Daily Archives: August 17, 2016

Fireworks and body piercing equipment banned from Beautiful Days festival in Exeter

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The countdown has begun until Beautiful Days festival in Exeter – but music fans will have to leave their body piercing equipment and fireworks at home.

They are on the list of prohibited

South Sudan: UN chief launching special investigation into July hotel attack

17 August 2016 – Alarmed by preliminary findings on the 11 July attack on a hotel in Juba, South Sudan, in which one person was killed and several civilians were raped and beaten by men …

Secretary-General Launches Special Investigation on Mission Response to Attack, Grave Cases of Sexual Violence in South Sudan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General is alarmed by the preliminary findings of a fact-finding investigation by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) …

UPDATED: 'Growth pockets' help region's employment landscape – but North-East still UK's jobless hotspot

THE North-East’s employment landscape is not overly buoyant but opportunities are increasing for people to get on the career ladder, it has been claimed.

Jobcentre Plus says pockets of expansion exist across the region as …

Africa: Gabonese National Day

Gabonese National Day

Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State

Washington, DC
August 17, 2016


On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of the Gabonese Republic as you celebrate