Crimean parliament votes to join Russia

March 6, 2014 News Desk 0

The Crimean parliament voted unanimously to join the Russian Federation and will hold a referendum on the issue March 16 in another escalation of the crisis in Ukraine. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has rejected the […]

Five Egyptian officers die in ambush

January 23, 2014 News Desk 0

Five policeman are dead after a daytime assault against a security checkpoint in south-central Egypt. Masked gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on a group of officers as they passed by the checkpoint in the el-Wassta district […]

South Sudan signs ceasefire with rebels

January 23, 2014 News Desk 0

The government of South Sudan and representatives of rebel forces in the country signed a ceasefire agreement January 23rd in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The agreement stipulates fighting will end within 24 hours. Over the last […]

Syria to attend peace talks in Geneva

January 16, 2014 News Desk 0

  The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to attend upcoming peace talks in Geneva according to a letter obtained by Al Jazeera from Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem. The letter was sent to United […]

Uganda in Combat Role in South Sudan

January 16, 2014 News Desk 0

The Ugandan government has admitted that its military forces have been assisting South Sudanese forces in combat.  President Yoweri Musevani said his nation’s forces have been fighting alongside the South Sudanese military to defeat rebel […]