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Trump UN speech appears to have sent Zimbabwe pres

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
President Donald Trump touched on many hot-button subjects during his 41-minute address at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. The U.S. president pontificated on the potential impending destruction of North Korea; railed against Iran as a rogue regime and described the Venezuelan governm ...

Refugees: Universal Crisis, Shared Humanitarian Responsibility Dinner Reception:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6 p.m., the American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) will be hosting a special dinner reception regarding the world 39;s refugee crisis, one of the most pressing crises in recent memory. The reception will be held at the Greenfield Manor Banquet Hall located in Dear ...

Donald Trump in speech at UN threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Donald Trump has threatened to totally destroy North Korea, in a bellicose first address to the United Nations general assembly in which he lashed out at a litany of US adversaries and called on righteous nations to confront them. The speech was greeted in the UN chamber mostly with silence ...

Seized rifles: Stakeholders urge FG to ban imports from Turkey

Monday, September 18, 2017
The recent interception of 1,100 pump action rifles at the Tin Can Island Port Complex by operatives of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last Monday has once again raised concerns about security threats in the country particularly with imports from Turkey. This is even as industry stakeholders called o ...

BBC WORLD SERVICE CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH NEW SERVICES FOR ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA

Monday, September 18, 2017
18th September 2017. Three new language services for Ethiopia, Eritrea, and the diaspora are being launched today by the BBC World Service as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s. BBC News in Amharic , Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya will be available online and on Facebook. This will be follow ...

Amsterdam Court Dismisses Dahir Alasow writ of Summons

Saturday, September 16, 2017
I welcome with approval the Amsterdam court rsquo;s ruling of dismissing Mr. Dahir Alasow; a Somali national residing at the Netherlands writ of Summons. The Court in dismissing the writ of Summons recognized that Mr Abdirahman Omar Osman may address Mr Dahir Alasow rsquo;s extortionist practices ...

NE India forum debates over electrocution deaths

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Guwahati: Understanding the gravity of the situation where India loses nearly 10,000 people to electrocution deaths annually, a civil society group based in Northeast has raised voices for a total rearrangement of the power supply system in the country. Endorsed by Gandhian Natwar Thakk ...

CPJ to release report on Cameroon’s press freedom crackdown

Saturday, September 16, 2017
New York, September 15, 2017 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, ldquo;Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent, rdquo; on September 20. Cameroonian authorities have used a broad anti-terror l ...

Several injured in 'terrorist' incident on London underground train

Friday, September 15, 2017
Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday after witnesses reported a blast on a packed rush-hour commuter train which police were treating as a terrorism incident. Emergency services said they had been called to reports of a fire on a train at Parsons Green station in ...

North Korea launches missile over Japanese airspace, U.S. confirms

Friday, September 15, 2017
For the second time in a month, North Korea has launched a missile over Japanese airspace, U.S. Pacific Command confirmed Thursday evening. The intermediate range ballistic missile originated from the Sunan, North Korea area and flew east over Japan before landing in the Pacific Ocean, according ...

Somali journalist dies after suicide bomber targets café

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Nairobi, September 14 mdash;Somali broadcast journalist Abdullahi Osman Moalim died yesterday from injuries sustained on September 10 when a suicide bomber attacked a caf eacute; in Beldweyne where members of the press gather, Somalia rsquo;s Minister of Information, Abdirahman Omar Osman, an ...

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce U.S. to 'ashes and darkness'

Thursday, September 14, 2017
A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to 8220;sink 8221; Japan and reduce the United States to 8220;ashes and darkness 8221; for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test. Pyongyang 8217;s Korea Asia-Pacific ...

Four Burundi nationals arrested in Isiolo while headed for Somalia to join Al-s

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Four Burundi nationals were on Tuesday morning arrested at Merile area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway, Isiolo County while headed to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab militia. Police say the men had traveled from Bujumbura to Kenya as tourists. They then embarked on a journey that would take them through ...
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