Greek leftist leader Tsipras claims victory over austerity
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday.
Foreign traders in South Africa thank networks for their success
Resentment against foreign shopkeepers runs deep in SA’s townships.
It took only one altercation between a known thief and drug addict, and a Somali shopkeeper in Snake Park, Soweto, last week to ignite mass looting of foreign shops across the township. All that is required is a spark and mobs are ready to pile into foreign shops, loot and sometimes kill their owners.
Malaysia Airlines website hacked by 'Lizard Squad'
The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered on Monday by hackers who referenced the Islamic State jihadists and claimed to be from the “Lizard Squad”, a group known for previous denial-of-service attacks.
Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Prophet Mohammad
A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported.
Turkey to invest in fellowship in Somalia and Djibouti
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Somalia and Djibouti on the weekend where commercial cooperation and investment opportunities were discussed. Erdoğan attended the opening of the terminal building of Mogadishu's international airport and the Somalia-Turkey Education and Research Hospital, both of which were completed with significant Turkish contributions.
Erdoan says Turkey will not beg for accession to EU
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been welcomed in an official ceremony in Djibouti by its president Ismail Omar Guelleh. Speaking at a joint press conference, Erdoğan has said Turkey is not a country that could beg for accession to European Union, alluding to the lasting resistance of Europe to approve Turkey's accession to the bloc.
‘Turkish schools are building the future’, expresses Somaliland leader
The leader of Somali’s autonomous Somaliland region, Ahmed Muhammed Silanyo, has hailed Turkish schools for their efforts to bring up a bright, new generation in the Somalia, calling on Turkish entrepreneurs to open more schools in the country.