Category Archives: Sports

Congo on Sunday Faces a Troubled, Long-delayed Election

KINSHASA Congo's presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays. Protests , an opposition outcry and the surprise barring of 1 million voters from the polls over an Ebola outbreak marked the final

PM: Anti-Jihadist Forces to be ‘Strengthened’ in Mali

BAMAKO The Malian prime minister on Sunday announced a boost to anti-jihadist operations alongside a program to disarm and reintegrate militias in the centre of the troubled country.Without specifying the amount of investment, Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga...

Sudanese Opposition Leaders Detained as Protests Continue

KHARTOUM � Sudanese authorities arrested 14 leaders of an opposition coalition on Saturday, a spokesman for the grouping said, as anti-government protests driven by aneconomic crisis continued for a fourth day in several cities.Farouk Abu Issa, the 85-...

Nonproliferation with Attitude: Counterproliferation Tools and Diplomacy in U.S. Foreign Policy

Good day, everyone. It's a pleasure to be here, and I am grateful for the chance to speak to you about a vital facet of our work at the State Department that is sometimes overlooked: counterproliferation diplomacy. I. What is

Nonproliferation with Attitude: Counterproliferation Tools and Diplomacy in U.S. Foreign Policy

Good day, everyone. It's a pleasure to be here, and I am grateful for the chance to speak to you about a vital facet of our work at the State Department that is sometimes overlooked: counterproliferation diplomacy. I. What is

Eritrea and Ethiopia End War and Adopt Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship

The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We commend Prime Minister Abiy of Ethiopia and President Isaia...

Eritrea and Ethiopia End War and Adopt Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship

The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We commend Prime Minister Abiy of Ethiopia and President Isaia...

Is the planet approaching “peak fish”? Not so fast, study says

Rome, Italy - Global fish production will continue to expand over the next decade even though the amount of fish being captured in the wild has levelled off and aquaculture's previously explosive growth is now slowing, says a new report