Tag Archives: Countries

31Jul/15

US cites fair trial considerations in Zimbabe lion killing extradition request

In the wake of a request by Zimbabwe for the extradition of a US citizen accused of killing Cecil the Lion, U.S. State department says that all extradition requests take into account the ability of a country to provide a fair trial and other “humanitarian” considerations.

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31Jul/15

Zimbabwe wants lion-killer Palmer to face charges

(DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY OXFORD UNIVERSITY / REUTERS) – Zimbabwe’s environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says she wants Dr Walter Palmer brought back to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing Cecil — Zimbabwe’s celebrated lion.
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26Jul/15

US President Obama arrives in Ethiopia

US president Barack Obama arrives in Ethiopia for a two-day visit, where he is expected to discuss regional security and address the African Union.

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20Jul/15

Cuban flag raised at embassy in Washington

(REUTERS) – The Cuban flag was raised at Havana’s embassy in Washington, DC, at 10:30 a.m. (1430 GMT) for the first time in 54 years on Monday (July 20).
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20Jul/15

Experts warn Burundi’s controversial presidential election could reignite civil war

A day before Burundi is due to hold controversial presidential elections, analysts warn the East African country risks sliding into violence, sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term, which opponents say violates the constitution.

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14Jul/15

Tanzania sets up special school to protect albino teenagers from killings

China Central Television (CCTV)- The Tanzanian government has recently set up anoher special school to protect albino children to bring the total number up to ten, but many more albino children need proection.
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13Jul/15

Many Greeks angry at Germany for terms of bailout deal

Greeks in Athens rage against Germany, blaming Berlin for the tough terms their government accepted to secure an agreement to negotiate a third Greek bailout.
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13Jul/15

Greece reached euro zone deal

(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
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12Jul/15

Paradise island sheltered from Greek economic woes

Tourists on the idyllic island of Folegandros say they are unaffected by the unstable Greek economy, though locals fear the economic turmoil could put off future visitors.
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12Jul/15

Greeks feel humiliated by euro zone partners

People in the Greek capital say they feel humiliated by euro zone partners who have not yet accepted their government’s latest proposals to secure a third bailout.

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