Militants attack hotel used by officials in Somalia’s capital

MOGADISHU – Islamist militants attacked a hotel used by government officials in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday evening, police and witnesses said. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab, which controls large swathes of the country, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement that it was targeting the nearby presidential palace. "We were shaken by a […]

IAEA: No immediate nuclear safety concerns at Zaporizhzhia plant

This handout photo taken on Sept 1, 2022 and obtained from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sept 7, 2022 shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant during an IAEA Support and Assistance Mission in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine. (HANDOUT / IAEA) VIENNA/OTTAWA/COPENHAGEN – The International Atomic Energy Agency said on […]

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

Britain's Defence Minister Gavin Williamson is seen in Downing Street, London, Britain, Nov 2, 2017. (PHOTO / CHINADAILY.COM.CN) LONDON —  Gavin Williamson, a cabinet office minister in British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government, resigned on Tuesday after mounting allegations that he had bullied colleagues. The Sunday Times and other local media outlets reported days ago […]

Analysis: Italy’s foreign policy set to stay course

Italy's new prime minister, Giorgia Meloni reacts during the cabinet minister bell handover ceremony at Palazzo Chigi in Rome on Oct 23, 2022. (ANDREAS SOLARO / AFP) ROME – With Italy's newly installed government facing pressing domestic priorities, analysts do not expect immediate changes to the country's foreign policy line. Observers told Xinhua that Giorgia […]

Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) supports Digital Transformation Kuwait Conference, driving digitalization in line with Kuwait’s Vision 2035

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT, Oct 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Under the sponsorship of the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT), the Digital Transformation Kuwait Conference takes place from the 2nd to the 3rd of November 2022, aiming to provide a national platform for Kuwait’s digitalization stakeholders and ICT experts, game changers, leading […]

The Government Blockchain Association (GBA)’s EMEA Lead to speak at UK House of Commons

London, UK, Oct 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Blockchain Chair in the House of Commons, Martin Docherty-Hughes MP, has invited Ms. Priya Guliani, (the Government Blockchain Association’s Regional Lead for Europe, Middle East, and Africa), to speak at the APPG Evidence Meeting on Sustainability & Climate […]

Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) supports the Kuwait Digital Transformation Conference on driving the nation towards digitization in line with Kuwait’s Vision 2035

KUWAIT, KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Under the sponsorship of the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT); the Kuwait Digital Transformation Conference takes place from the 2nd to the 3rd of November 2022, which aims to provide a national platform for Kuwait’s digitalization stakeholders and ICT experts, game changers, […]

Swedish PM Kristersson announces new coalition government

Sweden's newly elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (center) walks next to ministers of the new government, after the change of government council at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, on Oct 18, 2022. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – The new government of Sweden was announced on Tuesday, composed of freshly-elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and […]

National Archives: Trump staffers not returning White House records

A letter from acting archivist of the United States Debra Steidel Wall to former President Donald Trump's legal team is photographed on Aug 23, 2022. (JON ELSWICK / AP) WASHINGTON – Former President Donald Trump's administration has not turned over all presidential records and the National Archives will consult with the Justice Department on whether […]

Colombian govt, dissident FARC explore potential peace talks

This handout picture released by Colombian President Gustavo Petro's twitter account shows Colombian High Commissioner for Peace Danilo Rueda (in white t-shirt) during a meeting with members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in Caqueta, Colombia, on Sept 17, 2022. (GUSTAVO PETRO'S OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT / AFP) Colombian government representatives have met with members […]

Sweden’s PM resigns after election defeat

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson speaks during a press conference after she presented her resignation to the speaker of the Swedish Parliament on Sept 15, 2022, in Stockholm. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP) STOCKHOLM – Sweden's outgoing Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson has handed in her resignation to the speaker of parliament, she said on Thursday, paving […]