Diffusing Looming Arms Race Critical for Global Security, Secretary General Warns, as General Assembly Marks International Day to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

With Friction Rising among Major Powers, Speakers Urge Russian Federation, United States to Extend New Strategic Offensive Arms Reduction Treaty without Delay The world must return to the path of nuclear disarmament towards strengthening global security and diffuse a looming arms race among nations with atomic arsenals, the Secretary General told the General Assembly at a high level meeting commemorating and promoting the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. “For the sake…

"Diffusing Looming Arms Race Critical for Global Security, Secretary General Warns, as General Assembly Marks International Day to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons"

President Kenyatta Congratulates Winners Of The 2020 Kip Keino Classic

President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated winners of the inaugural World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series Kip Keino Classic held today at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi County. At the same time, the President thanked all participants for taking part in the Nairobi edition of the World Athletics Continental Tour 2020 event adding that Kenya’s successful hosting of the global athletics meet was a testament of the country’s strong profile as a sporting powerhouse. “We…

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3 Arrested in Belgium, Suspected of Involvement in 1994 Rwanda Genocide

Belgium has arrested and charged three men suspected of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. A spokesperson for the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement Saturday that the three had been “charged with serious human rights abuses.” Eric Van Duyse said two had been arrested Tuesday in Brussels and the third had been arrested Wednesday in Hainault province. Van Duyse did not give any details about the suspects but said that their identities…

"3 Arrested in Belgium, Suspected of Involvement in 1994 Rwanda Genocide"

Ethiopia’s Oromo Celebrate Tense Thanksgiving amid Tight Security

BISHOFTU – Thousands of people from the Oromo, Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, celebrated their thanksgiving festival in Bishoftu city amid tight security on Sunday after the authorities said they had seized weapons and foiled attacks in previous days. The Irreecha festival has been the scene of violent protests before by the Oromo, who have long complained of political exclusion. Recent unrest, including the killing of a popular singer in June and the arrest of prominent…

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Irreecha Hora Arsedi Colorfully Celebrated in Bishoftu

Addis Abeba Irreecha, which is part of the UNESCO inscribed intangible world heritage of the Gada system, is being celebrated colorfully in the town of Bishoftu. The celebration started with the blessings of the Aba Gadas to the participants of the festival. Irreecha Hora Arsedi has been commemorated over on the lakeside of Hora and in public places where many people turned out to partake observe the day in huge congregations. This year, however, the…

"Irreecha Hora Arsedi Colorfully Celebrated in Bishoftu"