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Nouakchott, March 5, 2016 (AFP) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the future of Libya, and the stability of the whole Sahel region, is at stake as it faces the “terrifying threat” of the Islamic State group. But...

By Newstime News on Mar 6th, 2016

WASHINGTON (AA) – As a highly sought cessation of hostilities goes into effect in Syria, President Barack Obama warns that violence between the country’s warring parties will not end immediately. “Even under the best of circumstances,...

By Newstime News on Feb 27th, 2016

Jerusalem, Feb 23, 2016 (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday pledged his country’s cooperation with African nations against “terrorism” as he met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. “Israel...

By Newstime News on Feb 23rd, 2016

  Washington, Feb 20, 2016 (AFP) – The United States on Saturday noted a series of troubling “irregularities” in Uganda’s presidential and parliamentary elections and said that “the Ugandan people deserve better.” Ugandan...

By Newstime News on Feb 20th, 2016

NEW YORK (AA) — The Justice Department on Friday filed a motion to force Apple to work with the FBI to unlock an iPhone believed to contain information about the deadly San Bernardino terror attack. Court documents said the phone in question...

By Newstime News on Feb 20th, 2016

Mzukisi Qobo, University of Johannesburg One of the remarkable outcomes of the climate change negotiations in Paris is an initiative launched by 28 billionaires on the sidelines of COP21 to push for an increase in funding for clean energy technologies. The...

By Newstime News on Feb 19th, 2016

Lagos, Feb 12, 2016 (AFP) – Suicide bombings that killed 58 at a camp for those who fled Boko Haram have raised doubts about the true extent of Nigeria’s grip on security in the troubled northeast and its policy of returning the...

By Phil HAZLEWOOD on Feb 14th, 2016

LONDON (AA) – Google defended the amount of U.K. tax it pays after criticism of a recent settlement for underpaid duty covering the past decade. In a sometimes-heated committee hearing at the House of Commons on Thursday, Google’s...

TOKYO (AA) – Japan’s parliament passed a resolution Tuesday calling on the government to tighten its sanctions against North Korea after the reclusive state conducted a widely criticized rocket launch over the weekend. The resolution...

By Newstime News on Feb 9th, 2016

WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. defense chief Thursday welcomed reports about Saudi Arabia’s willingness to deploy troops in Syria, noting that he would discuss the issue with his Saudi counterpart in Brussels next week. During an interview...

By Kasim Ileri on Feb 6th, 2016