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no responses. April 8, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Kirstjen Nielsen: US Homeland Security Chief Resigns


Kirstjen Nielsen: US Homeland Security Chief Resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin […]

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no responses. April 5, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Malaysia Won’t Join ICC Over Pressure From Muslim Opposition


Malaysia Won’t Join ICC Over Pressure From Muslim Opposition

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia won’t ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the second treaty the government is withdrawing from after coming […]

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no responses. April 5, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

US Revokes ICC Chief Prosecutor’s Visa


US Revokes ICC Chief Prosecutor’s Visa

The US has revoked the entry visa for the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Fatou Bensouda has been investigating allegations of war crimes […]

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no responses. April 5, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Homes And People Swept Away In Iran Floods


Homes And People Swept Away In Iran Floods

Rescue operations are under way across Iran as the death toll from severe flooding has reached more than 60. There are new warnings that dams in […]

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no responses. April 3, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Algerian Army Forces Out Bouteflika


Algerian Army Forces Out Bouteflika

Long reigning President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has resigned from office, the state news agency said on Tuesday. The ailing Bouteflika submitted his resignation with immediate […]

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no responses. April 2, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Slain Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi’s Children Received Houses,Monthly Payments As Compensation


Slain Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi’s Children Received Houses,Monthly Payments As Compensation

Children of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received million-dollar houses in the kingdom and monthly five-figure payments as compensation for the killing of their father, according to current and […]

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no responses. April 2, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

14-Year-Old Assassin ‘Who Has Killed Twelve People’ – Shoots Victims Dead


14-Year-Old Assassin ‘Who Has Killed Twelve People’ – Shoots Victims Dead

A 14-year-old boy gunned down two men in the street in Colombia. Footage shows a teenager chatting to one victim outside an off-licence in the city of […]

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no responses. April 2, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Brexit: No-Deal More Likely But Can Be Avoided – Barnier


Brexit: No-Deal More Likely But Can Be Avoided – Barnier

A no-deal Brexit is now more likely but can still be avoided, the EU’s chief negotiator has said. On Monday night, MPs voted on four alternatives to the […]

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no responses. April 1, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Sudanese Police Disperse Rally Urging President’s Ouster


Sudanese Police Disperse Rally Urging President’s Ouster

Sudan’s state-run news agency says police used tear gas to disperse anti-government protests in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities across the country. SUNA quoted police […]

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no responses. April 1, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

24 Chinese Firefighters killed While Battling Blaze In Mountains


24 Chinese Firefighters killed While Battling Blaze In Mountains

The Chinese military says 24 firefighters have been killed while battling a forest fire high in the mountains of western Sichuan province. The People’s Liberation Army’s Western Theater […]

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no responses. April 1, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Turkey Local Elections: Setback For Erdogan As His Party Loses Capital


Turkey Local Elections: Setback For Erdogan As His Party Loses Capital

The party of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lost control of the capital, Ankara, in local elections in what is being seen as a setback […]

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no responses. April 1, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Just IN: Ailing Bouteflika Set To Resign


Just IN: Ailing Bouteflika Set To Resign

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution, Ennahar TV said on Sunday. Under the article, […]

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Brexit: MPs reject May's EU withdrawal agreement

no responses. March 30, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Brexit: MPs Reject May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement


Brexit: MPs Reject May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU. The government lost by 344 votes to […]

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no responses. March 28, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Migrant Ship Capture: Maltese Armed Forces Take Control Of Hijacked Tanker


Migrant Ship Capture: Maltese Armed Forces Take Control Of Hijacked Tanker

Malta’s armed forces have taken control of a tanker which had been seized by migrants off the coast of Libya on Wednesday. The tanker, Elhiblu 1, […]

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no responses. March 28, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Iceland’s Wow Airline Collapses


Iceland’s Wow Airline Collapses

Iceland’s Wow airline has stopped flights and says passengers needing to travel should book with other airlines. Its website says: “Wow Air has ceased operation. All […]

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‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official

no responses. March 27, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East


Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East

Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the […]

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no responses. March 25, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Infant Dies After Parents Circumcise Him At Home


Infant Dies After Parents Circumcise Him At Home

 An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to Italian media reports on Sunday. […]

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no responses. March 25, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely


Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely

The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned sine die the trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. […]

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no responses. March 25, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Seven Injured As Gaza Rocket Hits Home In Central Israel


Seven Injured As Gaza Rocket Hits Home In Central Israel

Seven people have been injured after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in central Israel, police say. The rocket came down at […]

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no responses. March 22, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

#WorldWaterDay: More Children Killed By Unsafe Water,Than Bullets- UNICEF


#WorldWaterDay: More Children Killed By Unsafe Water,Than Bullets- UNICEF

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on […]

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