence Ministry to end military cooperation coincides with the closure of a UAE-funded hospital and the seizure of $10m...

What to expect from the Trump-Macron summit

DONALD TRUMP sits down on April 23rd for dinner with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the 18th-century mansion at Mount Vernon once owned...

Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geostrategic shakeup

For nearly three decades, the holy grail of politics in Somaliland has been its quest for international recognition. Somaliland is not its own country...

Visiting UAE Delegation Smooth Ruffled Feathers with Somaliland

Following an undiplomatic outburst from the UAE's often rash Minister of State, Anwar Gharghash, alleging that the Emirates' ongoing construction of military base  and takeover of...

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Somalia: PM names new ministers to complete cabinet

Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed 6 new ministers, deputies and State ministers on Tuesday night to complete his cabinet, Garowe Online...

Turkey distributes 4,000 mosquito curtains in Djibouti

Aid is part of efforts to prevent malaria outbreak in tiny African nation Turkey’s state-run aid agency distributed 4,000 mosquito curtains in southern and northern...

US has almost reduced its reputation to zero: Erdogan

UN vote on President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, says Turkish president The decision by the U.S. to move...