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Earthquake after-shocks rumble in Kumamoto, Japan

Japan earthquake

TOKYO– Japan’s southwestern Kumamoto and Oita prefectures were still reeling from two powerful quakes that rocked the region last week, triggering hundreds of aftershocks and killing 44 people. The death […]


Tanzania to use gem fair to promote regional mineral potentials

ARUSHA, Tanzania, — Tanzania is set to use this year’s international gemstone fair to promote East African mineral potentials, an official said on Sunday. Tanzania’s Deputy Minister for Energy and […]


Brazilian President vows to fight impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil –A defiant Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed to stand her ground Monday, a day after the country’s lower house passed a motion to impeach her. “I will fight, like I have always […]


Oil producers fail to reach deal at Doha talks

OilProducers

DOHA — The world’s key oil producing countries failed to deliver any concrete agreement to freeze production at the end of their ministerial meeting here on Sunday amid disagreements on […]


Ecuador’s earthquake death toll rises to 246, some 2,527 injured

EcuadorEarthquake

QUITO — The number of victims of a devastating earthquake that jolted Ecuador has risen to 246 dead and 2,527 injured, Vice President Jorge Glas said on Sunday, speaking from […]


South Sudan’s Machar delays arrival in Juba

JUBA — South Sudan’s Vice-President designate Riek Machar has postponed his arrival in Juba to Tuesday due to logistical challenges, his spokesman said Monday. Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition […]


Somali security forces arrest 14 Al-Shabaab suspects in Mogadishu

Islamic extremist group Al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, April 18 — Somali security forces on Sunday evening arrested 14 suspects during two different operations conducted in Wadajir and Hodan districts in Benadir region of Mogadishu, an official […]


Somali security forces arrest 14 Al-Shabaab suspects in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU– Somali security forces on Sunday evening arrested 14 suspects during two different operations conducted in Wadajir and Hodan districts in Benadir region of Mogadishu, an official said. Ministry of Internal Security […]


Tanzania to use gem fair to promote regional mineral potentials

ARUSHA, Tanzania  – Tanzania is set to use this year’s international gemstone fair to promote East African mineral potentials, an official said on Sunday. Tanzania’s Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, […]


President Sisi of Egypt blames “evil powers” for his woes

CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Sundaythat “people of evil” are currently attempting to isolate Egypt and ruin its institutions, stressing terrorism seeks to destabilize the most populous Arab country. […]



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