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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Somalia’s president on Ma 11 urged world powers to help him fight the “raging enemies” of terror, corruption and poverty, at an international conference aimed at stabilizing the crisis-wracked country under his new leadership
French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Dec. 14 that France could “very soon” release €230 million of the previous regime’s frozen assets to the Libyan central bank a move that can ease the cash crunch since the civil war ended.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in central Mogadishu near the Turkish Embassy after being stopped by police while driving yesterday, killing two soldiers and wounding at least four civilians, a security official said.
TUNIS - The Associated Press
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia’s constituent assembly Dec. 10 adopted a provisional constitution that will allow the north African country to name a government, a month and a half after its first post-revolution election.
TRIPOLI - Reuters
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi today to show their frustration with leaders.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Associated Press
Ivory Coast's ex-president appeared at the International Criminal Court today, the first former head of state to face judges at the world's first permanent war crimes court.
Morocco’s Justice and Development Party (PJD), the first Islamist party to head a government in Rabat, will not impose a strict moral code but instead champion arts, a leading party figure said.
As the Libyan interim leader ensures the European Union he will not turn Libya into an extremist Islamic country, other NTC members fail to support his views. Meanwhile, clashes continue in the country over the weekend.
Gunmen tried to kill the head of the Libyan army Dec. 10 in a bold daylight attack in the country’s capital.
Hollywood A-lister Jennifer Lopez jetted over from Los Angeles to Casablanca to inaugurate the Morocco Mall, billed as Africa's largest shopping centre and among the world's top five.