Jay Carney

By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Mar 20th, 2013
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Pius Adesanmi Dear President Barack Obama, Greetings. On behalf of the good citizens of the District of Columbia, who, in their infinite wisdom, entrusted me with the Office of the Mayor, I am writing to draw your attention to an issue of urgent municipal importance. Although my aides here in the May...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 7th, 2012
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An Egyptian military delegation abruptly cancelled its meetings with U.S. lawmakers to return to Cairo on Monday after warnings from both Congress and the White House that Egypt’s crackdown on non-governmental groups could threaten its $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid. A spokesman for t...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 25th, 2011
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Washington – The transfer of power to a civilian government in Egypt must be “just and inclusive” and take place “as soon as possible,” the White House said on Friday. “Most importantly, we believe that the full transfer of power to a civilian government must take ...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 22nd, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s ruling military council has rejected the resignation of the country’s cabinet, a military source said in a state television. Egypt’s state television quoted a military source as saying the ruling military council had rejected the resignation, but Information Minister Osama Heikal told...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 9th, 2011
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Washington – The United States is giving an additional $105m in humanitarian aid for the Horn of Africa, where famine is spreading in Somalia, White House spokesperson Jay Carney said on Monday. The money, from US President Barack Obama’s Emergency Relief and Migration Assistance Fund, wi...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 20th, 2011
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Ajdabiya – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed on Tuesday to resist both rebels and Nato air strikes, as the insurgents sought to consolidate gains on one front and readied to push forward on another. “Millions of people are on my side,” Gaddafi said in a speech broadcast over louds...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 14th, 2011
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President Barack Obama told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday he supports Moscow’s efforts to mediate a political solution in Libya and is ready to support talks toward a democratic transition as long as Muammar Gaddafi steps aside, the White House said. Obama’s press se...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 27th, 2011
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The White House on Monday hailed International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrants issued against Moamer Kadhafi as a new sign that the Libyan leader had lost legitimacy. The Obama administration, under increasing domestic political pressure over Kadhafi’s defiance in Libya, said there must be...
By benim
In Gabon
Jun 9th, 2011
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U.S. President Barack Obama has urged Gabon’s President Ali Ben Bongo to root out corruption and protect human rights in the West African country. Mr. Obama met with Mr. Bongo at the White House Thursday, despite questions about alleged corruption in Mr. Bongo’s family and government. The...
By benim
In Libya
Apr 19th, 2011
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The United States is “very concerned” for the well-being of four journalists who have been held in Libya for two weeks, the White House has said. In reference to the four reporters missing in Libya, White House spokesman Jay Carney said that “we are very concerned but can’t go...