Iraq’s President Visits Iran Weeks After US Renews Sanctions

TEHRAN, Iraq’s President Barham Salih began a visit to Iran on Saturday, where he pledged to improve relations less than two weeks after the United S…

Utah Mayor Killed in Afghanistan Had ‘Loved Afghan People’

OGDEN, UTAH, A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had “loved the Afghan people” and was a man of conviction, …

Yemen at ‘Crucial Moment’, Says Special Envoy, Stressing Need for Political Approach to Ending Conflict

Country’s Delegate Details Government’s Actions to Relieve Humanitarian Situation

Delivering impassioned pleas on behalf of 14 million …

‘A Private War’ Underscores Risks Journalists Take

Oscar nominee Matthew Heineman has often put his life on the line while filming award-winning documentaries such as Cartel Land, chronicling wars of Mexi…

EY honours Southern African entrpreneurs who redefine convention and inspire change

Since the first award in 1998, when Adrian Gore of Discovery was the inaugural winner, EY (www.EY.com) continues to see trailblazing entrepreneurs whose …

African Development Bank to play bigger role in African economies by investing in infrastructure private equity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructur…

UN to Convene Yemen Talks ‘Shortly’ in Sweden

UNITED NATIONS, The U.N. special envoy for Yemen said Friday that he would convene the parties to that conflict “shortly” to begin serious ta…

African Leaders Meet for ‘Last Push’ on AU Reforms

ADDIS ABABA, African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental b…

African Leaders Meet for ‘Last Push’ on AU Reforms

ADDIS ABABA, African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental b…

Mattis Cuts US Troop Numbers in Africa by 10 Percent

PENTAGON, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is cutting hundreds of U.S. troops from Africa so he can use those resources for potential future conflicts wi…