Tag Archives: Republics

01May/15

U.N. defends investigation protocol over French military abuse allegations in CAR

U.N. defends its decision to hand evidence over to French authorities from a 2014 investigation of allegations that French military personnel sexually abused children in the Central African Republic. A spokesman said the U.N. does not interfere with individual states’ legal systems and hopes France will bring any guilty parties to justice.
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25Apr/15

Quake destroys buildings in Nepal, minister says hundreds dead

Nepalese government minister says hundreds have been killed in a powerful earthquake which hit the country and sent tremors through northern India.

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10Apr/15

Obama-Castro in historic summit

(R Reports) – U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Panama as news broke that the U.S. is poised to remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

The move would be a huge breakthrough in relations between the two countries.
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02Apr/15

Lithuanian prosecutors restart investigation into CIA jail allegations

Lithuanian prosecutors say they have relaunched a criminal investigation into accusations that state security officials allowed the CIA to run a secret jail in the Baltic state.

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20Mar/15

Bolivian child musical prodigy shines in Washington DC

A nine-year-old Bolivian child prodigy, who also happens to be blind, captivates crowds during a performance at the World Bank in Washington D.C.
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11Mar/15

Missing sprinter from Sierra Leone sleeping rough in London

A sprinter from Sierra Leone, who disappeared after competing in last year’s Commonwealth Games, talks about sleeping rough in London and how he has tried to take his own life.

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23Feb/15

Congo seeks to draw tourists to troubled, resource-rich east

Rich in minerals but troubled by unrest for two decades, Congo’s east is an unlikely holiday destination, but agents in the region are promoting it’s unique rainforests and endangered species of wildlife as a must see for tourists.
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10Feb/15

Soccer players from team aboard plane that crashed 53 years ago reflect on rediscovery

Former team members of Green Cross soccer club react to discovery of doomed flight that killed eight of their players over 50 years ago.

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