- South Africa's ruling ANC party has picked Cyril Ramaphosa as the party's new leader.
Ramaphosa is now considered the leading candidate to become South Africa's next president when the country holds elections in 2019.
He defeated former Cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Nearly 5,000 members of the African National Congress voted for party leader at a conference in Johannesburg.
Ramaphosa succeeds South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, who is stepping down as...
- The governor of the U.S. island territory of Puerto Rico on Monday ordered a recount of the death toll from the ravages of Hurricane Maria nearly three months ago, signaling that it could be significantly higher than the original figure of 64.
Governor Ricardo Rossello called for the reassessment after reports in recent days by The New York Times and Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism independently concluded that the storm caused more than 1,000 deaths when its intense...
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- A Turkish court has released German journalist Mesale Tolu after nearly eight months in prison but barred her from leaving Turkey, German officials said Monday.
Tolu, 33, was released under the condition that she does not leave the country, after being charged with being a member of a terrorist organization and publishing terrorist propaganda in the wake of the failed military coup of July 2016 — charges she has denied.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the news but cautioned...
- Twitter Inc said on Monday it would begin putting a warning in front of pictures that show Nazi swastikas and other items it determines are hateful imagery, as well as ban their use in any profile photos on the social media network.
The step is one of several that Twitter said it would take to crack down on white nationalists and other violent or hateful groups, which have become unwelcome on a service that once took an absolutist view of free speech.
It said it would also remove...
- Pakistan is accusing the United States of "exporting war" and "perpetual instability" in South Asia, and of "speaking Indian language" in bilateral dealings.
The allegations leveled by National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua again underscore the deterioration in Islamabad's relations with Washington. It also strengthened reported suggestions the two countries are on a collision course, particularly since August when President Donald Trump unveiled a new...
- Parceling out holiday shopping in small amounts and completing it in a realistic schedule helps people maintain the self-control needed to avoid being swept away in impulse purchases that can wreck budgets, a study to be published in January said.
The study from Texas A&M University researchers looked at how well people complied with maintaining self-control for tasks such as making purchases and found that people should pace themselves if they want to accomplish larger...
Harvey Weinstein on Friday denied barring actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino from working on the movie adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings" or blacklisting them from further projects.
Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment by more than 50 women, including Judd and Sorvino, was responding to remarks by "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson.
Reuters is unable to independently confirm the misconduct allegations and Weinstein has denied...
- A U.S. soldier killed by Islamic militants in Niger was shot 18 times and appeared to have fought back until he died, a military investigation reveals.
U.S. officials briefed the Associated Press on the still-to-be-finalized and released report on the October ambush that killed Army Sergeant La David Johnson. Three other U.S. soldiers also died in the attack near Niger's border with Mali.
Confusion has surrounded circumstances of the ambush and Johnson's death, including...
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- An Amtrak train derailed in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington Monday, with some of its cars falling on a busy interstate below.
Local authorities reported multiple casualties.
Amtrak said it was aware of the incident involving Train 501, which travels from Seattle to Portland, Oregon.
"Emergency services are on the scene, and Amtrak management is responding. Some injuries are reported," Amtrak said in a statement. The company also announced the suspension of ...
- International watchdog Human Rights Watch says it has discovered new destruction of Rohingya villages during October and November in northern Myanmar.
The group identified 40 new villages with building destruction, increasing their previous estimate to a total of 354 Rohingya villages that have been partially or completely destroyed since August 25, 2017. More than half a million Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape violence since that date.
The group also...
- Google and Facebook will have to accept China's censorship and tough online laws if they want access to its 751 million internet users, Chinese regulators told a conference in Geneva on Monday.
Google and Facebook are blocked in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major Western news outlets.
"That's a question maybe in many people's minds, why Google, why Facebook are not yet working and operating in China," said Qi Xiaoxia, director general of the Bureau of...
- Protesters set fire to the offices of the ruling party Monday in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region amid widespread protests over unpaid salaries and suspected corruption.
Kurds demanding the resignation of the ruling Kurdish Democratic Party torched its offices in the city of Sulaimaniyah in northern Iraq. Reporters for VOA's Kurdish Service said fires were also set at offices of the the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Change Movement, Islamic Union of Kurdistan...
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win a key victory in his home state, Gujarat, fending off a strong challenge from the opposition Congress party in a closely watched state election.
- U.S. President Donald Trump offered some revisionist election recollections on Monday, while predicting that Republicans "will do well" in 2018 when all seats in the House of Representatives are at stake and a third of those in the Senate.
In a Twitter comment, Trump claimed that Republicans had gone 5-0 in congressional races this year and that "the media refuses to mention this." Actually, Republicans won five of six House races in 2017 and lost a Senate...
