International partners welcome progress in Somali elections

Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – International partners* welcome the progress made in implementing the 27 May Agreement signed by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and the Feder

In this photo supplied by the Mozambican Presidency, President Filipe Nyusi, right, during a visit to his Defence and Security Force Troops in Northern Mozambique, Friday, July 9, 2021. Rwandan troops have joined the Mozambican forces to launch a major offensive against Islamic rebels in northern Mozambique as more troops arrive from South Africa and other neighboring countries to help battle the insurgency. (Photo Mozambique Presidency via AP)
Regional forces join offensive against Mozambique extremists

JOHANNESBURG (AP + Diplomat.so) — Rwandan troops have joined Mozambican forces to launch a major offensive against Islamic rebels in northern Mozambique as more troops arriv

A road sign directs traffic towards the Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility entrance in Lubmin, Germany, Sept. 10, 2020. (Reuters Photo)
Germany warns Russia, supports Ukraine in US deal over pipeline

Berlin (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) - Germany agreed Wednesday to warn Russia of potential sanctions and to support Ukraine's energy sector financially in a deal with the United S

Elena, 7, left, plays a game of checkers using soda bottle tops with friend Hailemariam, 12, at a reception and day center for displaced Tigrayans in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, Sunday, May 9, 2021. The Tigray conflict has displaced more than 1 million people, the International Organization for Migration reported in April, and the numbers continue to rise. Some thousands of Eritrean refugees are among the most vulnerable groups in the Tigray conflict and are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Eritrean refugees under attack in Ethiopia's Tigray war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP + Diplomat.so) — Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, where witnesses and

FILE - In this April 1, 2021, file photo, vials of COVID-19 vaccines produced by Chinese Sinopharm are seen in the office of general practitioner Gyorgy Teleki in Taplanszentkereszt, Hungary. A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of countries that have given the Chinese company's shots to their most vulnerable populations. (Istvan Filep/MTI via AP, File)
Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP + Diplomat.so) — A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of