Morocco recalls ambassador in Germany over Western Sahara
The German government said it was "surprised" by the decision. Moroccan-German ties have been tense in recent months.
South Korea summons Japanese ambassador over Fukushima radioactive water decision
The Japanese government has approved a controversial plan to release radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. South Korea expressed 'strong regret' over the decision.
Italian ambassador, driver and bodyguard killed in DR Congo ambush
Congo's interior ministry on Monday blamed a Hutu militia called the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), which is active near where ambassador Luca Attanasio, 43 and his bodyguard Vittorio Iacovacci, 30, were shot. World Food Programme driver Mustapha Milambo was also killed, local officials said.
Straight outta Hanoi: US Ambassador drops Lunar New Year message rap
Cool or cringe? The US ambassador to Vietnam has produced an unusual Lunar New Year message to the country - in the form of a rap. Career diplomat Daniel Kritenbrink rhymed his well wishes to mark Tet, the most important annual holiday for Vietnamese.
Israeli ambassador to Hungary backs Viktor Orban's government
In a DW interview, Israeli Ambassador Yacov Hadas-Handelsman condemns anti-Semitic statements made by individual Hungarian politicians. Overall, however, he praises the Fidesz government.
NCDC urges caution as COVID-19 cases increase in Nigeria, Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev erupt at fiery weigh-in
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Ambassador Harold Doley on what Adesina’s re-election means for AfDB’s future
Following the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the President of the African Development Bank, he has emphasised that his second administration will build on the strong foundations of success in the past five years. Ambassador Harold Doley, First-ever United States Representative to the AfDB joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss what Adesina’s re-election means for AFDB’s future.
Abuja airport DSS boss flouted protocol, assaulted our official – FAAN, Kim breaks silence on Kanye and more
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