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Posted On April 11, 2018By In None

US lifts travel ban on Chad

The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travelers.Read More

Posted On April 10, 2018By In None

US lifts travel ban on Chad

The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month-old ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travelers.Read More
Washington (AFP) The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travelers. “The president announced today that Chad has raised its security standards to meet important baseline US national security requirements,” the Department of Homeland Security announced. “Therefore, its nationals will again be able to receive visas for travel to the United States.” The travel restrictions will be officially terminated on April 13. The central African country’s government, which the US callsRead More
Cecil Taylor, the rebellious pianist whose dissonant, nearly percussion-like approach to the keys helped set the stage for the free jazz movement, has died, his representative said Friday. He was 89.Read More
Ghana will not sign an agreement with Washington to set up a military base, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Thursday.Read More
The Pentagon has canceled a training exercise in the Djibouti region following two separate aviation mishaps this week, officials said Thursday, as the US military grapples with a spate of flight accidents.Read More
Washington (AFP) A United Nations migration official called Thursday for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers. Leonard Doyle, director of media and communication at the UN International Organization for Migration, said that Facebook and WhatsApp have become the media of choice for people smugglers in the Middle East and Africa to advertise their services and make arrangements with migrants. But many of those groups abuse migrants, taking travelers hostage and beating them to demand ransoms from their families, he said.Read More
Accra (AFP) Ghana will not sign an agreement with Washington to set up a military base, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Thursday. The president confirmed in a television address that the two countries would ink a defence cooperation agreement, but was emphatic that “Ghana has not offered a military base, and will not offer a military base to the United States of America”. His comments come after hundreds of people took to the streets of Accra, Ghana’s capital, last Wednesday to protest against a controversial military deal with Washington whichRead More
US President Donald Trump congratulated Egyptian former general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four years as president, hailing the "strategic partnership" between the two countries Monday.Read More
US President Donald Trump congratulated his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four year term in office, the White House said Monday.Read More