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Truck Plows Into Berlin Christmas Market


A truck ploughed into a Christmas market in western Berlin killing nine and injuring several people, according to police. The incident Dec. 19 happened in one of Berlin’s largest Christmas... »

Putin: Russian Ambassador’s Murder Provocation Aimed At Undermining Syria Peace Process

by | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:48:13 PM

The fatal attack on Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, who was killed by a gunman on Dec. 19, is “clearly a provocation” aimed at undermining both Russian-Turkish relations and the settling of the Syrian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. »

New anti-corruption leader takes the helm in Ghana

by Kwaku Botwe | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:43:35 PM

KUMASI, Ghana (IPS)—Ghanaian opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has made history as the first son of a former president to lead the West African country, beating incumbent President John Mahama in the 2016 presidential elections held on early December. »

Rouhani urges Muslims to unite against 'great plot'

by | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:31:24 PM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on all Muslims to unite against the “great conspiracy” of the enemies to destroy Islamic communities through sectarian wars. »

Africa Watch

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Dec 20, 2016 - 1:25:16 PM

The ugly truth about the former apartheid state of South Africa is racial incidents against Blacks are on the increase. »

South African opposition leader challenges White economic power

by AP | Nov 16, 2016 - 11:07:35 AM

JOHANNESBURG—A South African opposition leader challenged the country’s White minority in a speech reflecting frustration among many in the Black majority over a perceived lack of economic benefits since the end of apartheid. »

Iranian warships deployed off Yemen coast after U.S. bombs Houthi targets

by | Oct 19, 2016 - 11:53:38 AM

Iran has deployed a fleet of warships to the Gulf of Aden, the republic’s naval commander has confirmed. The deployment follows U.S. cruise missile strikes on Yemeni positions thought to be under Houthi rebel control. »

Iran says UN chief's report on human rights lack credibility

by | Oct 12, 2016 - 1:11:39 PM

Iran has rejected as flawed a recent report by the UN secretary general on the human rights situation in the country. »

South Sudan Doomed From Its Inception?

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 26, 2016 - 2:31:21 PM

frica’s newest country has spent much of its short life at war with itself, the result of a political face-off between President Kiir and his former Vice-President Machar. This feud erupted into a full-blown conflict late in 2013. »

30k Foreign Militants Active In Syria, Iraq: UN Official

by | Jul 14, 2016 - 5:19:05 PM

A United Nations official says approximately 30,000 foreign terrorists are operating in Syria and Iraq, warning that the militants, who have suffered heavy losses on the battlefield, pose threats to their home countries upon their return. »

China daily slams U.S. aircraft carriers deployment

by | Jun 28, 2016 - 8:52:08 PM

A top Chinese newspaper has slammed the U.S. for deploying two aircraft carriers along with their accompanying ships to the Philippine Sea to conduct training drills near the South China Sea. »

Haiti, Voodoo, And Islam: The Power Of Unity

by Jauny X | Jun 23, 2016 - 2:39:42 PM

PORT- AU - PRINCE, HAITI—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam commissioned a delegation to tour the Caribbean islands of Haiti and Dominican Republic on a humanitarian trip. »

Iraqi special forces in southern Fallujah for first time in two years

by Susannah George | Jun 18, 2016 - 9:58:03 AM

NAYMIYAH, Iraq (AP)—A column of black Humvees carrying Iraqi special forces rolled into southern Fallujah on June 8, the first time in more than two years that government troops have entered the Western city held by the "Islamic State" group. »

Challenging Mandela’s post-Apartheid legacy

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jun 9, 2016 - 4:02:16 PM

Doing something few South Africans have dared, opposition leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party (EFF), and former president of the ANC’s Youth League, Julius Malema in December of last year challenged Nelson Mandela’s post-apartheid legacy. »

Africa: Resolved To Address African Problems Using African Solutions

by Baher Kamal | May 31, 2016 - 11:17:16 PM

The African Union feels the State has to play the primary role of coordinating any and all humanitarian action that may take place within its territory; the States have in their efforts to alleviate the needs of its people. »


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