Ethiopia's flagship airline 'contributed to secret arms deals'

Ethiopia’s flagship airline ‘contributed to secret arms deals’

This article is over 2 years old Official Ethiopia Airlines denies ‘irregular procurement’ of arms during war that began after the toppling of Ethiopia’s communist government in 1991 Ethiopia used its flagship commercial airline…

How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

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How the World Cup played into a global power struggle

It was an uncomfortable moment. Mohamed bin Hammam, who until last week was the head of Qatar’s secretariat of soccer diplomacy, was being grilled by a trio of former Qatar Football Association executives who…

Africa: Are coups making a comeback in Africa?

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Africa: Are coups making a comeback in Africa?

Countries around the world are becoming increasingly adept at using coups to change their rulers. The trend has been most visible in the past year in Madagascar, where activists have staged protests to stop…

Newcastle United fans are facing a hostile takeover by the owner

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Newcastle United fans are facing a hostile takeover by the owner

Joey Barton (second from right) arrives at Newcastle’s training ground on Thursday morning. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images An outbreak of stick broke out among Newcastle United’s supporters when the club announced in July that…

Supreme Court Tosses Claim Against Death Row Inmate

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Supreme Court Tosses Claim Against Death Row Inmate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sent the case of a Mississippi death row inmate, Arthur Austin, back to lower courts so they can reassess his claim that he didn’t have effective counsel at his…

Marib in Yemen: Army redeploys to the south

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Marib in Yemen: Army redeploys to the south

Written by Staff Writer, CNN London Marib, Yemen, is facing war fears. A Russian naval base, the city’s oil fields and a water supply hub have seen their water supplies devastated by war and…