Category Archives: Politics

Sudan: Fruit Vendor Dies After Tear Gas Fired at Protesters

A Sudanese fruit vendor died in Khartoum Sunday from inhaling tear gas fired at protesters.

Medics and the vendor’s family said the 62-year-old resident of Bahari, a northern suburb of the Sudanese capital, died in …

UN chief sees ‘wind of hope’ in African peace deals, elections

ADDIS ABABA, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a wind of hope on the continent.

He was speaking on the sidelines …

Riyadh Releases Ethiopian-Born Billionaire It Held Since 2017

WASHINGTON The Saudi government has released Sheikh Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born billionaire who was arrested in November 2017, in an anti-corruption sweep.

Ethiopia’s Office of the Prime Minister confirmed the news.

The Reuters news …

US, EU Concerned About Suspension of Nigerian Judge Ahead of Elections

The United States and European Union expressed concern Saturday about Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the country’s top judge ahead of national elections.

The European Union’s Election Observation Mission in Nigeria said the decision …

Iran Protests Poland-US Mideast Summit

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned a senior Polish diplomat to protest at Poland jointly hosting a global summit with the United States focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, state news agency …