As his eyes narrowed and his jaw clenched, Donald Trump made clear he was ready for a fight. “It’s an attack on what we all stand for,” he thundered. “It’s a disgrace that a thing like this can happen.”

Around the White House cabinet room, the hea ...
Cobus van Staden, South African Institute of International Affairs

China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The announcement, made after a vote by China’s parliament in March, prompted some comm ...






april 15 2018, 12:01am, the sunday times
Dominic Lawson
As a few chemical plants smoulder, the Syrian leader calmly goes to work







Donald Trump could not have been clearer. Bashar al-Assad’s crimes, including the gass ...
Lewis Center—(GM)Hassan Mohamud, former Somalia president, who was scheduled to speak at world Council of Maine event titled: Somalia at cross roads on March 27 at Portland, Maine, is unable to attend the event, according to World Affairs Council of ...
Not much has changed about Somalia’s prospects for long-term stability, says Sen. Jack Reed, since he first visited the streets of Mogadishu almost 25 years ago. Reed, now the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited the country a ...
Cairo - Egyptians will choose their next president in elections starting Monday, with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to easily secure a second four-year term.

Some 60 million people in Egypt, the most populated Arab country, are registere ...
WASHINGTON  — Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a Wh ...
Since President Trump took office, our country finally seems to be heading in the right direction. In just the past year, the American people have seen enormous tax cuts, more judges appointed who take the Constitution seriously, relief from the mass ...
So when am I going to be able to watch Al Jazeera’s hard-hitting investigation into Israel’s powerful lobby in the United States? Remember Al Jazeera? The tough, no-holds-barred Middle East satellite channel that transformed Qatar into a media empire ...
Washington – US President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a US-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons programme, but the Pentagon said the pummelling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others ...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will train Somaliland security forces as part of a deal to establish a military base in the semi-autonomous region, Somaliland’s president said on Thursday.
UAE government officials could not imme ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is wrapping up a visit to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria to talk with African leaders about counterterrorism, trade and investment on a continent rich in oil and natural resources, according to the State ...
Kigali - Africans don't do much business with each other. Only 16% of the trade in the continent is with itself, the rest is with the outside.

See, for instance, transport. Sometimes flying to a neighbouring country involves a detour to Europe, an ...

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