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Obama Blasts Republican ‘Bluster’ on Iran

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Tuesday, accusing them of resorting to “bluster and big talk” on the threat from Iran. Mr. Obama held his first news conference since November, speaking to reporters at the White House. He decried Republican rivals for the “casualness with which some folks talk about war.” The U.S. […]

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Obama Blasts ‘Casual’ Calls for Iran War

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Tuesday, accusing them of resorting to “bluster and big talk” on the threat from Iran. Mr. Obama held his first news conference since November, criticizing Republican rivals for pushing for military intervention in Iran. He decried the “casualness with which some folks talk about war,” saying there […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are in London for a one-day conference designed to help stabilize Somalia. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the conference is not meant to impose international solutions on Somalia. But he said the world will “pay a price” if it fails to help the Horn of Africa nation recover from violence, famine and […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are in London for a one-day conference designed to help stabilize Somalia. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the conference is not meant to impose international solutions on Somalia. But he said the world will “pay a price” if it fails to help the Horn of Africa nation recover from violence, famine and […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are in London for a one-day conference designed to help stabilize Somalia. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the conference is not meant to impose international solutions on Somalia. But he said the world will “pay a price” if it fails to help the Horn of Africa nation recover from violence, famine and […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders have gathered in London for a one-day conference aimed at coming up with a coordinated response to instability in Somalia. British Prime Minister David Cameron said at the outset of Thursday’s meeting that the conference is not meant to impose international solutions on Somalia. But he said the world will “pay a price” […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders have gathered in London for a one-day conference aimed at coming up with a coordinated response to decades of instability in Somalia. British Prime Minister David Cameron said at the outset of the meeting Thursday that he is “absolutely convinced” Somalia can solve its problems and fulfill its potential. While he said the […]

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World Leaders Focus on Somalia’s Future at London Conference

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are gathering in London Thursday for a conference aimed at coming up with a coordinated response to decades of instability in Somalia. Representatives of 40 countries will attend the conference, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Leaders at the one-day conference will try to pull together […]

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UN Chief: Drugs Pose Severe Threat to Afghanistan’s Stability

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Afghanistan to make fighting drug trafficking a priority and said the international community must help in the effort. In his opening address Thursday to a one-day meeting of top global representatives in Vienna, Mr. Ban said narcotic production and drug trafficking undermine efforts to help Afghanistan emerge as […]

British Minister Restate London’s Commitment to a Peaceful Somalia

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A senior British diplomat has reiterated Britain’s commitment to Somalia’s transitional government and to bringing an end to the African country’s decades of instability. Henry Bellingham, the British Minister for African Affairs, told VOA’s Somali Service the time is right for the international community to join in the effort to bring peace and stability to […]

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