World Bulletin/News Desk
President Barack Obama has invited Egypt's newly elected president, Mohamed Mursi, to visit the United States in September, an Egyptian official said on Sunday, reflecting the new ties Washington is cultivating with the region's Islamists.
"President Obama extended an invitation to President Mursi to visit the United States when he attends the U.N. General Assembly in September," Egyptian aide, Yasser Ali, said after Mursi met U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns.
Burns did not mention the invitation at a news conference earlier.
Washington shifted policy last year to open formal contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood, the group behind Mursi's win. Mursi formally resigned from the group when he won the presidency.
More than 40 Syrian groups, including Syrian opposition groups, have been invited to Geneva consultations.
Abdulah Al-Thinni has made a surprise visit to Algiers and will hold talks with Algerian officials.
A Bosnian town, home to more than 200 sets of twins in a population of 20,000 has claimed that it is the world's multiple birth capital and wants to use that fact to turn it into a tourist attraction
Maros Sefcovic, the EU energy chief hopes to conclude trilateral gas talks with Ukraine and Russia before summer.
An indictment was filed against 31 year old Malik Khatib, who has been accused of transferring funds to Hamas
President Barack Obama will nominate the U.S. Marine Corps' top general, Joseph Dunford, to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday, a White House official said.
Burundi has been rocked by protest over president's 3rd term bid with the UN now asking Museveni to intervene in the current crisis.
The land, which is spread over 26,000 square meters, falls between the West Bank's Areas B and C, which partly lie under Israeli security control.
John Kerry has visited Mogadishu on an unannounced visit and will then visit Djibouti as part of a tour of East Africa.
The EU will implement a free-trade pact with Ukraine despite pressure from Russia to delay the deal
Forty migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean, with remaining survivors saying that the drownings occured as a result of the rubber boats exploding.
Vice president said that they to give chance to protesters to dialogue.
Around 370 tons of material from Syria's chemical weapons arsenal incinerated at a special site.
Sources with an activist group opposing Nkurunziza's candidacy confirmed that Judge Sylvere Nimpagaritse had fled the country.
Constitutional court approved President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.
President Barack Obama said Monday that in too many places in U.S.A, black boys and black men, experience being treated differently by law enforcement.