Smuggled Immigrants Raise U.S. Terrorism Fears Concern about a terrorist threat to the United States is growing among American intelligence officials due to a recent upsurge in the number of East Africans who have been caught trying to enter the US illegally.
Q&A: History of Sudan’s Darfur conflict
The United Nations Security Council has approved a 26,000-strong peacekeeping force to replace the 7,000 African Union (AU) observer mission struggling to protect civilians in Sudan’s western province of Darfur.
The exact make-up and deployment date for this beefed up force is […]
Bush ordered the Pentagon to set up a new Africa Command last year but left its headquarters in Germany amid anxiety over an expanding military presence in Africa.
The issue has shadowed Bush’s six-day journey across the continent, as demonstrated by a Tanzanian newspaper headline declaring that he came to “militarize” […]
COTONOU, Benin (AP) — President Bush said Saturday that his five-nation trip to Africa is meant to highlight success stories and that even though he’s skipping conflict-ridden areas, his administration is actively engaged in resolving turmoil on the continent.
In a news conference with the president of Benin in western Africa, Bush defended […]
Ignoring Darfur crisis · African and European MPs attack summit agenda · British boycott criticised by EC president Barroso A worker hoists Italy’s flag and others who are participating in the EU-Africa summit in Lisbon. Photograph: Armando Franca/AP
European and African leaders arriving for today’s summit in Lisbon were accused by parliamentarians […]