Daily Archives: January 2, 2015

Press Releases: The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico


The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the design/build construction award for a new U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to B.L. Harbert, International of Birmingham, Alabama.

The project will

Senior UN official condemns recent attempt to seize power in The Gambia

2 January 2015 – The top United Nations official in West Africa, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, today condemned the recent attempt to seize power through unconstitutional means in The Gambia.

“As an Organization whose primary objective …

Congolese rebels fail to comply with surrender deadline

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FDLR ex-combatants who already voluntarily surrendered to MONUSCO in South Kivu during the surrender ceremony on 28 December 2014. Photo: MONUSCO/Serge Kasanga

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo …

Cyprus warns Turkey against any new energy moves

Cyprus warns Turkey against any new energy moves

Fri 02 Jan 2015 at 17:23

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NNA – Cyprus warned Turkey Friday that if it re-entered the exclusive economic zone where Nicosia has licensed exploratory drilling there …

Niger president says int’l intervention in Libya ‘essential’

Niger president says int’l intervention in Libya ‘essential’

Fri 02 Jan 2015 at 17:26

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NNA – A solution to the crisis in Libya is not possible without an international intervention, the president of neighboring Niger …