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Liechtenstein GDP Larger than 14 African States Combined

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Liechtenstein (population 37,000) has a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) larger than 14 African states, while Belgium (pop. 11m) and Australia (pop. 24m) have a GDP larger than 41 African states and their population of more than 990 million all added together—definitive proof that achievement is linked to race, and not “environment.” Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of the value of economic... 

Uruguay takes over rotating chairmanship of the UN Security Council

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United Nations, (Prensa Latina) Uruguay took over on Friday (01) the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council, in a global scenario marked by conflicts such as Syria, Yemen and Burundi. Monday, the body of 15 members set its monthly program of work, which no doubt will occupy important places mentioned above trying to solve the crisis and find the actions possible to find a political solution. The... 

AU after sending 5,000 peacekeepers to Burundi

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Photo shows African Union soldiers walking in a region south of the capital, Mogadishu, Somalia. The African Union (AU)’s Peace and Security Council has proposed to dispatch 5,000 peacekeepers to Burundi amid the deadly violence that has killed hundreds in the country. According to an unnamed diplomat, the decision was made late Thursday. Burundi says a peacekeeping mission is not needed. “We have... 

AU launches offensive on Shabab militants

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Somali army soldiers stand around the body of a killed al-Shabab militant on July 10, 2015 following an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu. African Union (AU) forces have launched a fresh offensive against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, vowing to flush out the terrorists. AU’s mission in Somalia, AMISOM, announced in a statement that “Operation Jubba Corridor” begun... 

ISIS Supporters Praise Attacks on French Citizens

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A driver screamed “Allah is Great” before running down pedestrians in Dijon, France on Sunday. Eleven people were injured in five different attacks, two seriously. “He ran over as many people as he could in a Renault Clio, and many are suffering with very serious head injuries,” police said. A Twitter post, allegedly from ISIS supporters, praised the attack. The tweet displayed a photo of... 

Somalia's al-Shabab threatens to escalate attacks in Kenya

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Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group has threatened to increase its deadly attacks against Kenya, days after they killed tens of people at a mall in the Kenyan capital. The al-Shabab fighters vowed to transform Kenyan cities and towns into what they call grave yards, on Wednesday. “We will strike Kenyans where it hurts the most, turn their cities into graveyards and rivers of blood will flow... 

Witch doctors hack off hand of a seven-year-old albino boy in Tanzania

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An Albino boy is pictured with black pupils in a school. The seven-year-old Tanzanian boy was attacked as he walked home with four school friends and his arm was hacked off. Attackers collecting body parts of albinos for witchcraft hacked off the hand of a seven-year-old boy, officials said today. The boy was walking home with his friends in Tanzania when he was seized by the men. It is the latest... 
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