Daily Archives: September 4, 2017

Pivotal point in eastern Syria as Assad breaks key Islamic State siege

For more than two years, the city of Deir Ezzor has been under a choking siege by so-called Islamic State, with nearly 100,000 civilians living off UN air drops. After Russian-brokered truces gave the Syrian …

Security Council urged to be “wise and bold” on DPRK

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The Security Council meeting in New York. Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten

The nuclear bomb test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is a “dangerous provocation” which needs …

Burundi officials should be tried for “crimes against humanity”: UN commission

Burundians “at the highest level of the state” and in its security services should face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, a UN panel investigating more than two years of human …

President inaugurates Economic, Trade and Investment Bureau

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday launched the Economic, Trade and Investment Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration to position it as a strategic partner to achieve Government’s vision of …

Economic crunch knocks domestic tourism

Statistician General Pali Lehohla on Monday released the Domestic Tourism Survey 2016 report, which shows a dip in domestic tourism over the past two years.
According to the report, the total number of day trips …