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Much more than just games

By Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace   During this break in the action between the closing of the Olympic Games and the opening of the Paralympic Games in London this Friday, we have a unique opportunity to consider how both events can improve people’s lives …

Daily News Egypt

Sudan cooperation a necessity

Khartoum (AFP) – Sudan and South Sudan have no choice but to work together in order to avoid “suicide”, former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi said on Tuesday. “It is a win-win formula or a lose-lose formula,” Mahdi, who leads a major opposition party, Umma, told a gathering organised by the South Sudanese embassy. Sudan and …

Daily News Egypt

Iran casualty figures

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs sent the Daily News Egypt a completed situation report on the recent earthquakes in northern Iran.    The report raises the death toll to 306 and the injured to 2,600. It also adds that 50,000 Iranians are now living in tents as a result of the …

Daily News Egypt