Feb 25th, 2013
By Daniel Berhane,Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) opinion If there is a cliché often repeated among the ranking officers of the Ethiopian national defence forces, it is that, “the military is the last barrack of defence for the Constitution”. Apparently, the maxim is part of their training on...
Feb 23rd, 2012
America’s policy of nuclear deterrence is being seriously threatened as President Obama considers proposals by the Defense Department that could cut the US nuclear arsenal by as much as 80 percent, reducing America’s deployed nuclear strategic warheads to as few as 300. While the New START nuclear tr...
Apr 26th, 2011
The Transparency-Maroc (Morocco) Association on Tuesday called on all public institutions in the north African country to account for their spending and to accept inspections. “We need to generalise the drawing up of accounts for all … beneficiaries of public funds, particularly businesse...
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Nov 13th, 2010
Nigeria will report Iran to the U.N. Security Council if it finds any evidence that an illegal arms shipment it seized two weeks ago violated U.N. sanctions, Nigerian Foreign Minister Odein Ajumogobia said on Friday. Ajumogobia met his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki late on Thursday to discus...