WASHINGTON/JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, A top South Sudan diplomat in the United States calls the U.S. review of South Sudan assistance a step backward for peace negotiations.
Ambassador Gordon Buay, the charge d'affaires of South Sudan's embassy in Washington, said Tuesday's … Read more
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, Ahead of a high-level forum on South Sudan next week, President Salva Kiir is urging SPLM ruling party officials to forgive his former deputy, Riek Machar, and said the rebel leader should return home.
"You bring Riek … Read more
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, The United Arab Emirates hosted the start of a two-day forum on Tuesday for Islamic community leaders from countries around the world where Muslims are minorities.
Several hundred people attended the forum in the UAE's … Read more
Vladimir Putin, who has been either president or prime minister of Russia since 1999, was sworn in for a fourth term as president Monday at the Grand Kremlin Palace's ornately-decorated Andreyevsky Hall. With his hand on a gold-embossed copy of … Read more
The U.S. Navy is reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic Ocean with the resurrection of a naval command in response to increasing assertiveness by Russia's military.
The Pentagon announced Friday the Navy was re-establishing the 2nd Fleet, almost seven years … Read more