Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi urged Iraqis Tuesday to stand united in fight against the jihadists, while controversial incumbent Premier Nuri al-Maliki still refused to say whether he is willing to step down to put an end to the political crisis.
Muslim leaders in Kenya urged political parties to shun their tribal politics and forge unity, a media report said Tuesday. Abdullahi Abdi, chairman of the National Muslim Leaders Forum, said the leaders from the ruling Jubilee Alliance, and from the former prime minister Raila Odinga-led CORD coalition in the opposition should stop shifting blame on each other as it was fuelling communal tension, and instead form peaceful dialogues among themselves, Capital FM reported.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday.
The number of people dying of cholera outbreak has reached 27 in South Sudanese capital of Juba with suspected cases turning more than double from 395 cases last week to 892, the UN humanitarian agency said Saturday.
Terming the `azadi` statement of
senior Congress leader and state health minister Sham Lal
Sharma as "unfortunate", the ruling National Conference on Wednesday
said that it always stood for the integrity of Jammu and