Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Mission to Afghanistan
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 03 December 2009
Mission to Afghanistan President Barack ObamaAfter weeks of meetings with his top political and military advisors, and intense deliberation President Barack Obama outlined his Afghan policy in a speech ... read more >>
President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) 14 October 2009
President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize President Barack Obama By Evan BarnesSentinel Staff WriterPresident Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize last week is the latest chapter of his administration's ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Statement on Tsunami Disaster
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Statement on Tsunami DisasterCongresswoman Laura Richardson (D-37) issued the following statement in response to the disastrous tsunami which rocked the islands of American ... read more >>
Angolan President Honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2009
ANGOLAN PRESIDENT HONORED Ambassador Josefina Pitra Diakite speaking next to picture of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of AngolaAmb. Pitra Diakite with Dr. Keith C. Norris of Charles Drew University ... read more >>
President Obama Addresses Slavery
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
President Barack Obama, left, meets with Ghana President John Atta Mills at the Presidential Palace in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11.  In his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern about Darfur
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
To show solidarity with the people of Darfur in Sudan and bring attention to the ongoing genocide there, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced her intention to participate in the Darfur Fast for ... read more >>
Comments made by President Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 22 January 2009
“Everywhere I go, I hear the same story: ‘We work hard, we pay our bills, we put away savings, but we just don’t know if it’s going to be enough when that tuition bill comes.’” ... read more >>
The Most Powerful Man in the World is a Black Man
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 January 2009
The climate in Southern California was warm, a stark contrast to the frigid conditions where the inauguration of America's first Black President was held amid millions at the National Mall in Washington ... read more >>
Obama-Calderon talks to focus on Mexican drug war
Written by Associated Press 15 January 2009
With violence spilling over the Mexican border into the U.S., President Felipe Calderon should have little trouble securing support for his battle against drugs when he meets U.S. President-elect Barack ... read more >>
Somali pirate's body washes ashore with $153,000
Written by Mohamed Olad Hassan (Associated Press) 15 January 2009
The body of a Somali pirate who drowned just after receiving a huge ransom washed onshore with $153,000 in cash, a resident said Sunday, as the spokesman for another group of pirates promised to soon ... read more >>
New South African Party Draws More Defectors from ANC
Written by Special to the NNPA from GIN 01 January 2009
A veteran anti-racist fighter, the Rev. Allan Boesak, has joined the stream of defectors leaving the ANC Party, once lead by Nelson Mandela, for the Congress of the People - also known as "COPE". ... read more >>
3 African Armies Strike At Uganda Rebels In Congo
Written by Godfrey Olukya (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
Three African armies have launched an offensive against Ugandan rebels based in eastern Congo in an attempt to end one of the continent's longest and most brutal wars, military officials said Monday. ... read more >>
Across Mideast, Arabs Hail Shoe-Hurling Journalist
Written by By Qassim Abdul- Zahra and Omar Sinan (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets Monday to demand the release of a reporter who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush, as Arabs across many parts of the Middle East hailed the journalist ... read more >>
Bush: Iraq War Is Not Over, More Work Ahead
Written by Jennifer Loven (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
On a whirlwind trip shrouded in secrecy and marred by dissent, President George W. Bush on Sunday hailed progress in the wars that define his presidency and got a size-10 reminder of his unpopularity ... read more >>
US Military Deaths in Iraq War at 4,206
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2008
As of Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at least 4,206 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military ... read more >>
Obama's Africa Policy Draws Concern
Written by Special to the NNPA from GIN 04 December 2008
President-elect Obama's choice for U.S. Treasury Secretary could have far reaching consequences for Africa which is why his two picks for the post are drawing critical comments from some Africa ... read more >>
World AIDS Day
Written by Danielle Mosher 27 November 2008
December 1st marks World AIDS Day. The observance started in 1988 to provide a unique opportunity to highlight the seriousness of the epidemic. Unfortunately, today HIV infection rates continue to ... read more >>
Zimbabwe Rejects Carter, Annan, Machel
Written by Celean Jacobson (Associated Press) 27 November 2008
Zimbabwe has refused to let Kofi Annan, Jimmy Carter and a South African human rights advocate visit the impoverished country for a humanitarian mission, the three said Saturday. The former U.N. secretary ... read more >>
Obama Win Sparks Push to End Racism in France
Written by Angela Charlton (Associated Press) 13 November 2008
Inspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it's high time for France to stamp out racism and shake up a White political and social elite that smacks of colonial ... read more >>
Colombian president says Mexico will win drug war
Written by Mark Walsh (AP) 13 November 2008
Colombian president Alvaro Uribe predicted that Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderon's controversial efforts to combat the increasingly violent drug war that is wracking his nation would be successful. ... read more >>
Burning Flags, Iranians Cheer US Embassy Takeover
Written by Nasser Karimi (AP) 06 November 2008
Hundreds of Iranian school students bused in for the occasion crowded outside the former U.S. Embassy on Monday, burning American flags and chanting slogans to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the ... read more >>
Rebels seize east Congo army camp, thousands flee
Written by Michelle Faul, Associated Press 30 October 2008
Rebels seized an east Congo army base and the headquarters of a refuge for some of the world's last mountain gorillas in heavy fighting Sunday that sent thousands of civilians fleeing, U.N. officials ... read more >>
World News Briefs (9-11-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
Disturbances Mar Election Run Up Special to the NNPA from GIN With Ghana’s national elections only four months away, campaigning has hit a rough patch, including arson attacks on an opposition ... read more >>
International court prosecutor charges Sudan president with genocide in Darfur
Written by Mike Corder, Associated Press 17 July 2008
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court filed genocide charges Monday against Sudan’s president, accusing him of masterminding attempts to wipe out African tribes in Darfur with a campaign ... read more >>
World News Briefs
Written by Associated Press 17 July 2008
Police: 5 Shot Dead Outside Nairobi Hotel AP - Police and witnesses say a shootout outside a Holiday Inn in Kenya’s capital has killed five people. Charles Owino, deputy spokesman for the ... read more >>

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