Leading Sudanese opposition groups on Saturday called for a three-day nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts even as security forces cracked down on activists in a bid to quell sporadic protests.
The authorities announced a 30-percent hike in petrol and diesel prices this month that has
Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90.
His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television.
Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the US
Refugee inventor had a long journey from idea to market
We learnt last week that Buckingham Palace needs rewiring, and its 6,500 plug sockets and 5,000 light fittings replacing, as part of a £369m refurbishment.
Immense as the job sounds, electricians would regard such a contract as
Eritrean People's Pacifism and PFDJ's Untold Crimes;
(Crimes against Humanity:)
There are several different sorts of pacifism, but they all include the idea that war and violence are unjustifiable, and that conflicts should be settled in a peaceful way (BBC ethics guide)which is noble in the first
Responding to a question on his country’s efforts in becoming part of the Arab League, Saleh said the Eritrean leadership would look into joining the pan-Arab body should such steps fulfill the interests of the nation and the Eritrean people.
Malabo – Eritrea’s Foreign Affairs Minister
Justin L. Wilson - International Policy Digest
Ambassador Herman J. Cohen (Ret.) served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 38 years and has dedicated his entire professional career to African affairs. During his tenure as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during the first Bush
About 27,500, mostly Nigerians and Eritreans, arrived Italy in October, the European Union’s border agency, Frontex, said.
The agency said nearly 27,500 migrants arrived in Italy in October, an all-time monthly record fuelled by favourable weather conditions.
It said on Wednesday in Rome that the figure was