Guido Westerwelle

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 22nd, 2012
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THE British, Canadian and other nations yesterday condemned the bomb blasts in Kano and other parts of Nigeria, in which scores of people died and many others injured. Already, the terrorist group, Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The two countries issued separate statements to...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 13th, 2011
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Berlin – Germany will roll over €240m in Egyptian debt into development aid in a deal approved by both sides, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday. The outstanding loans will be swapped and used over the next four years to finance projects “subject to government consultations...
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Jul 13th, 2011
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The Security Council on Wednesday recommended the admission of South Sudan as the newest member of the United Nations, a decision which goes to the UN General Assembly on Thursday. The move comes after South Sudan declared independence before tens of thousands of its citizens and numerous foreign lea...
By benim
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Jul 11th, 2011
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South Sudan, which declared its independence on Saturday, will become the 193rd member state of the United Nations this week, the UN said Monday. According to the Journal of the United Nations, the Security Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions was to hold a closed meeting later Monday on So...
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Jul 4th, 2011
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Tunisian Foreign Minister Mohamed Mouldi Kefi on Monday sought to allay fears abroad over the rise of Islamists in his country, saying they will have to cooperate with other parties to make a mark. “I believe the Islamists will have to adapt to the modern world and to adapt to the values of dem...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 14th, 2011
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Libyan rebels made fresh gains on the western front on Tuesday, pushing back forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in a string of clashes that brought them closer to the capital Tripoli. Insurgents also sought to extend an advance in the east begun on Sunday, setting their sights on the oil town of ...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 13th, 2011
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Germany recognized Libya’s rebel council as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people on Monday, giving heavyweight support to leaders poised to run the country if Muammar Gaddafi falls. The recognition, voiced by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on a visit to the rebel stronghold of...
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Apr 28th, 2011
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France cannot afford to take in waves of North African migrants, the head of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s party claimed yesterday. Jean-Francois Cope said France ‘did not have the means’ to absorb the thousands of Tunisians wishing to enter the country. The comments will raise eyebrows in Britain whic...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 28th, 2011
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Berlin – British and German military planes swooped into Libya’s desert, rescuing hundreds of oil workers and civilians stranded at remote sites, as thousands of other foreigners are still stuck in Tripoli by bad weather and red tape. The secret military missions into the turbulent North ...