Day: January 16, 2013

EU to send army trainers to Mali

CONOR POPE, in Strasbourg IRISH TIMES The European Union is to priortise plans for a military training mission in Mali to help the government there combat Islamist rebels, the European Union’s head of foreign affairs Catherine Ashton said today. She was speaking at an emergency hearing at the European Parliament […]

Pakistan Tumbles into Chaos

Source: Spiegel By Hasnain Kazim in Islamabad, Pakistan DPA A self-proclaimed revolutionary is attracting mass protests, while the highest court has ordered the prime minister’s arrest and the military waits in the wings. Pakistan is in the grips of a major political upheaval. The contrast between the images couldn’t be […]