Archive for January 4th, 2019

Former US Diplomat: Shutdown Hurts US Standing Abroad

| January 4, 2019

STATE DEPARTMENT With the partial U.S. government shutdown set to head into its third week, office closures and employee furloughs are making a bigger impact on government services.

But at U.S. embassies and consulates overseas, the State Department said, most …

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UN to Replace Expelled Diplomat in Somalia

| January 4, 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations secretary-general said Friday that he "deeply regrets" the decision of Somalia's federal government to expel a top U.N. official, Nicholas Haysom, from the country, but that he will name a replacement.

"The secretary-general has full …

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