- Just off Barcelona’s famous Rambla is the world-famous La Boqueria food market. On a recent winter morning, chefs rubbed shoulders with local residents buying their daily provisions, all watched over and photographed by hundreds of tourists attracted by the colors and smells, and the chance to taste some of Catalonia’s revered cuisine.
But the richness of this cathedral to Catalan gastronomy hides a growing disquiet among many of the market sellers.
Poultry vendor Maria José...
- A brief lockdown on an airbase used by American forces in Britain was lifted Monday after a man attempted to force his way in.
Military personnel fired shots at the man who apparently drove a car into a checkpoint gate at the Mildenhall Royal Air Force base in Suffolk.
"Shots were fired by American service personnel and a man has been detained with cuts and bruises," Suffolk Police said. "No other people have been injured as a result of the incident."
- Austria swore in a new coalition government Monday in Vienna.
Sebastian Kurz, of the People's Party (OVP) is the new chancellor and at 31 years old is also the world's youngest leader.
He took the reins of the party earlier this year and told his supporters that "the Austrian population gave us their confidence to bring about a new style of political culture..." Kurz has promised "to reduce illegal migration to zero."
Heinz-Christian Strache, leader...
- The first amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees equal rights to all places of worship, be it a church or a mosque. In the U.S. city of Syracuse, New York, a church is as important to Muslims as it has been to Christians. Saba Shah Khan takes us to this house of God.
- ኣብታ ኣብ ዓለም ዝበዝሓ በረራ ተተአናግድ መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ከተማ ኣትላንታ ዘጋጠመ ምቁራጽ ኤሌትሪክ ብዙሕ በረራታት ምዕንቓፉ ተገሊጹ።
እቲ ትማሊ ሰንበት ኣብ ሰዓታት ድሕሪ ቀትሪ ዘቛረጸ ሓይሊ ኤሌትሪክ ኣብ ከባቢ ፍርቂ ለይቲ ኣገልግሎት ከምዝጅምር ሰበ ስልጣን እቲ መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ብናይ ትዊተር መልእኽቲ ገሊጾም፡ ነቶም ናብቲ መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ዘምርሓ ዝነበራ ነፈርቲ ድማ ኣብ ዘለውዎ ክጸንሑ ኣዚዞም።
ኣብ በረራ ዝነበራ ነፈርቲ ናብ ካልእ መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ክዓርፋ ተገዲደን።
