Category Archives: General

MAURITANIAN FM HAILS “POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS” IN TIES WITH ALGERIA

ALGIERS– Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, on Sunday here hailed “positive developments” in bilateral relations with Algeria.

“We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move …

MOROCCO, MAURITANIA PLEDGE TO EXPAND BILATERAL COOPERATION

RABAT, Morocco- Morocco and Mauritania, pledged Friday, to expand bilateral cooperation.

This vow was made, during talks between Moroccan Prime Minister, Saad Eddine El Othmani, and Mauritania’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, according …

Ethiopian Marathoner who Made Rio Protest Returns from Exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Feyisa Lilesa’s …

UN to South Sudan Rebels: Free Abducted Civilians

The U.N. rights chief is urging the Sudan People’s Liberation Army In-Opposition to free hundreds of civilians they abducted in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria region between April and August. A report by the U.N. Mission …

Sudanese Official: We Are Not Sponsoring Terrorists

The U.S. should consider removing Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism, a senior Sudanese diplomat in Washington told VOA, citing the country’s efforts against terror groups on its soil.
Waleed Basheer, the deputy …