Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Wardheer News

Ethiopian Airlines open new air route to SW China

A direct flight opened Monday between Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, and Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. The flight, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, will depart from Chengdu every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with a travel time of 9.5 … Continued

Trump’s doublespeak in Saudi Arabia

By Sahar Aziz (CNN)- If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Donald Trump, it is that he has no qualms about contradicting himself to get what he wants. In Saudi Arabia, he wanted a $110 billion arms deal — not … Continued

Somalia broadens its youth soccer league through FIFA support

Financed by FIFA, a broadened second edition of Somalia’s Domestic youth football league, has kicked off at Banadir Stadium, with Baarbe youth team winning the inaugural match after beating Anadol boys 2-0 on Thursday. Baarbe’s striker, Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud, scored … Continued

Rescuers pull 2,121 migrants to safety in Mediterranean

Rescuers pulled 2,121 migrants to safety from boats in the Mediterranean late on Friday and early on Saturday and recovered one dead body, the Italian coastguard said. More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa this … Continued

Volvo trucks on big expansion in East Africa

Nairobi — Volvo AB’s trucks division is seeking to boost market share in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to as much as 18% from about 2%, as the East African region’s economic growth outpaces the sub-Saharan Africa average. The Swedish maker … Continued

Why American brands rule the hearts of Saudis

AISHA FAREED McDonald’s branch in Qassim. (Photo courtesy: McDonald’s Facebook) JEDDAH: American brands stand tall in the Saudi market against international counterparts. Apple and Microsoft reign supreme in technology, and Ford, GMC and Jeep are at the forefront among car … Continued

Please rescue our son, family pleads after Al Shabaab video

By John Oywa Kenya Defense Force officer Alfred Kilasi. (Photo:Denish Ochieng’) The pain of last year’s Al-Shaabab attack at El-Adde in Somalia returned to haunt a family in Western after their son, long perceived dead in the deadly assault, resurfaced … Continued


President Donald Trump waits for the beginning of a bilateral meeting with Saudi King Salam at the Royal Court Palace, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) BY JULIE PACE AND JONATHAN LEMIRE RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — … Continued

Ethiopia slams EU call to free opposition politicians

Merera Gudina detained last November for allegedly meeting in Europe with leaders of Ethiopian group dubbed ‘terrorist’ FILE PHOTO By Addis Getachew Tadesse ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Ethiopia rejected Friday a European Parliament resolution calling for the release of “all arbitrarily … Continued