Nile river row:
Egypt extends olive branch
Egypt sounded a conciliatory note Monday in a
dispute over how Nile waters should be shared by the countries it
passes through at an African summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala.
UK push for Turky membership:
Cameron wants Turkey in EU
British Prime Minister David Cameron promised
Tuesday to fight for Turkey to join the European Union and will
dismiss opponents of Turkish membership as protectionist or
prejudiced. Turkey has begun the slow process of accession talks
with the 27-member EU, but the bloc is deeply divided over whether
it should be given full membership. France has taken the strongest
stand against Turkish entry.
Without Darfur peace:
Bleak outlook for Sudan
There is a risk of increased instability
in Sudan due to a lack of a peace deal for Darfur and a looming
referendum on whether South Sudan should secede from the North, the
UN chief said in a report released on Monday.