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Russia Deploys Missile-Armed Ship to Syria After US Attack: Source

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Russia Deploys Missile-Armed Ship to Syria After US Attack: Source

Russia has reportedly sent a missile-armed frigate to its naval base in Syria’s Mediterranean coastal city of Tartus following a recent US missile strike against an airbase in the Arab country. An informed military-diplomatic source in Moscow told Russia’s TASS news agency on Friday that the Admiral Grigorovich, a Russian Black Sea Fleet’s frigate, was […]

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Hassan, the mysterious Somali trader who funded Mau Mau fighters

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Hassan, the mysterious Somali trader who funded Mau Mau fighters

For decades, the identity of this mysterious man – who funded KAU and later Mau Mau – has been a matter of debate since no one seemed to know his name. In the national debate of freedom fighters, the tall man with immaculate looks hardly features. The Nation has, for the first time, identified the […]

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Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

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Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bears “sole responsibility” for the US strike on a regime airbase, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint statement on Friday. “After the chemical weapons massacre of April 4 on Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel (file photo). Credit: JOHN THYS/AFP , […]

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US President Donald Trump reckons he’s a master deal maker, but has he underestimated China’s ‘princeling’ president?

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US President Donald Trump reckons he’s a master deal maker, but has he underestimated China’s ‘princeling’ president?

DONALD Trump has been given a masterclass in the art of the deal by a man whose forebears have spent 5000 years perfecting it. Donald Trump and Xi Jinping talk business while walking together at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. Picture: AFP.Source:AFP “We’ve had a long discussion already, and so far I […]

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Abdimalik Oldon sentenced to two years by Hargeisa court for anti-national activities

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Abdimalik Oldon sentenced to two years by Hargeisa court for anti-national activities

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  A court in Somalia’s breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has sentenced a journalist to two years in prison after he was arrested for meeting Somalia’s new president. Abdimalik Muse Oldon was charged with engaging in anti-national activities, spreading “false” news and disturbing public order. Oldon, an online journalist, was arrested upon his […]

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Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences

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Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences

MAR-A-LAGO, United States, April 7 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and manage differences on the basis of mutual respect. Xi made the two-day trip to the southeastern U.S. coastal town of Palm Beach for the first meeting with Trump, in […]

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Airbase hit by US missiles ‘heavily involved’ in anti-ISIS campaign – relative of strike victim

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Airbase hit by US missiles ‘heavily involved’ in anti-ISIS campaign – relative of strike victim

The body of a plane burned as a result of the US missile attack on an air base in Syria. © Mikhail Voskresenskiy / Sputnik 2.2K The US bombardment of the Syrian airbase only serves to encourage Islamic State terrorists as the base was actively involved in the anti-terrorist campaign, including in Palmyra and Raqqa, […]

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New Ugandan Battle Group arrives in Somalia

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New Ugandan Battle Group arrives in Somalia

MOGADISHU, 7 April 2017 – The Ugandan contingent serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has deployed a new battle group to support ongoing peace and security operations in the country. The newly deployed troops under Battle Group XXI, replaces Battle Group XVIII which has completed the mandatory one-year tour of duty. The […]

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US lawmakers call on Trump to spell out Syria strategy

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US lawmakers call on Trump to spell out Syria strategy

Democrats join Republicans in backing military action, but many demand the president spell out a broader strategy. Senator Tim Kaine said Trump’s failure to seek congressional approval violates US law [Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters] Members of the US Congress from both parties have backed President Donald Trump’s cruise missile strikes on Syria, but demanded he develop […]

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UN awaits full report on chemical attack in Syria IANS

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UN awaits full report on chemical attack in Syria IANS

The international community has strongly condemned the chemical weapons attack. UN is awaiting a detailed report on a chemical weapons attack earlier this week in Syria that killed at least 70 people and injured more than 200 others, media reports said. “We are still receiving information. Full details are still not known,” Under Secretary-General and […]

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