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Fijian ambassador to the United Nations Peter Thomson has been elected president of the General Assembly, promising to make the environment his priority. He narrowly defeated Cypriot diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis.
Al-Sisi gave his speech on the two-year anniversary of his presidency
Egypt is in need of effort from its nationals who have a vision and can make decisive, bold decisions. We have countless problems, but also solutions. We look for foreign funding to invest in Egypt, but we should also consider the wasted billions of the state budget through studying and researching to balance inputs and …
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni began his fifth term in power on Thursday when he was sworn into office after winning the elections in February. Opposition parties are however challenging the results.
As part of his Europe-Russia tour, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 6. The two are expected to address the territorial row besetting the bilateral ties. Martin Fritz reports.
There is no doubt about it, the regime’s political common sense is all but gone. I do not know whether this is deliberate or not, but it is noticeable. The large number of mistakes in managing some of the issues facing the state may lead us to deep, strategic problems. Though the full dimensions of …
Russia has accused Turkey of using three humanitarian organizations to funnel weapons and supplies to IS and other jihadist groups in Syria. Moscow also called for Turkey close the porous border to extremists.
Obtained by wiretap, the recordings may serve as evidence that former French President Sarkozy sought to bribe a judge. The ruling strikes a blow to his expected campaign to regain the top office.
Trump has clinched yet another key victory and could become the next US president. But a President Trump could, with the stroke of a pen, undo reams of environmental law – and endanger the global climate agreement.
New FIFA President Gianni Infantino has not long been in the job, but he has already got plenty on his plate. That has not stopped him from trying to clean up the mess, though.
Following the Iran nuclear deal, international sanctions are being rolled back. While president Rouhani hopes to attract foreign investments, the issue remains contentious
No one can deny the efforts of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in maintaining the structure of the state since 30 June 2013, on both national and international levels. This is an indispensable introduction so those with bad intentions can do nothing. I will not talk more about those efforts so they would not turn into …
Mr President, I would like to know who thinks with you. Who takes decisions without consulting with you? Who is causing your reputation to decline? Who is responsible for the continuous wasting of the looming opportunities? Mr President, do not believe those whispering to you, saying that your elite can convince the people with what …
Any ruling regime cannot begin from ground zero, because simply it cannot destroy the pillars of the state overnight and re-build them in the same way it demolished them. This introduction may seem philosophical, but it can be simplified by showing examples, before going into the topic at length. The July Revolution could not oust …
All EU states should finally join the plan to tackle the migration crisis, says Jean-Claude Juncker. But his recent speech revealed both his frustration and Merkel’s increasing isolation, writes DW’s Max Hofmann.
Sisi met with Marzouk Al-Ghanem on Sunday
It’s been a year of violence, unrest and historic change for the United States – both at home and abroad. With a presidential election just around the corner, the country’s future course is far from settled.
Nigeria’s president has responded to a fatal gas tank explosion – with the number of deaths still unclear. The Christmas Eve blast in the southern town of Nnewi may have been exacerbated by firefighters’ lack of water.
A former senior officer in Burundi’s army said that he and other army officers have formed a rebel movement known as the Republican Forces of Burundi to remove President Nkurunziza from power.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has still not said whether he intends to run for office again in 2017. Criticism of the legitimacy of a recently held referendum continues.
Court sentenced one defendant Sunday to five years in prison in the “Port Said massacre” case
By Hussein Abd Rabo The results of the first round of parliamentary elections have shown that there is a complete blockage in all political paths in Egypt. This was clearly visible in the reluctance to vote, where over 90 parties were unsuccessful in effectively mobilising voters. Moreover, the state has become unconcerned with the parliamentary elections, and …