Tag Archives: International organizations

08Dec/17

Tusk says EU to start transition talks with Britain

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (DECEMBER 8, 2017) (EBS) – The chairman of European Union leaders, Donald Tusk, said on Friday (December 8) the bloc is ready to start negotiating a transition period with Britain after it leaves the EU, and it wanted more clarity from London on how it sees their new relationship after leaving., said on Friday (December 8) the bloc is ready to start negotiating a transition period with Britain after it leaves the EU, and it wanted more clarity from London on how it sees their new relationship after leaving. Continue reading

07Aug/17

Kenya election a dangerous game for female candidates

Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

07May/17

French news bulletin announces Macron ahead in prelminary election result

PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 7, 2017) (FRANCE2) – Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was forecast as the victor in preliminary election results broadcast on French television on Sunday (May 7), leading with 65.1 percent compared to 34.9 percent in favour of far right candidate Marine le Pen.
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07Mar/17

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.

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03Mar/17

Two die in Italy as fire sweeps through migrant ”ghetto”

Two people were killed after fire broke out at a camp housing hundreds of migrants who pick fruit and vegetables in the fields of southern Italy, officials said on Friday (March 3). Continue reading

13Dec/15

Gambia president declares country an Islamic republic

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh declares the formerly secular country an Islamic republic in a move he said was designed to distance the West African state further from its colonial past.
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12Nov/15

Europe in “race against time” to save open borders – EU’s Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk says Europe is in a “race against time” to save its system of passport-free travel, EU leaders offer Africa aid, visas for migrant help.

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