UK presses ahead with plan for first migrant deportation flight to Rwanda

London (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Britain's first scheduled flight taking asylum seekers to Rwanda was set to depart on Tuesday, with the government warning that anyone wh

Photo taken on April 28, 2022 shows the Commerce Department building in Washington, D.C., the United States. The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter as effects of the Omicron surge start to show up, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Thursday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)
U.S. economy shrinks in Q1 amid Omicron surge, high inflation, raising recession fear

WASHINGTON (Xinhua + Diplomat.so) - The U.S. economy shrank at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter this year amid the Omicron surge and elevated inflation, rais

Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune. /CFP Photo
Algeria suspends Spain treaty, bars imports over Western Sahara

Algiers (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Algeria suspended a 20-year-old friendship treaty with Spain that committed the two sides to cooperation in controlling migration flows, and

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attends his last campaign event ahead of Ethiopia's parliamentary and regional elections scheduled for June 21, in Jimma, Ethiopia, June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo
Ethiopia forms body to negotiate with rebellious Tigray forces

Addis Ababa (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday the federal government had formed a committee to negotiate with forces from the