Tag Archives: African Union

U.S. Secretary of State warns of collapse of Palestinian Authority and its consequences

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said there were questions approximately how long the Palestinian Authority (PA) could survive & warned of…

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Memorial to Rhode Island nightclub fire closer to $2M goal

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter,…

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Becky Watts' Killers Jailed For 'Evil' Act

The judge in the Becky Watts murder trial was in tears after sentencing killers Nathan Matthews to life in prison & Shauna Hoare to 17 years behind bars. Mr Justice…

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Former Israeli president Yitzhak Navon dead at 94

Yitzhak Navon, who was Israel's fifth president, an educator & author of literary & theatrical works celebrating the Jewish Sephardic heritage he shared, has died aged 94, his family said…

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Nigerian at centre of Ebola scare did not have the virus – WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – A person who died in a suspected case of Ebola in Nigeria, triggering a scare & the quarantine of 10 others, did not have the deadly virus,…

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A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence & poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan & Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings…

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Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts & Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards. After Swift won the top…

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Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges

LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care. In…

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African Union says Burundi crisis a 'catastrophic' risk for region

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The crisis in strife-torn Burundi risks spiralling into a "catastrophe' for the country & the wider region, the African Union warned on Sunday,…

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Puntland seeks resources as Somali militants enter its territory

By Abdiqani Hassan GAROWE (Reuters) – Somalia's Puntland region needs more assist from the central government & the African Union to fight al Shabaab militants, especially equipment & ammunition, the…