""Whoever conducted the attacks, Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in East Ghouta and countless other Syrians.""
US Secretary of State
"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
Yemen’s transport minister said the stricken plane had passed an inspection in May, supervised by Airbus engineers, and in line with international
Yemenia airlines is increasingly coming under fire especially from relatives of the victims left at the other end of the tragic journey. Back in
Rescuers searching the Indian Ocean for survivors of the Comoros plane crash have picked up a 14-year old girl, alive, from the water.
Search teams have rescued a five year old child who survived when a Yemeni Airbus crashed into the Indian Ocean with 153 people on board.
A Dutch ship and its Ukrainian crew have been freed by Somali pirates nearly two months after the vessel was seized in the Gulf of Aden.
A new Moroccan political party close to King Mohammed looks set to triumph in local elections.
With the majority of votes now counted, the
Gabon’s Senate leader has been sworn-in as the country’s interim President following the death of life-long leader Omar Bongo. Known as the “Iron
Africa’s longest serving leader Gabon president, Omar Bongo has died of a heart attack while undergoing treatment in a Spanish Clinic. He was 73
Barack Obama has called for a new beginning between the United States and Muslims in a highly-anticipated speech in Egypt. The US President is
Among the mirade of acts on offer at Mawazine Music Festival in Rabat was a fine improvisation session from Italian/American jazz guitarist Al Di
Chaabi – a form of traditional folk music from Magreb – is extremely popular in Morocco, and Abdellah Daoudi has been a major star in the musical
Moroccan authorities have begun investigating a stampede at a major international music festival, which killed 11 people in the capital Rabat. The
A music festival in Morocco has ended in tragedy with 11 people killed and dozens injured in a crowd surge.
It happened as a concert by the
Eleven people have been crushed to death after a fence gave way at a concert in Morocco.
It is reported to have happened as thousands of people
Encouraging alternatives to leaving home. Mali and Europe join hands to manage migration from one of the world’s poorest countries.
An Egyptian businessman has been sentenced to death by a court in Cairo for the murder of Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim.
When Hesham Talaat
Young talent topped the bill at Mawazine Music Festival in Rabat this week where the “Generation Mawazine” competition for young talent has become a
The Mawazine music festival in Rabat, underway this week, has attracting around a million people. Warda has been a major star on the Arabic music
It is feared up to one and a half million Somalis could die within six months if their plight is ignored.
Heavy fighting between bands of
Clashes between rival Islamist groups in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu have left dozens of people dead.
The street battles in one of the world’s
Jacob Zuma has been sworn in as the new president of South Africa.
The 67-year-old took the oath of office in front of jubilant supporters this