Daily Archives: October 15, 2019

Russia Moves to Fill Void Left by US in Northern Syria

CEYLANPINAR, TURKEY Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the same time, tensions grew within NATO as Turkey …

Russia Moves to Fill Void Left by US in Northern Syria

CEYLANPINAR, TURKEY Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government forces and Turkish troops. At the same time, tensions grew within NATO as Turkey …

IMF Warns Global Outlook ‘Precarious,’ No Room for Policy Mistakes

WASHINGTON The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the USChina trade war undercuts business confidence and investment, the IMF said Tuesday.

It warned that the outlook is beset by risks, and urged …

Mozambique votes in highstakes election

MAPUTO, Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election that could test a fragile twomonthold peace deal between the ruling Frelimo party and its old civil war foe turned opposition rival Renamo.

The presidential, legislative and provincial polls are widely expected …

Sudan’s First Female Chief Justice Wins Wide Acceptance

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudanese citizens have largely embraced the sovereign council’s move to appoint Nemat Abdallah as Sudan’s first female chief justice, a first in the Arab world.

Nemat Abdallah Mohammed Khair’s appointment is monumental not only for Sudan but for …

Remains of Kenyans Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Crash Return Home

NAIROBI, KENYA The remains of 28 of the 32 Kenyans killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 in March have arrived in Nairobi.

Hearses lined up at the VIP section of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport early Monday morning …