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Authorities say citizens of 24 countries among dead, injured in Barcelona attack

Authorities say citizens of 24 countries among dead, injured in Barcelona attack

Citizens from at least 24 countries have been injured or killed in the van attack in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona and the...
Seeking Moussa Oukabir as suspected perpetrator of Barcelona attack

Seeking Moussa Oukabir as suspected perpetrator of Barcelona attack

Security forces are seeking Moussa Oukabir, a brother of one of the detainees in relation to the Barcelona terrorist attack, considering him to be...
World Humanitarian Day: UN aid chief urges protection of aid workers

World Humanitarian Day: UN aid chief urges protection of aid workers

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O’Brien, has called for the protection of aid workers, saying it is “paramount” for the continued delivery...
Trump blasts Republican senator on ‘moral equivalency’ after Virginia attack

Trump blasts Republican senator on ‘moral equivalency’ after Virginia attack

Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the president’s response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack,...
Rouhani’s defence nominee vows to bolster Iran’s missile programme

Rouhani’s defence nominee vows to bolster Iran’s missile programme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s nominee for defence minister said Thursday that he would further enhance Iran’s ballistic missile capabilities if he takes the post,...
S. Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: government source

Police put “red alert” on S. African borders to ensure Grace Mugabe does not...

Police have put a “red alert” on South Africa’s borders to prevent any attempt by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of...
Malala 'excited' after winning place at Oxford University

Malala ‘excited’ after winning place at Oxford University

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai said on Thursday she was “excited” after winning a place to study at Oxford University. Yousafzai, the youngest winner of...
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe arrives South Africa for regional summit

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe arrives South Africa for regional summit

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe arrived in South Africa on Thursday, for a regional summit overshadowed by accusations his wife assaulted a 20-year-old model...
ICC holds Islamist liable for $3.2m in damages to Timbuktu shrines

ICC holds Islamist liable for $3.2m in damages to Timbuktu shrines

Judges at the International Criminal Court ruled on Thursday that a former Islamist rebel who was jailed for wrecking holy sites in Timbuktu was...

UK appoints new trade director for W/Africa

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced the appointment of Kate Rudd as the new West Africa Trade Director. She would be...