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I give Erdoğan great credit for turning the coup around: Trump

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I give Erdoğan great credit for turning the coup around: Trump

 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has commented on the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey, saying he gave President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “great” credit for being able to turn the situation around. “The coup never took place — the coup was not successful, and based on the fact, and I give great credit to […]

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Key House committee suspends debate on IEBC report

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Key House committee suspends debate on IEBC report

  National Assembly Leader of Majority Aden Duale The House Business committee has shelved debate on a report that cleared the electoral commissioners. This puts to rest, although temporarily, the debate over which of the two parallel committees of the House should spearhead electoral reforms. The Committee, which sets the agenda for the House made […]

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AU summit in Kigali ends with new resolve to foster efficiency, self-reliance

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AU summit in Kigali ends with new resolve to foster efficiency, self-reliance

The Chairperson of the AU, President Idriss Deby addressing the General Assembly in Kigali. (Courtesy Photo) The 27th African Union Summit in Kigali closed Monday with a commitment to fast track initiatives designed to make the African Union Commission (AUC) financially independent. This, the summit concluded, will make the body more efficient and galvanise the continent’s ambition to […]

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Mastermind of Turkey’s failed coup attempt General Akın Öztürk taken into custody

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Mastermind of Turkey’s failed coup attempt General Akın Öztürk taken into custody

Mastermind of Friday’s bloody coup attempt, former air forces commander and Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) member General Akın Öztürk was detained and brought to Counter Terrorism Unit in Ankara for questioning. Öztürk had minor bruises on his face and arms, and was looking pretty tired while he was waiting for questioning. Several other top commanders […]

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Somalia Stakeholders Forum Reviews Maritime Code

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Somalia Stakeholders Forum Reviews Maritime Code

    ​The revised Somalia Maritime Code is being finalized at a four-day Stakeholders Forum, sponsored by International Maritime Organization (IMO) (Kigali, Rwanda 12-15 July).  The workshop is part of IMO’s ongoing technical assistance to the Federal Government of Somalia and regional authorities in establishing a Maritime Administration for Somalia capable of undertaking flag, port […]

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Student crosses border for a third time in pursuit of education

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Student crosses border for a third time in pursuit of education

As she lay in bed waiting for sunrise, Rahma Hussein Noor (pictured) had already made up her mind. She wouldn’t let her hopes and dreams remain buried deep inside her. She was determined to live life on her own terms. So at sunrise, she left her father’s house and crossed the border for a third time, and returned to […]

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Turkish Armed Forces successfully foiled coup attempt, acting Chief of Staff says

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Turkish Armed Forces successfully foiled coup attempt, acting Chief of Staff says

AA Photo Acting Chief of Staff Ümit Dündar said on Saturday that the Turkish Armed Forces have immediately brought down the coup attempt by the Gülenist Terror Organization. Speaking in a press conference in Istanbul, newly appointed acting Chief of Staff Dündar said that the commanders seized by coup plotters have been taken to an […]

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President Erdoğan calls on citizens to take to the streets against attempted coup

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President Erdoğan calls on citizens to take to the streets against attempted coup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to mediaTurkey, July 15, 2016. (REUTERS Photo) Turkey’s President has urged citizens to take to the streets in a show of support for the government after the military said it seized full control of the country. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, speaking to CNN-Turk through FaceTime, called the actions by the military […]

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Situation largely under control after coup attempt: Turkish PM

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Situation largely under control after coup attempt: Turkish PM

Situation largely under control after Turkey coup attempt by a group of soldiers, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said. The press secretary of Turkish intel agency MİT also said the situation was “back to normal” after the attempt that emerged in key state and military buildings in both Istanbul and the capital city of Ankara. […]

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French Riviera left in grief and shock after Nice carnage

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French Riviera left in grief and shock after Nice carnage

It was supposed to be day of celebration, but the Bastille Day event at the southern resort of Nice turned into a night of carnage when a truck driver drove into a crowd, leaving 84 dead. What do we know about the Nice terror attack suspect? (15 Jul 16) Latest: July 14th ‘terror attack’ in […]

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