Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

Sudanese Military, Protest Leaders Sign Transition Deal

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a historic power-sharing agreement in Khartoum.

The pact opens the way for the two factions to form a joint military and civilian council that will lead Sudan …

Global meet to mull trade rules to protect endangered species

Specialists will meet in Geneva from Saturday to try to tighten rules on trade in elephant ivory, rhino horns and other endangered animal and plant species amid growing alarm over accelerating extinctions.

Thousands of conservationists and policymakers from more than …

Museum in Germany permanently displaying 6 pieces by Seychellois artist

Renowned Seychellois artist Nigel Henri now has six permanent art pieces being exhibited in the Museum Zundorfer Wehrturm in Cologne, Germany.

The pieces were part of his exhibition held there from June 16 to July 14 this year.

I am …

UN Condemns Government Crackdown on Peaceful Protests in Zimbabwe

GENEVA – The U.N. human rights office is condemning a crackdown Friday in Zimbabwe by riot police on peaceful protesters in the capital, Harare. The agency is calling for an investigation into excessive use of force by security forces.

U.N. …