Daily Archives: January 5, 2019

Europe’s Populist Fever Reaches Spain

ALGECIRAS, SPAIN Germany has Alternative for Germany, France has the National Front, Italy has The League and Spain now has VOX, the latest far-right actor to emerge on Europe’s political scene after an unexpectedly strong …

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia’s decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.

The council issued a statement Saturday, a day …

DRC Delays Announcing Results of December Election

Democratic Republic of Congo officials say they are delaying the announcement of the results of its presidential election until some time later this week.

The commission is holding a meeting Sunday about the delay.

Corneille …

Yemen’s War Rivals Exchange Artillery Fire Around Port City

SANAA Security officials say Yemen’s Shiite rebels and government forces are shelling each other in areas south of Hodeida, straining an already shaky cease-fire in the Red Sea port city.

They said each side blamed …