Ethiopia to Send Public Diplomacy Delegation to Egypt to Resolve Differences Arising from the Renaissance Damn

Diplomat | Nov 23, 2014

Ethiopia has finalized preparations to send a public diplomacy delegation to Egypt next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.  Ethiopia and Egypt are in the middle of diplomatic rapprochement to narrow their differences over the construction of a multi-billion hydroelectric dam on the Nile.

Director of the Azerbaijan International Development Agency Visits Chad

Azerbaijan State Telegraph | Nov 23, 2014

Director of the Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Ashraf Shikhaliyev has joined the UN delegation to visit Chad.

India to Explore U.S. Assistance in Setting Up IIT Campus

India West | Nov 23, 2014

India and the U.S. Nov. 17 decided to boost cooperation in the field of higher education including exploring possible American assistance in setting up a new IIT campus.

What Afghanistan Must Do to Get Billions More in Aid

Washington Post | Nov 22, 2014

In less than two weeks, Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, will head to London to meet with international donors. At the conference, scheduled for Dec. 4, he will seek billions of dollars to develop Afghanistan in a new era, as U.S. and international combat troops are preparing to withdraw by year's end. Afghanistan is facing a fiscal crisis; it recently ran out of money to pay salaries of civil servants.

UK Volunteers Fly to Sierra Leone to Fight Ebola

Washington Post | Nov 22, 2014

The first wave of volunteers from Britain’s National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an “intense” surge in cases.

Uganda’s Priest Legacy In Mexico

Geeska Afrika Online | Nov 22, 2014

The revered voice of Ugandan priest John Ssenyondo has gone quiet in his old parish in the Mexican town of Nejapa. His body was found in a mass grave last October, six months after he was abducted in broad daylight, while preaching against drug gangs. But his parishioners in Guerrero state continue to remember a man who stood for reconciliation.

Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies

The New York Times | Nov 22, 2014

European nations, Israel’s largest trading partners and a historical bastion of support, are taking stronger measures to support Palestinian sovereignty and condemn what many see as aggressive, expansionist Israeli policies.
 

Japan Embassy to Host Photography Exhibition

Times of Oman | Nov 22, 2014

The Embassy of Japan will co-host a photography exhibition titled 'Hiroshima, City of Peace'  in association with the city of Hiroshima, Oman-Japan Friendship Association (OJFA), and the Hiroshima-Oman Friendship Association, from November 30 to December 6, in the main atrium of Muscat Grand Mall. 

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