Daily Archives: May 7, 2019

Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. target al-Shabaab terrorists

To support the Federal Government of Somalia#39;s continued efforts to degrade al-Shabaab, U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Tortoroow, Somalia, on May 5, 2019. Somali forces were leading an ...

EU NAVFOR Somalia, Operation Atalanta in the European Union Open Day in Brussels

EU NAVFOR's Operation Atalanta celebrated EU Open day event last week in Brussels. The celebration, held in the European External Action Service- EEAS building, had the participation of all European Union missions and operations. We spoke to many Euro...

Authorities: Toll From Niger Tanker Truck Blast Rises to 60

NIAMEY The death toll from a tanker truck explosion near the international airport in Niger's capital, Niamey, has risen to 60, authorities said Tuesday.The tally is likely to rise further as the prognosis is poor for several people

Territorial Integrity, Self-Determination Focus of Debates on Western Sahara, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Gibraltar, as Decolonization Seminar Continues

SAINT GEORGE'S, Grenada, 3 May � Participants expressed diverging views today over the manner in which Charter principles of the United Nations such as self-determination and territorial integrity apply to Western Sahara, the Falkland Islands (Malvinas...

New UN Campaign to Bring Youth into Gender Equality Fight

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. women's agency launched a campaign Monday to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year's 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only international

Zimbabwean Villagers Resist a Chinese Company’s Mining Project

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Zimbabwe has clamored for outside investment in recent years, but villagers north of the capital are resisting a Chinese mining project they say will spoil the environment and fail to bring them much benefit.The villagers are