Thursday, June 21, 2018
British Court rejects General’s bid to sue Tony Blair over Iraq war

British Court rejects General’s bid to sue Tony Blair over Iraq war

Britain’s High Court on Monday rejected a bid by a former Iraqi general to file a case against former prime minister Tony Blair for...
Trump says summit with North Korea can still hold

Trump says U.S. able to ‘handle’ N. Korea – White House

President Donald Trump said the United States can handle any threats posed by North Korea, according to a White House pool report on Monday. “We’ll...
24 AU troops killed in Somalia ambushed

24 AU troops killed in Somalia ambushed

Fighting between al Shabaab fighters and Somali government troops and African Union peacekeepers killed 24 people on Sunday, a regional official said, with the...
Envoy: We want to bring more Swiss products to Nigeria

Envoy: We want to bring more Swiss products to Nigeria

The Consul-General of Switzerland in Lagos, Mr Yves Nicolet, on Sunday expressed the readiness of more Swiss companies to export their products to Nigeria, as soon...
World Bank urges African Govts to embrace PPP to bridge deficit gaps

World Bank provides Zambia $600m for development projects

The World Bank has provided 600 million dollars to Zambia to invest in various sectors of the economy as well as for budget support...
Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

The office of Indonesia’s ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict in 2016, an official said...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Pentagon announces death of 7 ISIS leaders in airstrikes

Coalition airstrikes killed seven senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) propagandists and facilitators in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation...
Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan’s top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his...
Mugabe, wife, top allies holed up in 'Blue House' compound: source

‘Name your successor’, wife urges Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Thursday challenged her president husband Robert to name his preferred successor to end deepening divisions over the...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

UNICEF says 70,000 children threatened by malnutrition in Congo Republic

UNICEF says 70,000 children are threatened by severe malnutrition in the Republic of Congo due to clashes between soldiers and opposition forces. UNICEF said every...