Good news for the people of Nigeria and Senegal as the Ebola virus seems to have been contained, US health authorities say, after no new cases have been reported for over a month now. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the outbreak could be declared over in Nigeria ... Read More »
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Good news for the people of Nigeria and Senegal as the Ebola virus seems to have been contained, US ...
A hotel employee has been taken hostage by an armed man on Monday in Brazil’s capital Brasilia...
Probably one of the oldest airports in Europe — Blackpool International Airport, has announced...
Prosecutors in Belgium have begun the biggest-ever terrorism trial in its history. Accusing 46 men o...
A South African high court just suspended the trial of former African National Congress youth leader...
A hotel employee has been taken hostage by an armed man on Monday in Brazil’s capital Brasilia. The armed man is demanding that President Dilma Rousseff step down from power, according to leading news website G1. The hostage taker seized a male employee of the St. Peter Hotel, forced him ... Read More »
Probably one of the oldest airports in Europe — Blackpool International Airport, has announced on Monday that it will likely close if no buyer could be found before October 7. Blackpool International Airport, located in Lancashire, northwestern England, started flying in 1909. The 105-year-old airport is one of the first ... Read More »
Prosecutors in Belgium have begun the biggest-ever terrorism trial in its history. Accusing 46 men of being members of a terrorist organisation that indoctrinated young men to fight in Syria. Nine of the men being charged were present in court in Antwerp on Monday, including the alleged ringleader Fouad Belkacem. The ... Read More »
A South African high court just suspended the trial of former African National Congress youth leader, Julius Malema, on grounds of corruption; the high-profile case has been pushed back for almost a year. The 33-year-old Malema, who now heads the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, faces charges of fraud, corruption, money-laundering, ... Read More »
This report is bound to send shock waves round the US as a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said the ... Read More »
In a perfectly executed plan, two suicide bombers have targeted military buses in the Afghan capital of Kabul killing at least seven people, just a day after the new government signed a security pact with the United States. Sources confirm that seven Afghan National Army officers were killed in one of the ... Read More »
Reliable reports just published have confirmed that US President Barack Obama rode an elevator earlier this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols. The Washington Examiner and the Washington Post reported on Tuesday that the latest incident took place in an elevator during ... Read More »
This reports raised a few eyebrows but it was a measure taken to ensure maximum security against any form of threat. Approximately 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony for China’s National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media has said, reflecting ... Read More »
Big ceremonies were held in a number of Chinese cities on Sunday to celebrate the 2565th anniversary of the birth of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius. In Qufu City, hometown of Confucius in east China’s Shandong Province, more than 4,000 people marched toward the Confucius Temple in a grand ceremony on ... Read More »
There are heavy US-led coalition fighting going on at the moment to stop the Islamic State group. There is continuing airstrikes on militant targets in Iraq and Syria. It is also fast expanding, with dozens of countries now among its ranks. For the first time, US and coalition aircraft from ... Read More »
In a historic event, Ashraf Ghani has been sworn is as the new president of Afghanistan in a lavish ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul, ending months of turmoil over a fraud tainted election. The former finance minister was inaugurated in a grand event on Monday marking the country’s first democratic transfer of ... Read More »
A large group of Taliban suicide bombers today attacked a local government headquarters in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province, killing 12 people, as the country’s new president was preparing to be sworn in. A fighter detonated a explosives laden vehicle at the entrance of a district headquarters in Paktia’s Zurmat district ... Read More »
The rate at which random people are murdered by callous gunmen is becoming too frequent. Today, fifteen people, including one as young as 11 year old, were shot and injured early Sunday at a nightclub in Miami in Florida state, with one in critical condition, local media reported.Police are looking ... Read More »
The Saudi Arabian republic government has sounded a warning that neighboring Yemen risks sliding towards further violence, which could damage regional security, after Houthi rebels overran the capital last week. Prince Saud al-Faisal, the kingdom’s foreign minister, called at the United Nations for immediate implementation of a UN-brokered peace deal, ... Read More »
A total of over 200 people have been arrested after one man was stabbed and more than a dozen others injured as Hindus and Muslims clashed in the Indian state of Gujarat over a post on Facebook, officials have said Police said on Monday they sent riot squads to quell ... Read More »
A teenager has been found guilty of shooting his 15 year old girlfriend to death after she went to give him a birthday gift. Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh died after a single bullet from a counterfeit 1930s Italian Beretta pistol struck her in Hackney, east London, in March. The boy, 15, ... Read More »
Reporters confirm that at least 20 people have been killed after a minibus struck a landmine in Guinea-Bissau, a doctor who treated several victims said. Augusto Blute said on Saturday that the bus was travelling between the towns of Bissora and Encheia in the north of the country when the ... Read More »
US air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) targets have hit four makeshift refineries in Syria that are believed to be held by the armed group which has stoked havoc in the region and worldwide. An ISIL command and control node, which were also in north of ... Read More »
A suicide bomber successfully rammed his car into a field hospital run by a Shia rebel group in Yemen’s capital, killing and wounding scores of people, a Yemeni security official has said. The attack took place on Sunday, some 175 kilometres northeast of Sanaa. “The attack targetted Houthi rebels in ... Read More »