Category: World

Two Somali Lawmakers Killed In Al-shabaab Ambush Army Officer

MOGADISHU – Two lawmakers from Somalia’s semi-autonomous Hirshabelle state were killed on Tuesday along with several of their bodyguards in an ambush near...

Ethiopia Says Will Fully Accept Implement 2000 Deal With Eritrea

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia will “fully accept and implement” a peace agreement with Eritrea that was signed in 2000, its ruling coalition announced on...

Trump-kim Summit Set For Singapores Sentosa Island White House

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE – The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be on Singapore’s southern island of Sentosa,...

Britains Labour Tries To Force Government To Win New Single Market Deal With Eu

LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has put forward an amendment to the government’s Brexit bill to try to force Prime Minister Theresa May...

Gazans Send Fire-starting Kites Into Israel Minister Threatens Lethal Response

ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER – Palestinians are sending kites dangling coal embers or burning rags across the Gaza border to set fire to farmland and forests, in a new...

Exclusive In Syria A Russian Move Causes Friction With Iran-backed Forces -officials

BEIRUT – A Russian troop deployment in Syria near the Lebanese border this week caused friction with Iran-backed forces including Hezbollah which objected to the...

Poll Shows Turkeys Erdogan Falling Short Of Election Majority In First Round

ANKARA – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan is seen failing to get the majority he needs to win a June 24 presidential election in the first round, but is expected to...

Abadi Warns Of Dangerous Violations In Iraq Election

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday there were “dangerous violations” in the May 12 parliamentary election, won by a bloc...

Italys New Pm Vows Radical Change Flanked By Party Bosses

ROME – Italy’s new prime minister promised on Tuesday to bring radical change to the country, including more generous welfare and a crackdown on immigration,...

Trumps North Korea Summit May Bring Peace Declaration -but At A Cost

WASHINGTON – If Donald Trump’s summit next week with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produces a peace declaration formally ending the Korean War as he has...