Category Archives: General

Macron Conditions Troop Presence in Sahel on West African Clarifications

WATFORD, ENGLAND. - President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday demanded West African leaders dismiss growing anti-French sentiment across the region if they wanted France's military to continue its operations against Islamist militants.France, the former c...

Reporter’s Notebook: Journalist Remembers Horror of Somalia Hotel Attack

WASHINGTON - Ten years ago on December 3, 2009, a suicide bomber attacked a graduation ceremony at the Shamo Hotel, one of Mogadishu's main hotels. Fourteen medical students, lecturers, and doctors from Banadir University were among 30 people who

Reporter’s Notebook: Journalist Remembers Horror of Somalia Hotel Attack

WASHINGTON - Ten years ago on December 3, 2009, a suicide bomber attacked a graduation ceremony at the Shamo Hotel, one of Mogadishu's main hotels. Fourteen medical students, lecturers, and doctors from Banadir University were among 30 people who

US Ambassador ‘Horrified’ by Sentence for Zambia Gay Couple

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - The United States ambassador to Zambia says local government officials have condemned him for saying he was "horrified" by the sentencing of a local gay couple to 15 years in prison.Ambassador Daniel Foote told reporters Monday

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY - Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.The wh...

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY - Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.The wh...