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UK foreign minister visits Somalia, pledges drought aid – state radio

MOGADISHU: British foreign minister Boris Johnson met Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Wednesday, pledging aid to help combat the effects of a devastating drought, state radio reported on Wednesday. The country has been mired in civil war for more than a quarter of a century, and this year around 6.2 million Somalis, around half… Read More »

Canada's Trudeau to shuffle Cabinet Tuesday, drop foreign minister – reports

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to shuffle a number of members of his Cabinet as early as Tuesday, potentially including the foreign affairs minister, Canadian media reported on Monday. The Canadian Press, citing sources, reported that the move would involve at least six people, including Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion. Current Trade… Read More »

EU foreign policy chief wants Brussels military HQ

ROME: EU foreign policy supremo Federica Mogherini wants a Brussels headquarters for European “battlegroups” capable of mounting military interventions in crises. The HQ proposal is one of four “priority” proposals she will present to European Union governments in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the bloc, she told Italian daily La Repubblica in an… Read More »

Turkish army better able to fight Islamic State after purges – foreign minister

ANKARA: Turkey’s foreign minister described as “unfortunate” on Friday comments by the head of U.S. national intelligence suggesting that purges in the Turkish military after a failed coup were harming cooperation in the fight against Islamic State. “If they (the Americans) ask whether the fight against Daesh (Islamic State) has been weakened due to the… Read More »

French head of EU foreign service quits in shake-up

BRUSSELS: The head of the European Union’s foreign service, French diplomat Alain Le Roy, has resigned after differences with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, EU diplomats said. Le Roy’s departure “for personal reasons” just 16 months after he took the job of secretary-general of the European External Action Service was disclosed in a brief… Read More »

Foreign News Online

There was a time, not very long ago when news available to people was limited to local news. News of national importance was hard to come by. People would spend hours discussing the small amounts of news available to them. Getting world news or breaking news was impossible since technology had not made the kind… Read More »