2012-04-12 14:42:38Taiwan's President Begins Four-Day Visit[Daily Observer]
The president of the Republic of China on Taiwan Wednesday afternoon arrived in The Gambia for a four-day state visit; a move many analysts believe will further strengthen the existing bilateral ties between Banjul and Taipei. The visit is part of a 12-day tour of four African nations that are allies of Taiwan.
Monday, 05-25-15, 17:37Human Rights - Zimbabwe - Thailand - Swaziland[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday, calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately; the release of all political prisoners in Swaziland; protection for Rohingya asylum seekers and action against human trafficking in Thailand.
Monday, 05-25-15, 17:21Forests Shrink As Power Deficit Fuels Charcoal Business[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Impoverished villagers are hacking down Malawi's forests to make charcoal, undeterred by government efforts to confiscate the dirty fuel as a power deficit stokes demand.
Monday, 05-25-15, 16:31Several Soldiers Killed in Tunisia Barracks Shooting[Deutsche Welle] Several Tunisian soldiers have been killed after one of their colleagues opened fire at an army barracks in the capital, Tunis. The Defense Ministry has described it as an "isolated incident."