Arab Nations Say Israel-Hamas Truce Should Be Extended, Aid Ramped Up

[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – Arab foreign ministers welcomed an agreement for a temporary truce between Israel and Gaza militant group Hamas on Wednesday but said it should be extended and become a first step toward a full cessation of hostilities. The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan told a media briefing in London … Read more

Group of Muslim Countries to Push for Gaza Ceasefire -Turkish Source

[ad_1] ANKARA (Reuters) – A newly formed group made up of senior officials from several Muslim countries will visit the United Nations Security Council’s five permanent members and others to urge an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, a Turkish foreign ministry source said on Tuesday. The group was formed earlier this month at a summit of … Read more

G20-Led Summit for Africa Highlights Renewed Interest in Fast-Growing Continent

[ad_1] By Sarah Marsh and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) – Leaders from more than a dozen African countries are heading to Germany for the G20 Compact with Africa conference, which aims to help bolster private investment in the world’s poorest, but fast-growing, continent. Underscoring renewed interest in Africa, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, … Read more

Nigerian Ex-Central Bank Chief Remanded in Custody Pending Bail Hearing

[ad_1] ABUJA (Reuters) – A Nigerian court on Friday remanded former central bank governor Godwin Emefiele in custody on charges of procurement fraud, pending a bail hearing scheduled for Wednesday. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to all 20 charges and applied for bail through his lawyers. “The matter is hereby adjourned to Wednesday, November 22, for … Read more