U.S. Funded war in Somalia runs into Stiff Resistance

Meeting the Resistance - The lesson never learned in Somalia

By Abayomi Azikiwe,

A major battle outside the Somalian central city of Baidoa on March 10 showed that the imperialist-backed war against Al-Shabaab is far from over.

Reports in recent weeks in the corporate media had made it appear that the Islamic resistance forces were in retreat and suffering massive casualties at the hands of the multinational invasion forces currently operating inside Somalia.  Continue reading

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Austria Voiced its Support for Implementation of the Algiers Agreement

"There is a need for preventive diplomacy from EU to counteract any further buildup of tensions" - Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Austria

By African Press Organization,

Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Austria,  Michael Spindelegger, expressed his concern over the growing tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Reports of attacks on Eritrean territory near the Ethiopian border are causing alarm bells to ring and are pointing to the need for preventive diplomacy“, said the Vice Chancellor.

Spindelegger demanded an end to the violence and urged the politicians in charge to exercise restraint, to respect the principles of international law, and to seek a peaceful solution to outstanding issues.  Continue reading