Apr 23rd, 2013
France’s embassy in Libya was hit by an apparent car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and bringing violence to the capital after attacks on foreign missions in the east. It was the first assault on a diplomatic mission in Tripoli, considered safer than the rest of the North African country...
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
The US embassy in Khartoum will resume full consular services on Monday, following a six month closure after the compound was targeted in violent protests in the Sudanese capital. U.S. embassy in Khartoum, (photo Department of State) According to a statement extended to reporters on Sunday, the embas...
Jan 18th, 2013
Police investigators at the residence of the ambassador of Niger, in Ukkel-Uccle, Brussels. Picture: Nicolas Maeterlick Source: AFP Issaka Djibo, 61, and his wife, Fatouma, 50, were found dead in their bedroom by their daughter. NIGER’S ambassador to Belgium and his wife have been found dead at...
Dec 28th, 2012
A document on opening of Azerbaijani embassy in Ethiopia has been approved at the session of Milli Majlis. The statement came from chairman of the Parliament’s international and interparliamentary relations committee Samad Sayidov, informing the MPs about the draft law, Gun.Az reports. Accordin...
Jun 19th, 2012
A group of armed gunmen stormed the Tunisian consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday to protest against an art exhibition in Tunisia which they said insulted Islam, a security guard who works inside the building said. Kamal al-Gehani said the group of about 20 young men carrying Kalashniko...
Jan 31st, 2012
By Idayat Hassan As a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York, I have endured my academic and other concerns diligently without bothering any one including the Nigerian mission in New York or the US at large. And because it isn’t my first scholarly sojourn outside of Nigeria, it isn’t any...
Oct 25th, 2011
Cairo – The Libyan embassy in Cairo said on Monday that it found a large cache of weapons on the premises it believes the former regime planned to use to kill dissidents in Egypt. “Among the weapons found were pistols, rifles and machine guns – all with silencers,” the embassy...