Daily Archives: May 24, 2014

Africa: Terror Attack on Somali Parliament

Terror Attack on Somali Parliament

Press Statement

Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 24, 2014

The United States strongly condemns today's al-Shabaab attack on the Somali Parliament. We


PRETORIA, May 24– The general elections in South Africa, won by the ANC and President Jacob Zuma, are a demonstration of the consolidation of democracy and progress in this country and on the African continent …

Malawi: UN chief urges calm, respect for tallying process after elections

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all candidates, political parties, and state institutions in Malawi to remain calm and to support fully the Malawi Electoral Commission in completing its work.

The country held …

Failed mediation dispute in Darfur leaves peacekeeper dead, 3 injured – UN confirms

Armed men in Sudan’s western region today killed a Rwandan peacekeeper and injured three others resulting in condemnations from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and senior official Mohamed Ibn Chambas who is urging the Sudanese …

Senior United Nations officials, Security Council condemn attack on Somali parliament

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special representative in Somalia, Nicholas Kay, as well as the Security Council, today condemned an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen on the Federal Parliament, in the capital …