ብመሰረት ሓበሬታ ፍላይትዌር ዝተባህለ መርበብ ሓበሬታ ትማሊ ሰንበት ምሸት ብሰንኪ ኣብ መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ኣትላንታ ዘጋጠመ ምቁራጽ ሓይሊ ኤሌትሪክ 776 ናብን ካብን መዓርፎ ነፈርቲ ኣትላንታ ዝነበረ በረራ ክስረዝ ከሎ ካልኦት 525 ድማ ተደናጉየን እየን። ብተወሳኺ ሶኑይ ኣብ ሰዓታት ንግሆ...
- ቤት ፍርዲ ኔዘርላንድስ ነቲ ኣብ መወዳእታ 1970ታት ኣብ ኢትዮጵያ ዝተፈጸመ ብ”ቀይሕ ሽብር” ዝፍለጥ እዋን ገበናት ኩናት ፈጺሙ’ዩ ዝበሎ ኢትዮጵያዊ ኔዘርላንዳዊ አባል ስርዓት ደርግ ነበር ንናይ ሕልፈት ማእሰርቲ ፈሪዱ።
ዳኛ እቲ ኣብ ዘ ሄግ ዝተጋብአ ቤት ፍርዲ ማርተ ረንቸክንስ “ወዲ 63 ዓመት እሸቱ አለሙ ኣብ ልዕሊ ዜጋታት ሃገሩ ገበናት ኩናት ብምፍጻምን፡ ክነብሩ ዘይክእልሉ ኩነታት ብምፍጣር ዝብሉ ክስታት ገበነኛ እዩ” ኢለን።
ይኹን ደአ እምበር እቲ ቤት ፍርዲ ውሳነ ኣብ ዝሃበሉ መጋባእያ ክሱስ ኮነ ጠበቓታቱ ከምዘይተረኽቡ ዝተፈልጠ ኮይኑ ዳኛ ረንቸክንስ ብወገነን ነቲ ኩነታት “ዘሕዝን’ዩ” ክብላ ኮኒነን።
ኣብቲ መጋባእያ ዝተረኽቡ ቤተሰብ ግዳያት ግን ፍትሒ ተረኺቡ ክብሉ ሓጎሶም ብጣቕዒት ክገልጹ ተራእዮም’ዮም።
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- ኣብ ክልል ኦሮሚያ ዞባ ምዕራብ ሃረርጌ ሎሚ ዕጡቓት ክልል ሶማሌ ኣጥቂዖም ክልተ ሰብ ከምዝቐተሉ ልዕሊ 80 አባይቲ ከምዘንደዱን ወሃቢ-ቃል ክልል ኦሮሚያ ንቪኦኤ ሓቢሩ።
ኣብ ዞባ ምዕራብ ሃረርጌ፡ ወረዳ ሓዊ ጉዲና፡ ዕጡቓት ክልል ሶማሌ ኣትዮም ውግእ ብምኽፋት ልዕሊ 80 ኣባይቲ ሓረስቶት ከም ዘንደዱን፡ ክልተ ሰባት ማለት ሓደ ፖሊስን ሓደ ዕጡቕ ቀበሌን ከም ዝተቐተሉን ሓላፊ ኮምንኬሽን`ቲ ዞባ ኣቶ ዓብደረዛቕ ኣሕመድ ሓቢሩ።
ብኻልእ ወገን ኣብ ምዕራብ ወለጋን ምብራቕ ወለጋን፡ ሎሚ ሓሙስ ነበርትን ተመሃሮን ናይ ተቓውሞ ሰልፊ ጌሮም ኔሮም፡ “ቕትለት ደው ይበል፡ ሰራዊት ምክልኻል ኣብ ጎኒ ህዝቢ ይኹን “፡ ዝብል መልእኽትታት የሰምዑ ኔሮም።
ምሉእ ጸብጻብ ኣብ`ዚ ምስማዕ...
- ኣብ ኢትዮጵያ ኣብ ዝተፈላለያ ዩኒቨርሲቲታት ዝርአ ህይወት ዘጥፍአ ጎንፅታት ብዝምልከት ኣብ ክልል ትግራይ ዘሎን ኣብ ካልኦት ክልላት ንተምሃሮ ተወላዶ ትግራይ ዝምልከትን ርእይቶ ምምሕዳር እቲ ክልልን ርእይቶ ሰባት ኣብዚ ምስማዕ ይክኣል።
- ዶ/ር ጋይም ክብረአብ ኣብ ለንደን ናይ ዩኒቨርሲቲ መምህር ኮይኑ ኣብ ጉዳይ ስደተኛታት ዝነጥፍን ሓያለ መጽሓፍን ዝደረሰ ኤርትራዊ እንግሊዛዊ ምሁር'ዩ ።
ኣብዚ ቀረባ’ዉን ንሃገራዊ ኣገልግሎትን ስደት መንእሰያት ኤርትራን አመልኪቱ ሓደ መፅሓፍ ናብአንበብቲ ኣቅሪቡ’ሎ።
ብዛዕባ’ዚ መፅናዕታዊ መፅሓፉ ምስ ሬድዮ ድምፂ ኣሜሪካ ኣብ ዘካየዶ ቃለ-መጠይቅ መብሪሂ ሂቡ’ሎ።
ኣብ ቀረባ መጽሓፍ ምስ ዝደረሰ ዶ/ር ጋይም ክብረ አብ ኣብ ዓዲ እንግሊዝ ከተማ ለንደን ዝተኻየደ ቃለ መጠይቅ ኣብዚ ምስማዕ ይክኣል።
- ሓፈሻዊ ቁጠባዊ ዕብየት ሃገራት ኣፍሪቃ ምንቁልቋሉ ዳይሬክተር ዓለምለኸ ትካል ገንዘብ ክሪስቲን ለጋርደ ገሊጸን።
ንሰን ነዚ ዝገለጻ ኣብ ኢትዮጵያ ዘኻይድኦ ዘለዋ ምብጻሕ እዩ።
ኣብ ፖሊሲ ገንዘብ ዘጋጠም ምጉዳል 15 ሚእታዊት ተቐቢልናዮ ኔርና እንተኾነ ከምቲ ንሰበስልጣን ዝሃበርኽዎ ሰደድ መሰረት ዝገበረ ቁጠባ ንምምስራት ልዑል ተዓጻጻፊነት ዘለዎ ናይ ገንዘብ ፖሊሲ የድልይ'ዩ።
ሰደድ መሰረት ዝገበረ ፖሊሲ ቁጠባ ክህልው ድማ ንናይ ናይ ውሽጢ ሃገር ስርሓት ዋጋ ምጉዳል የድልይ። እዚ ድማ አታዊ የጉድል ነቲ ኣብ ኢትዮጵያ ዝፈርዩ ስርሓት ድማ ንሰደድ ዝዓለመ ይኸወን: እዚ ድማ ኣብ ዋጋ ገንዘብ ዘጋጠመ ምጉዳል ዘመሓይሽ ክኸውን ተስፋ ንገብር ኢለን።
ብመሰረት ዓመታዊ አታዊ ነፍሲ ወከፍ ዜጋ ቁጠባአን ዘይምዕብል ዘሎ 17 ሃገራት...
