Category Archives: General

Spokesman: US Forces to Stay in Iraq As Long As Needed

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, U.S. forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the U.S.-led international coalition fighting the militants said …

First a Wedding, Then Hard Work: Putin to Visit Germany’s Merkel

BERLIN, Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday for talks about the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that has drawn …

African Development Bank and Canada share commitment to women’s empowerment on the continent

On her first visit to the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, Canada’s Minister of International Development, Marie-Claude Bibeau and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina (www.AfDB.org), shared a common vision and …

Islamic State ‘Well-Positioned’ to Rebuild Caliphate

PENTAGON, Destroying the Islamic State is proving more difficult than the United States and its allies envisioned, with the most recent intelligence assessments warning that the self-declared caliphate is well-positioned to rise again.

For months, …

Turkish Raid Kills Militant Leader in Iraqi Yazidi Town

WASHINGTON, Turkish jets late Wednesday targeted a convoy of militants linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the Iraqi Yazidi town of Sinjar, killing a top commander and several of his guards, local sources …

Agricultural jobs for youth in Africa in the spotlight at High-Level Continental Conference

The Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference will bring together more than 500 delegates, mostly young people, from across Africa to discuss ways to boost employment opportunities in agriculture on the continent through use of information …

Albertina Sisulu Women’s Month Dialogue Hosted by The Tambo Foundation and The University Of Johannesburg

The 21st of October 2018 marks the centenary of Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu. To celebrate the year, the Tambo Foundation has collaborated with the University of Johannesburg and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung to host an event …