Category Archives: General

Dutch activist stages solitary protest against Israel

A Dutch activist has been taking to the streets alone in Amsterdam for over four years to protest Israel's aggression against the Palestinian people.

In a one-person demonstration, Simon Vrouwe, …

Sudanese government, rebel groups to resume peace talks

The Sudanese government and two Darfur-based rebel movements signed an agreement Thursday in Berlin to resume peace talks.

The parties agreed to resume negotiations in Qatar in January, the German …

OPEC decisions aren’t shaped by Twitter: Russia

The OPEC oil bloc does not make its decisions based on "politicians' appeals on Twitter," Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday.

Rebuffing Wednesday tweets by U.S. President Donald …

Gabon’s president discharged from hospital in Morocco

Gabon's president has ben discharged from a hospital in Morocco, where he had been receiving treatment since Nov. 29, said local media reports on Thursday.

Ali Bongo was getting treatment …

Sean Penn Working on Documentary on Saudi Writer’s Death

ANKARA A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Yasin Aktay, an …

German FM warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen

Yemen will face a humanitarian catastrophe if the UN-sponsored peace talks fail, the German foreign minister said on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters in Italy's Milan, Heiko Maas called on international …