- ሓለዋ ባሕሪ ሊብያ መብዛሕትኦም ኤርትራዊያን ዝኾኑ 96 ስደተኛታት ካብ ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ትማሊ ሓሙስ ምምላሱ ገሊጹ።
እቶም ስደተኛታት ጣሪቅ ኣል ሲካ ዝበሃል ኣብ ከተማ ትሪፖሊ ናብ ዝርከብ መዳጎኒ ማእከል ከምተወስዱ'ውን ተሓቢሩ'ሎ።
ሓላፊት ወጻኢ ጉዳያት ሕብረት ኣውሮጳ ፈረደሪካ ሞርገኒ ኣብ ብራስለስ ዝኻየድ ዘሎ ኣኼባ ሕብረት ኣውሮጳ :ሕብረት ኣፍሪቃን ሕቡራት ሃገራት ዝተዳለወ ዓማሚ ሓይሊ ቀንዲ ዕላምኡ ንምዕጻው ኣብ ሊብያ ዝርኸቡ መዳጎኒ ማእከል ስደተኛትት ምዃኑ ሓቢራ ኔራ።
መብዛሕትኦም ብሊብያ ኣቢሎም ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ብምቁራጽ ናብ ኣውሮጳ ዝጉዓዙ ስደተኛታት ካብ ትሕተ ሰሃራ ሃገራት ኣፍሪቃ ዝመጹ ምዃኖም ይፍለጥ።
ካብ 2014 ዓ.ም ጀሚሩ ኣስታት 600,000 ስደተኛታት በዚ መንገዲ ኢጣልያ በጺሖም'ዮም።
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- ናይ ኤርትራን ናይ ኢትዮጵያን ህዝብታት ናይ ሰላም ተበግሶ ብዝብል ስም ዝንቀሳቐስ ኣካል ኣብ መንጎ ክልቲአን ሃገራት ዘሎ ኩነታት ናብ ሰላም ንምቕያር ከምዝተለዓለ ኣፍሊጡ።
‘ሰለብሪቲ ኤቨንት’ ዝተበሃለ ዘይመንግስታዊ ትካል ናይ ኢትዮጵያን ናይ ኤርትራን ህዝብታት ናይ ሰላም ተበግሶ ኮሚቴታት ምጥያሾም ሎሚ ሓሙስ ኣብ ኣዲስ ኣበባ ኣብዘዳለዎ መድረኽ ገሊፁ’ሎ።
ብወገን ኤርትራ ናይቲ ኮሚቴ ኣባል ኣቶ ይስሃቅ ዮሴፍ እቲ ኮሚቴ ካብ ተፅዕኖ ነፃ ምዃኑ ገሊፆም ኣለው።
ኣብቲ መድረኽ መፅናዕታዊ ፅሑፍ ዘቕረቡ ፕሮፌሰር መድሃኔ ታደሰ ኣብዚ ሕዚ ዘሎ ኩነታት ዓለም ስሩዓት ናይ ድሕነትን ናይ ሰላምን ውዳበታት ንፀገማትና ንምፍታሕ ኣይክኣሉን ይብሉ።
“ስሩዓት ከባቢያዊ ናይ ድሕነት ውዳበታት ሎሚ ነዚ ስራሕ ብቑዓት ኣይኮኑን።እዞም ውድባት እዚኦም ንፀገማትና...
- ኣንጻር ኤችኣይቪ/ኤይድስ ብዝኻየድ ዘሎ ንጥፈታት መጠን ምትሕልላፍ ካብ ኣደ ናብ ዕሸል ከምኡ’ውን ኣብ ሓፈሻዊ ቁጽሪ ሕሙማት ናብ ትሕቲ 1% ከምዝወረደ፥እንተኾነ ግን ኣብ ኣመንዝራታትን መራሕቲ መካይንን ብተዛማዲ እቲ ቁጽሪ ልዕል ዝበለ ስለዝኾነ ነዚ ንምጉዳል ይስርሓሉ ከምዘሎ ኣብ ሚኒስትሪ ጥዕና ሓላፊት ኣሃዱ ምክልኻልን ምቁጽጻርን ኤችኣይቪ/ኤይድስን ካልኦት ብጾታዊ ርክብ ዝመሓላለፉ ሕማማትን ሲስተር ንግስቲ ተስፋሚካኤል ንድምጺ ኣሜሪካ ገሊጻ።
ምሉእ ትሕዝቶ ኣብዚ ምስማዕ ይክኣል።
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