“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature
French troops and a 10,000-strong force of UN peacekeepers have been battling to stabilise the former French colony. […]
President has delegated direction of overseas conflicts to his generals, raising fears of unchecked escalation.
Ruling likely to ‘very heavily limit, if not entirely curtail’ use of ‘deport first, appeal later’ power.
European Union states held off agreeing to ease travel rules for Georgia on Wednesday, and Turkey, Ukraine and Kosovo should also expect more delays in visa waiving as the bloc turns more cautious amid immigration fears, EU delegation sources said, Reuters reports. The EU is already making it easier to suspend visa-free travel before it […]
The United Nations Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide has condemned the inflammatory speech by the President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia at a political rally this past week, in which he reportedly threatened to eliminate the Mandinka ethnic group. In a note to correspondents, Adama Dieng, the […]
Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers […]