KHARTOUM, SUDAN, The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend ties, frayed by repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia, and the revival of a longstanding dispute over a border …Read more
North Korea and Eritrea have the highest rates of modern slavery, a global survey released Thursday found.
The Global Slavery Index estimates that 40.3 million people worldwide were subjected to modern-day slavery in 2016. The survey defines modern slavery as …Read more
KHARTOUM, The Sudanese mediation team to resolve the South Sudan conflict says the rival groups have agreed a peace deal on the issue of government and power-sharing during the interim period, and that deal would be initialed Thursday while the …Read more
WASHINGTON, A senior defense official from Niger has told VOA that different militant groups operating along the country's borders are threatening the security of the state and the region.
Niger Minister of Defense Kalla Mountari told VOA that the militant …Read more
LONDON, Spain has overtaken Italy as the No. 1 destination for migrants crossing the Mediterranean to try to reach Europe.
The latest figures for the European Union's border agency Frontex show the number of migrants reaching Spain jumped 166 percent …Read more