Key Tanzanian opposition leader to face terror charges: party
Tanzania's main opposition party said Thursday that its leader and other members could be charged with terrorism after being arrested in a sweeping midnight raid that has drawn international concern. Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe and 10 other members were rounded up in the dead of night Wednesday in a crackdown denounced as a throwback to…
Blinken meets pope as US bishops challenge Biden
Pope Francis on Monday met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in the pontiff's first face-to-face interaction with the new administration of President Joe Biden, who has been challenged by US bishops.
Blinken says Guantanamo prison should close
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday renewed pledges to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, while acknowledging it was difficult to predict when it would happen.
Pope to meet top US diplomat Blinken
Pope Francis will next week meet with Secretary of State Antony Blinken in the pontiff's highest-ranking talks yet with the new US administration, officials said Friday.
US restricts visas over Cameroon conflict
The United States on Monday announced visa restrictions on individuals accused of fueling violence in western Cameroon, which has seen vicious fighting for four years between army troops and separatist English-speaking rebels.
Blinken heads to Egypt on mission to shore up Gaza truce
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken headed to Cairo Wednesday as he presses efforts to shore up an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.
Blinken urges 'need to end rocket attacks' in call with Abbas
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday he spoke with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, urging an end to rocket attacks fired from Gaza by Hamas militants amid escalating tensions with Israel.
Blinken presses Russia to pull troops on solidarity trip to Ukraine
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday demanded that Russia end its "aggressive" actions towards Ukraine, warning on a solidarity visit to Kiev that the giant neighbour has yet to withdraw most forces from a recent buildup.