Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

US, Somalia Launch New Chapter in Diplomatic Relations

Twenty-five years after pulling out its diplomatic mission from Somalia, the United States has filled a diplomatic void by swearing in an ambassador to Somalia. Ambassador Stephen Schwartz took his oath in Washington, following his Senate confirmation in May. The new Ambassador will be taking over from James Bishop who […]

Death Toll Rises After Explosions in Turkey’s Ataturk Airport

Three suicide bombers have targeted Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey’s main international airport late Tuesday evening. The explosions have killed at least 36 people and injured at least 60 according to initial assessments. Istanbul’s governor, Vasip Sahin initially stated that at least three people were involved in the terror attack […]