Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan has been ruled by Nursultan Nazarbayev who declared himself as a lifelong president. Nobody has challenged his reign until now although recently Nazarbayev has faced a significant threat to his authoritarian regime and had to take measures.
“The Justice and Development Party is the only political party that can bring back PKK to the negotiating table“, said first directly elected president of Turkey and the leader of Turkeys’ largest political party, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the midst of the November 2015 general election campaign.
At least 700 people have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the past week as three boats carrying migrants from several African countries capsized. All separate incidents, the three boats had left the Libyan coast and were heading toward Italy.
With the United Kingdom fast approaching its referendum on whether or not to leave the European Union, the rift between the Prime Minister and his backbenchers continues to widen.
The Somali National Army (SNA), along with African Union peacekeepers pushed the Islamic Islamists, Al Shabaab, out of Toratorow in the Lower Shabelle region on Thursday, a strategic move for the Somali government.
The Al Qaeda-linked Islamic insurgents of Al Shabaab have stormed a major Somali military base in El Wak located on Somalia’s border with Kenya, Witnesses and Officials said on Wednesday.
Taliban Supreme Council (Shura) has selected Maulavi Haibatullah Akhwand as new Taliban emir following the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike in Pakistan .
Armed Al Shabaab Islamic Extremists launched an ambush attack on a military convoy carrying Kenyan Army soldiers serving with the UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday.
Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, leader of the Taliban, has been killed by a US drone only miles away from Quetta, Pakistan. His death, which has been confirmed by several Taliban sources comes only a year after the Islamist organisation confirmed the death of former leader Mullah Omer in 2015.
SOMALIA, Jowhar (ArmedPolitics) – At least four people have been confirmed dead and three others wounded in a bomb explosion at an airport in Jowhar, located 90 kilometers (55 miles) north west of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.