YAMBIO, SOUTH SUDAN, More than 200 South Sudanese child soldiers were freed Tuesday at a ceremony in Bakiwiri, near the city of Yambio.
Forty children dressed in military or police uniforms marched in a symbolic military parade, then laid down … » Read more
ISTANBUL, On Syrian state TV, President Bashar al-Assad strolls into his office carrying a briefcase around 9 a.m. Saturday, only hours after Western missiles rained down on suspected chemical weapons sites in Damascus and Homs.
But with the Middle East … » Read more
WASHINGTON, April 7 marks the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization. It also marks World Health Day. In the past seven decades much has been accomplished, but much still needs to be done.
The World Health Organization has spearheaded … » Read more
Nigerien authorities should reverse the expulsion of journalist Baba Alpha and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today (April 5, 2018). After jailing him for a year, authorities on April 3 released Baba Alpha, a journalist with … » Read more
NAIROBI, The government of Turkana County in northern Kenya and the South Sudan government are in the process of setting up a market at Nadapal along the Kenya-South Sudan border to promote trade between members of the Turkana and Toposa … » Read more
KHARTOUM, President Omer Al-Bashir says Sudan has paid special concern to strengthening its relations with neighboring countries.
Addressing the National Legislature here Monday, President Al-Bashir said Sudan had employed diplomacy through the Presidency for achieving a qualitative progress in relations … » Read more
WASHINGTON, Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the U.S. and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be taking information warfare to new depths.
Is Moscow interested in cutting or tapping the cables? Does it want the … » Read more