Turkey Strongly Condemns Car Bomb Blast in Somalia

[Shabelle] Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday has strongly condemned the terror attack in Somalia that claimed at least 22 lives earlier in the day. In a written statement, the foreign ministry said “Turkey will continue to stand by the brotherly Soma…

[Shabelle] Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Sunday has strongly condemned the terror attack in Somalia that claimed at least 22 lives earlier in the day. In a written statement, the foreign ministry said "Turkey will continue to stand by the brotherly Somali people and continue its efforts on building stability and welfare in the country."

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Abacha Loot – Govt Denies U.S.$79 Million Payment to Swiss Govt

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has denied plans to pay $79 million as commission to the Swiss government as part of conditions for repatriation of the Abacha loot.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has denied plans to pay $79 million as commission to the Swiss government as part of conditions for repatriation of the Abacha loot.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prime Minister Meets President Lions Club International

[Government of Mauritius] The initiatives taken by the Lions Club International both on the national and international front were at the fore of discussions on 09 December during a courtesy call by the President of the Lions Club International, Chancel…

[Government of Mauritius] The initiatives taken by the Lions Club International both on the national and international front were at the fore of discussions on 09 December during a courtesy call by the President of the Lions Club International, Chancellor Robert Corlew, on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Judicial Service Commission Snubs Cabinet Secretary Directive

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET secretary Misheck Sibanda wrote a letter to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) instructing them to halt interviews for a new Chief Justice, citing a planned amendment to the Constitution which is yet to be discussed in Cabinet…

[New Zimbabwe] CABINET secretary Misheck Sibanda wrote a letter to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) instructing them to halt interviews for a new Chief Justice, citing a planned amendment to the Constitution which is yet to be discussed in Cabinet, New Zimbabwe.com has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

One Year On, Woman Still Prevented From Returning to Spain

[HRW] Tunis -A year has passed since a woman on a week-long visit to her family in a Sahrawi refugee camp in Algeria was reportedly prevented from returning to Spain, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Tunis -A year has passed since a woman on a week-long visit to her family in a Sahrawi refugee camp in Algeria was reportedly prevented from returning to Spain, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Deadly Bombing At Coptic Cathedral

[HRW] Beirut -The horrific bombing that killed worshippers at Cairo’s main Coptic Orthodox cathedral compound on December 11, 2016, is the latest attack targeting Egypt’s Coptic Christian community, Human Rights Watch said today. Egyptian authorities s…

[HRW] Beirut -The horrific bombing that killed worshippers at Cairo's main Coptic Orthodox cathedral compound on December 11, 2016, is the latest attack targeting Egypt's Coptic Christian community, Human Rights Watch said today. Egyptian authorities should bring to justice those responsible for the violence and take measures to properly protect the Coptic community from such attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt