Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington, DC July 28, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Wow. What a ...

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirotaka Ishihara’s Visit to Mozambique, Guinea and Burkina Faso

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirotaka Ishihara’s Visit to Mozambique, Guinea and Burkina Faso

TOKYO, Japan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirotaka Ishihara is scheduled to visit Mozambique, Guinea and ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Congo

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Congo

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On July 21, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the ...

Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Ghana, Malta

Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Ghana, Malta

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- FIFA can today confirm the extension of sanctions imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and the ...

Letter from the President — War Powers Resolution Letter Regarding Libya

Letter from the President — War Powers Resolution Letter Regarding Libya

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF ...

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Releases Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures Worldwide

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Releases Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures Worldwide

-- More than 23 Million Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2013 NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were ...

NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests in Somaliland

NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed ...

Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington, DC July 28, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Wow. What a great group. Thank you. Please, sit down. Sit down, sit down. Thank you. It is so good to see you all. Welcome. You having fun? AUDIENCE: Yes. SECRETARY KERRY: I'm glad to hear it. It's just beginning. And the President's going to ...

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Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirotaka Ishihara’s Visit to Mozambique, Guinea and Burkina Faso

TOKYO, Japan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirotaka Ishihara is scheduled to visit Mozambique, Guinea and Burkina Faso from June 25 to July 4. 2. In Mozambique, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Ishihara will make a statement on behalf of the Government of Japan at a high-level session of the Third Review Conference of the Anti-Personnel Mine ...

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Congo

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On July 21, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Congo.1 Recent economic developments in the Republic of Congo have been favorable. Growth in the last 5 years has averaged about 5 percent per year, higher than in regional peers. Gross ...

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Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Ghana, Malta

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- FIFA can today confirm the extension of sanctions imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and the Italian Football Association (FIGC) in relation to match manipulation. On 28 May 2014, CAS banned Maltese player Kevin Sammut from all football-related activities for a period of ten years following proceedings conducted by UEFA ...

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Letter from the President — War Powers Resolution Letter Regarding Libya

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE July 27, 2014 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) As I most recently reported on June 12, 2014, U.S. Armed Forces have been in Libya to support the security of U.S. personnel in that country. During the period July ...

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The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Releases Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures Worldwide

-- More than 23 Million Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2013 NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2013, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international society for aesthetic plastic surgery with more than 2,700 board-certified ...

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NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of intimidation against media after the police arrested two journalists. On Sunday, 27 July 2014, journalist Ahmed Adan Robleh, editor of Baligubadle Online Media (http://baligubadlemedia.com/) was arrested after officers ...

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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS ARNAULD ANTOINE AKODJÈNOU OF BENIN DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR MALI

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Arnauld Antoine Akodjènou of Benin as his Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). Mr. Akodjènou succeeds Abdoulaye Bathily of Senegal, who has been appointed as the Special Representative ...

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POSTPONED: Press Invitation – UNMISS Commissioner of Police in South Sudan Briefing

JUBA, South Sudan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) cordially invites members of the media in South Sudan to attend a press briefing to update on UN Police's (UNPOL) role under the new mission's mandate; UN contributing Force Protection Unit efforts in managing IDPs in the protection of civilians site, and progress made by the South Sudan ...

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UN Special Representative for Somalia on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, extended his heartfelt greetings to all Somali people as they celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. “As Somalia celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr I wish all Somalis and their families Eid Mubarak. Today is a time to celebrate the completion of the holy month of Ramadan and to ...

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