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Eritrean Troops Begin Withdrawal From Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Eritrean forces have started withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in the north after fighting on the Government’s side in a war against the region’s fugitive leaders from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The United States, Germany, France and other G7 countries called for a swift, unconditional and verifiable withdrawal of the Eritrean Soldiers, followed […]

Niger Republic: Election Starts Amid Insurgency

Voters in the Niger Republic went to the polls in an election that could seal the country’s first-ever peaceful handover between elected Presidents, despite a bloody Jihadist insurgency. The West African Country has been chronically unstable since gaining independence from France 60 years ago and is ranked the world’s poorest country, according to the UN’s […]

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson Taken Into Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care after being hospitalised with Coronavirus. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, his Downing Street office said the Foreign Minister, Mr Dominic Raab will take over his duties where necessary. The Downing Street Press Release noted that over the course of Monday […]

Libya Warlords Meet In Moscow To Sign Ceasefire Deal

The heads of Libya’s warring sides met in Moscow to sign a ceasefire deal ending nine months of heavy fighting. The meeting follows a diplomatic push by Turkey and Russia, which is keen to bolster its status as a powerbroker in the Middle East and step into a diplomatic void left by what observers see […]

“U.N Informed Me Of U.S Visa Denial” – Iran Foreign

Iran’s Foreign Minister has said he has been informed by U.N Chief Antonio Guterres that Washington has denied him a visa for a trip to U.N Headquarters in New York. Reacting to the issue on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Mr Zarif said “what we know is that the U.S State Secretary (Mike Pompeo), in a […]

Trump’s Iraq Sanctions Threat ‘Not Very Helpful’ – Germany

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said President Trump’s threat to slap sanctions on Iraq should Baghdad expel U.S troops based there “is not very helpful’. “I don’t think you can convince Iraq with threats, but with arguments,” Maas told Deutschlandfunk radio on Monday, January 6, 2020, warning that years-long efforts to rebuild Iraq “could […]