Ethiopian leader visits Asmara for historic peace talks

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has become the first head of government to visit Eritrea, breaking away from the “no-peace, no-war” situation that has existed between the neighboring countries for the past two decades. Ahmed arrived in Eritrean capital Asmara for historic peace talks Sunday. The initiative came on the heels of a visit

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South Sudan’s Machar set to be ‘reinstated as vice president’

South Sudan’s warring parties have agreed to a power-sharing deal that will see rebel leader Riek Machar return to his position as vice president, according to Sudan’s foreign minister. The deal was reached on Saturday in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, aimed at ending the ruinous civil war in South Sudan, which erupted in 2013 when a political

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World Cup: England reach first semifinal since 1990

England have advanced to their first semifinal appearance since 1990 after beating Sweden 2-0 on Saturday at Samara Arena. Three Lions broke the deadlock in the 31st minute, when defender Harry Maguire headed in a corner. England, throughout the first half, played dominant against their opponents and had chances to increase the lead. In the

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