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Djibouti , Sunday 18 February 2018

News Djibouti » Politics: The African Country More Urban Than Germany, but Abysmally Poor

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/the-african-country-more-urban-than-germany-but-abysmally-poor/ar-BBJ0Rg9
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

And while Djibouti’s GNI ranks 165 in the world, every country more urbanized than it ranks in the top 100. That seemingly baffling contradiction has an explanation, though, and it lies in a combination of geography, climate, politics — and geopolitics.

News Djibouti » Politics: The crisis in the Maldives, explained

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/12/how-is-trade-with-china-related-to-the-state-of-emergency-in-maldives-heres-what-you-need-to-know/?tid=pm_politics_pop
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

But severe political crisis erupted there Feb. 5 when President Yameen ... following its first overseas base in Djibouti. Not surprisingly, China is opposed to Indian intervention. Aside from China, the international community seems unanimous in condemning ...

News Djibouti » Politics: China’s First African Silk Road

News channel or source: https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/china-s-first-african-silk-road
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

China recently assisted Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia to build new heavy weight standard ... Also at the time, the nation of Mozambique was experiencing domestic political turmoil. While the Tan-Zam railway line actually provided a transcontinental link ...

News Djibouti » Politics: Seven years after revolution: Deciding priorities in Yemen

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/8/291140/World/Region/Seven-years-after-revolution-Deciding-priorities-i.aspx
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

After the separatists were defeated, Al-Zoubaidi fled to Djibouti and created the Right to Self-Determination ... It also resulted in the death of Saleh, several of his family members, and political aides. Hadi’s camp is a coalition between southerners ...

News Djibouti » Politics: The Destabilizing Dangers of U.S. Counterterrorism in the Sahel

News channel or source: https://warontherocks.com/2018/02/the-destabilizing-dangers-of-american-counterterrorism-in-the-sahel/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Apart from the large base at Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti, the United States maintains a dozen ... because it is largely premised on a flawed understanding of the political dynamics of conflict in the region. The United States also vastly overestimates ...

News Djibouti » Politics: US abdication in Africa hands political opportunities to China

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/b1253e2c-0b2e-11e8-839d-41ca06376bf2
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

China’s influence is everywhere: in roads, rail, telecoms, infrastructure and in Djibouti, in a naval base. Of the UN Security Council’s five members, China has the most peacekeepers in Africa. When Zimbabwe’s generals were preparing to ease Mr ...

News Djibouti » Politics: Oman: How India Can Benefit In Calm Amidst Storm In West Asia – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/10022018-oman-how-india-can-benefit-in-calm-amidst-storm-in-west-asia-analysis/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Amidst this political kerfuffle, then Omani Sultan Said bin Taimur ... along with its operationalisation of its first overseas permanent naval base in Djibouti. While China maintains the Djibouti facility is a ‘logistics facility’, the People ...

News Djibouti » Politics: China opposes India’s intervention as Maldives embroils in political crisis

News channel or source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/neighbours/070218/china-opposes-indias-intervention-as-maldives-embroils-in-political.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

The picturesque Indian Ocean archipelago plunged into a political chaos last week when the country's ... Indian Ocean as it has already acquired Hambantota port in Sri Lanka and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. The Chinese official media which was silent ...

News Djibouti » Politics: India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/india-gains-access-to-omans-duqm-port-putting-the-indian-ocean-geopolitical-contest-in-the-spotlight/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Outside of Djibouti, China has no overt military facilities ... As India has seen first-hand too, shifting domestic politics in many Indian Ocean states may make long-term strategic planning challenging. The United States, meanwhile, has made the Indo ...

News Djibouti » Politics: Djibouti president to arrive in Turkey on Dec. 19

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/196994/djibouti-president-to-arrive-in-turkey-on-dec-19
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

His visit came two years after Erdogan’s visit to Djibouti. The two presidents will discuss political, economic, commercial, military and cultural relations between their countries, the statement said. Cooperation opportunities, as part of Turkey’s ...