Tuesday, December 11, 2018
UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

UN condemns terror attacks on Egypt’s churches

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres and the Security Council have condemned Sunday’s bombings of two Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt. The attacks killed no...
Trump administration to use DNA tests to reunite families separated at border

Trump to attend 9/11 memorial ceremony

U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial in the state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday to mark the 17th anniversary...
Brent oil rises back above $80 as Iran sanctions loom

Thai Oil’s refinery to produce only clean fuels from 2022

Thailand’s largest refiner Thai Oil PCL will stop producing fuel oil from 2022 once it completes a $4-billion upgrade that will boost output of...
Macron’s proposed visit to Nigeria will boost inbound tourism, says stakeholders

President Macron launches anti-poverty plan

President Emmanuel Macron of France on Thursday unveiled 9.3 billion dollars (8 billion-euro) anti-poverty plan focused on getting people into work and helping...
Macron’s proposed visit to Nigeria will boost inbound tourism, says stakeholders

Macron injects more cash into France’s strained Healthcare System

President Emmanuel Macron of France on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on hospitals in cities. He said...
Trump administration to use DNA tests to reunite families separated at border

Trump’s cabinet confirmation slowest since George Washington

The confirmation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet by the Senate is the slowest in history since the time of the first U.S. President...
Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops

Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers at a...
Merkel pledges to boost defence spending amid criticism from U.S.

Germany wants to avoid restrictions or bans for diesel cars – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the Federal Government wanted to avoid driving restrictions or even bans for highly polluting diesel cars. Speaking...
Putin says World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia

Putin says World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country’s hosting of the soccer World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about Russia. Russia’s host nation status...
Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa

32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

Thirty-two troops have been killed in a clash with Boko Haram fighters on Niger's border with Nigeria, Niger's defence ministry said on Saturday, one...