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Tuvalu’s New Prime Minister Reaffirms Strong Ties with Taiwan

Prime Minister Feleti Teo of Tuvalu made a statement on Friday that the country shares strong democratic ties with Taiwan, also dismissing a closer shift to China on March 1st. "Our ties with Taiwan are purely based on democratic principles and they have been very loyal to us," Teo said of the relationship between the two nations. Tuvalu lies between Australia...

Feleti Teo Elected as Tuvalu’s New Prime Minister

Tuvalu's Parliament elected Feleti Teo as the country's new Prime Minister (PM) on Monday morning in the capital of Funafuti. Teo won because he was reportedly the only name put forward for the PM during the vote. His win marks the first time in Tuvalu's history that a PM was elected unopposed. While the cabinet ministers and portfolio are currently unknown,...

Remaining MPs Arrive at Tuvalu Capital to Vote for New Prime Minister

Remaining MPs Set to Arrive New Members of Parliament (MP) are expected to vote this weekend or early next week for Tuvalu’s next prime minister. The vote was delayed for at least one month due to adverse weather preventing several MPs from traveling to the country’s capital, Funafuti. However, the final MPs, two each from the northernmost island of Nanumea, were...

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Analysis: Israel’s Return Strike has Reestablished Deterrence

Last night I published a quick analysis of how I see the situation playing out: “Tonight, Israel responded to Iran’s attack on its soil with a simultaneous aerial attack across targets in Syria, Iraq, and...

Senegalese President Faye Makes First Foreign Visit Since Election

Senegal's newly elected President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has made his first visit to a foreign country since his election as President late last month. He has made his visit to Mauritania, in order to...

Several Hundred Killed by Cholera, Dengue Fever, in Sudan

The Sudanese Ministry of Health has announced the deaths of several hundred people as a result of cholera and dengue fever as the health situation in the country continues to deteriorate amidst the ongoing...