Friday, June 22, 2018
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines’ Duterte now targets fake drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has opened a new front in his war on drugs, targeting fake over-the-counter medicines to try to stem the...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

ISIS extremists in Iraq ‘remain a threat’ – U.S. warns

Extremists from the Islamic State terror group still remain a threat, a report from the Inspector-Generals of the departments of Defence, State and the...
Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Putin declares Wednesday day of national mourning for victims of Kemerovo mall fire

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has signed a decree on a declaration of national mourning on Wednesday in connection with the deadly fire in...
More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

More than 100,000 internally displaced persons and returnees in Afghanistan live under the open sky, in tents or improvised shelters, a UN report said...
Duterte threatens to arrest ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Philippines will no longer participate in any U.S.-led wars – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has reiterated his country will no longer participate in any U.S.-led war as it has gained nothing from its...
Putin urges international community to avoid limiting global trade

Putin wins another 6 years at Russia’s helm in landslide victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years. Putin’s victory...
Trump calls off meeting with North Korea’s Kim

South Korea seeks Russian and Chinese support for Trump-Kim summit

South Korea has sent an envoy to Beijing and Moscow to seek their support for the planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and...
Chinese official warns against creeping Islamisation

Chinese official warns against creeping Islamisation

Chinese Muslims need to guard against creeping Islamisation, including mosques that copy foreign styles, and strive to practice their faith in a more Chinese...
UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria

UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations. However, some...
MPC retains lending rate at 14%

China, Nigeria bilateral trade hits $11.2b

The trade and economic cooperation between China and Nigeria has prospered with bilateral trade hitting $11.2 billion with first 10 months of 2017. The figure...