Washington D.C. (GPA) – The United States tries to keep a tight lid on its official involvement in Africa — particularly the Horn where several nations have invested large sums of money and constructed bases in recent history. However, this build-up is getting hard to ignore. But what is Washington’sContinue Reading

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Mexico City (TSN) – Mexico’s President-Elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says “We won’t stop using the army and the marines in public security issues,” insisting the Federal Police aren’t sufficiently prepared to quell the country’s rising violence. The remarks sparked controversy, especially among voters who supported AMLO during his campaign. Lopez Obrador had promised a differentContinue Reading

Istanbul (MEE) – Istanbul police on Saturday broke up a regular demonstration by Turkish mothers remembering the disappearance of relatives in the 1980s and 1990s, detaining over 20 people as participants marked the 700th such weekly protest. The mothers, known as the Saturday Mothers (Cumatesi Anneleri in Turkish), have met on Saturdays sinceContinue Reading