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no responses. February 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Israel Election: Gantz Fights To Reverse Recent Dip In Polls


Israel Election: Gantz Fights To Reverse Recent Dip In Polls

 Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have both vowed to lead Israel’s next government, despite early results and exit polls appearing to show neither […]

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no responses. February 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Syria war: 33 Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Idlib


Syria war: 33 Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Idlib

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed “to respond in kind” with attacks […]

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no responses. February 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Police Kill 22 ‘Evil-Doers’, Opposition Cries Foul


Burundi Police Kill 22 ‘Evil-Doers’, Opposition Cries Foul

Opposition parties in Burundi are accusing authorities of intimidating, arresting and murdering its members ahead of the May presidential elections. Police on Tuesday said they had […]

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no responses. February 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Residents Clash With Police On Greek Islands Over Building Of New Migrant Detention Camps


Residents Clash With Police On Greek Islands Over Building Of New Migrant Detention Camps

Residents on two Greek islands clashed with police on Tuesday over the building of new migrant detention camps. Crowds attempted to stop police from disembarking on […]

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no responses. February 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Saudi Wants To Avoid Becoming ‘Another Iran’


Saudi Wants To Avoid Becoming ‘Another Iran’

Drawing lessons from what happened in Iran, Saudi Arabia’s decision to temporarily halt all religious pilgrimages does not come as a surprise. Most of the coronavirus […]

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no responses. February 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

The Impact Of Saudi Arabia’s Decision On Pakistanis


The Impact Of Saudi Arabia’s Decision On Pakistanis

Reports say, one doubts Saudi Arabia’s pilgrimage ban be there until July and August,when Hajj is due. But Umrah pilgrimages go on all year round – […]

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no responses. February 26, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Deadly Riots Rock Delhi For Days As Religious Groups Clash In Indian Capital


Deadly Riots Rock Delhi For Days As Religious Groups Clash In Indian Capital

At least 20 people have been killed during days of violence in the Indian capital Delhi, where groups of Hindus have been clashing with Muslims protesting […]

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no responses. February 26, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ethiopia To Free Political Prisoners ‘For The National Good’


Ethiopia To Free Political Prisoners ‘For The National Good’

Ethiopia said it would release dozens of high-profile prisoners from jail, including opposition activists held over an alleged coup and other high-ranking government critics. A spokesman […]

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no responses. February 26, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

U.N. Warns Of ‘Major Hunger Threat’ As Locusts Reach DR Congo


U.N. Warns Of ‘Major Hunger Threat’ As Locusts Reach DR Congo

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Agency on Tuesday warned of a “major hunger threat” in East Africa, as a small group of desert locusts entered […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Europe Confronts Coronavirus As Italy Battles An Eruption Of Cases


Europe Confronts Coronavirus As Italy Battles An Eruption Of Cases

  Europe confronted its first major outbreak of the coronavirus as an eruption of more than 150 cases in Italy prompted officials on Sunday to lock […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Mahathir Mohamad: Malaysian Prime Minister In Shock Resignation


Mahathir Mohamad: Malaysian Prime Minister In Shock Resignation

The Malaysian prime minister, 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad, has submitted his resignation to the king. Mr Mahathir’s shock resignation comes amid rumours that he may form a […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Gnassingbé Re-Elected With 72% Of Votes


Gnassingbé Re-Elected With 72% Of Votes

Togolese president Faure Gnassingbé has won a fourth term in office, according to provisional results declared by the national election commission. On Monday, the commission said […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Earthquake Near Iran-Turkey Border Kills Nine, Injures More Than 100 People


Earthquake Near Iran-Turkey Border Kills Nine, Injures More Than 100 People

Nine people were killed and buildings collapsed across south-eastern Turkey when a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring more than 100 in both […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time


Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir on Friday appointed rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, paving way for the formation of a unity government that seeks […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Irish PM Leo Varadkar Resigns, Retains Caretaker Role


Irish PM Leo Varadkar Resigns, Retains Caretaker Role

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar resigned on Thursday but stayed on as interim leader while the country’s three main parties battle out coalition talks after an inconclusive election. […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Another Migrant ‘Ghost Boat’ In Mediterranean


Another Migrant ‘Ghost Boat’ In Mediterranean

A rubber dinghy packed with 91 migrants that set out from Libyan shores in hopes of reaching Europe has apparently gone missing in the Mediterranean. According […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Hanau Shootings: Thousands Gather Across Germany To Mourn Victims


Hanau Shootings: Thousands Gather Across Germany To Mourn Victims

Thousands of people across Germany are gathering on Thursday evening to pay tribute to the nine people killed the previous evening when a gunman opened fire […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Lesotho PM To Be Charged With Murder


Lesotho PM To Be Charged With Murder

Lesotho’s prime minister is set to resign after a top police official said on Thursday that he will be charged with the June 2017 killing of […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ugandans Celebrate Acquittal Of Popular Activist Stella Nyanzi


Ugandans Celebrate Acquittal Of Popular Activist Stella Nyanzi

There was dram and excitement as a Ugandan court on Thursday acquitted popular activist Stella Nyanzi, ordering her immediate release from jail. According to reports, Nyanzi […]

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no responses. February 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Germany Shootings: Suspect ‘Found Dead’ After Several Killed In Shisha Bar Attacks


Germany Shootings: Suspect ‘Found Dead’ After Several Killed In Shisha Bar Attacks

Reports say, a man suspected of fatally shooting several people in the German city of Hanau was found dead at his home early Thursday, hours after […]

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