announces funding of counter-piracy projects
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham has announced funding plans
demonstrating the Government's determination to deliver action in response
of Libya is getting closer," he said
Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Radhouane Nouicer conferred
with Libya's National Transition Council (NTC) vice-president
determined to pursue operation in Libya as long as threats persist
They affirmed that the time for terminating Operation Unified Protector is
approaching but that the mission is not over yet. “It is clear that the
end is in...
Rome aims to
reactivate the Italian-Libyan Friendship Treaty
As Italy is sending a mission to Libya to revitalise its role over there,
Foreign Minister Franco Frattini explained that despite uncertainties, his
faced by Libya's interim leaders are many, says UN political chief
While life in the Libyan capital appears to be returning to normal,
the interim authorities face numerous challenges as they seek to restore
mission in Libya to protect civilians
Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO's North Atlantic Council
decided today to extend the mandate of Operation Unified Protector...
countries pledge support for Libyan transition at UN summit
A United Nations summit in support of Libya backed the transition plans
of the country’s new authorities and pledged their ongoing support to help
and Sarkozy visit Libya to offer aid and support to new government
Prime Minister David Cameron and President Nicolas Sarkozy today
met with members of the National Transitional Council (NTC). Both are the most...
an enduring commitment to supporting the Libyan people as they chart their
Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman said his country want
to build a broad relationship with Libya based on mutual respect and shared
must be on winning the peace in Libya, Stoltenberg says
First, the Libyans must own and lead the process. It is
of paramount importance that the coming political process
in Libya is genuinely inclusive. Mr...
famine declaration, Australia increases assistance to Horn of Africa
Australia will provide an additional AUD 30 million for emergency relief operations
in the Horn of Africa. A famine has been officially declared...
and Africa open a new chapter with Merkel's travel
Two days before travelling to Africa, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged
the growing importance of the neighbouring continent...
UN vows support
to South Sudan in quest for peace, prosperity
Amid great jubilation, South Sudan today became the world's newest
State, formally seceding from Sudan to attain independence in the culmination...
and Ivorian delegations hold "very fruitful" discussions
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday held talks with Prime Minister
Guillaume Soro of Côte d’Ivoire, as a high-powered delegation from...
applauds efforts for peace in Sudan, Diplomats say
The White House applauded Wednesday efforts to quell violence in Sudan that
has erupted ahead of independence for the south and has...
welcomes G20 decisions aimed at boosting food security
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed declaration
adopted by the Group of 20 (G20) as a message that the world's...
deal on temporary arrangements for disputed Abyei
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the agreement in Sudan to demilitarize
the disputed area of Abyei, over which the national...
underway to help resolve Libyan crisis
While an agreement to end the crisis in Libya is still a long way
off, the beginnings of a negotiation process have begun under the auspices
insecurity preventing return of displaced civilians in Cote d'Ivoire
At least 300,000 civilians are still displaced in Côte d’Ivoire two months
after the end of the post-election crisis, the United Nations refugee agency...
chief voices alarm over escalating violence in Southern Kordofan
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced alarm over escalating violence
in the Sudanese state of Southern Kordofan, where thousands of people...
must now prepare for Libya's future without Qaddafi," France says
A growing number of nations consider the fall of the regime to be
inevitable, and we must now prepare for Libya’s future without Qaddafi,
decision to extend Libya operation
NATO defense ministers have endorsed the decision to extend Operation
Unified Protector by 90 days, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen...
military forces must withdraw from Abyei, Security Council says
The Security Council today demanded that the Government of Sudan
withdraw immediately from Abyei, the disputed area which is contested
leader still committing crimes in Darfur, Security Council told
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir continues to commit crimes against
humanity and carry out genocide against the residents of Darfur in
Bashir meets EU delegation, investigates cooperation
Head of Foreign Relations in the Parliament, Mahdi Ibrahim said
that the meeting President Al Bashir and European Union (EU) held
in the Friendship...
presents proposals for resolving Abyei issue
The Sudanese government on Tuesday presented a package of proposals
to resolve the issue of country's disputed oil-rich area of Abyei,