Christmas market Shooting in Strasbourg leaves 2 dead and 11 critically injured

At least 2 people have died and 11 people are critically injured after shots were fired close to a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France. The shooting incident happened close to a Christmas market in the central square of Strasbourg, Place Kleber. It is not yet clear if there was any link to a terrorist group. … Continue reading Christmas market Shooting in Strasbourg leaves 2 dead and 11 critically injured

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China unveils Nelson Mandela statue to mark diplomatic relations with South Africa

A bust sculpture of Nelson Mandela, known as Madiba in South Africa, was unveiled at the Beijing Jintai Arts Museum to commemorate 100 years since Mandela’s birth. It was also used to mark 20 years of diplomatic relations between South Africa and China. The bust and inscription were contributed to by the SA Embassy in … Continue reading China unveils Nelson Mandela statue to mark diplomatic relations with South Africa

Micheal Cohen should serve a long prison term’ – President Trump Tweets about his ex-lawyer

President Donald Trump has called for a long jail term for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, who admitted lying to Congress about pursuing a real estate deal with Russia on Trump’s behalf during the 2016 election campaign. Trump also praised another former advisor, Roger Stone, for refusing to testify against him drawing accusations of witness tampering … Continue reading Micheal Cohen should serve a long prison term’ – President Trump Tweets about his ex-lawyer

First transgender political candidate reappears after kidnapping fears in India

A transgender candidate in state elections in southern India has presented herself at a police station after her disappearance prompted fears of a kidnapping, police said on Thursday. Chandramukhi Muvvala disappeared minutes after she left her one-room home on Tuesday morning in an informal settlement in Hyderabad, capital of Telangana state, where she is the … Continue reading First transgender political candidate reappears after kidnapping fears in India

‘Robert Mugabe Can No Longer Walk’ – President Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s ex-President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical care and now unable to walk because of ill health and old age, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday. Mnangagwa told his ZANU-PF party supporters at a rally that the 94-year-old Mugabe had been receiving medical care in Singapore for the past two months. “He (Mugabe) … Continue reading ‘Robert Mugabe Can No Longer Walk’ – President Mnangagwa

President Xi Jinping Visits the Philippines to Deepen Ties With the U.S. Ally

Chinese President Xi Jinping received a red-carpet welcome in the Philippines on Tuesday, as he paid his first visit to the U.S. treaty ally with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent clashes and possibly explore for oil and gas in the disputed South China Sea. Xi was met by top officials as … Continue reading President Xi Jinping Visits the Philippines to Deepen Ties With the U.S. Ally

police officer injured as an active shooter opened fire inside a Chicago hospital

An undisclosed number of people have been wounded, including a police officer, after an 'active shooter' attack at a Chicago hospital. Reports says, the Chicago police officer was critically injured after gunfire broke out at Mercy Hospital, located in the city's South Side, around 3.20pm on Monday. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the officer is … Continue reading police officer injured as an active shooter opened fire inside a Chicago hospital

Pastor Storms Mortuary To Resurrect His Dead Wife In Kenya

A pastor caused a stir at the Gakwegori Funeral Home in Kenya when he stormed the mortuary to resurrect his dead wife. Pastor Robinson Karumba of Eagle Wings Prophetic Ministries, arrived at the mortuary with his members in the early hours of Wednesday, demanding the body of his wife released to him,The deceased, Ms. Polly Rosa … Continue reading Pastor Storms Mortuary To Resurrect His Dead Wife In Kenya

Panic in Tanzania As Denmark withholds £7.5m aid to over ‘unacceptable homophobic comments’

Denmark has said it is withholding almost £8m in aid money from Tanzania over its human rights abuses and ”unacceptable homophobic comments“ made by a government official. It came on the same day the World Bank announced it had scrapped a plan to loan Tanzania $300m (£235m) after the country reaffirmed its policy of banning pregnant girls from school and recently made … Continue reading Panic in Tanzania As Denmark withholds £7.5m aid to over ‘unacceptable homophobic comments’

Wife of Malaysian ex-prime minister granted bail after corruption charges

Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to corruption charges over an agreement in 2016 for a solar panel project for schools in eastern Malaysia. Rosmah was released on a one million ringgit bail (238,560 dollars). Her former aide, Rizal Mansor, was also charged in a … Continue reading Wife of Malaysian ex-prime minister granted bail after corruption charges

34 churches shut-dawn over police operation in Angola

At least 34 churches have been shut in Angola following an operation dubbed Operação Resgate (rescue operation), police confirmed. The national police director for communication, Mr Orlando Bernardo, said 19 churches were shut in Cabinda Province, 11 in Luanda and four in Malanje province for operating illegally. The government said recently that more than 50 … Continue reading 34 churches shut-dawn over police operation in Angola

George Weah Meets Trump, Putin And Other World Leaders In France. (Photos)

President George Manneh Weah has praised his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for advancing the cause of global peace through the maiden edition of the Paris Peace Forum which convened on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Paris, France. The Liberian chief executive said the convergence of world leaders in Paris to discuss the consolidation of world … Continue reading George Weah Meets Trump, Putin And Other World Leaders In France. (Photos)

UN blows hot over kidnap of students in Cameroon

The United Nations is angry over the kidnap of students and staff of a secondary school in Bmenda, North-West of Cameroon and warned that there could be no justification for crimes against civilians, particularly minors. United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned the Monday’s reported kidnap and called for their immediate release and return to their … Continue reading UN blows hot over kidnap of students in Cameroon

Prince Charles and Camilla Begin Africa Tour As They Are Set To Visit Nigeria.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have touched down in The Gambia to begin their nine-day tour of Africa. Charles and Camilla arrived at Banjul International Airport on Wednesday evening where they were greeted with a ceremonial welcome from dancers in colourful dress and a long line of dignitaries. The couple were met … Continue reading Prince Charles and Camilla Begin Africa Tour As They Are Set To Visit Nigeria.

Ethiopia’s First Female President Sahle-work Zewde Sworn In

The sudden resignation of former President Mulatu Teshome on Wednesday, Ethopia’s parliament has appointed a new president. The role has been given to Ms Zewde Sahle-Work, an experienced diplomat who most recently held a position with the United Nations. Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, appointed a … Continue reading Ethiopia’s First Female President Sahle-work Zewde Sworn In

Chinese And Russian Spies Hack Donald Trump’s Iphone

President Donald Trump’s cellphone conversations are being intercepted by Russia and China to gather information on his associates and policy positions. According to a report by NYT, the discovery was made by White House officials who were alerted by individuals working within these foreign governments. However, the names of the White House officials and individuals … Continue reading Chinese And Russian Spies Hack Donald Trump’s Iphone

Ethiopian president, Mulatu Teshome resigns

President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia filed resignation request to the Ethiopian parliament today. Teshome, who has been the East African country’s head of state since October 2013, submitted his letter of resignation to the Ethiopian parliament’s two houses. They are scheduled to consider his resignation. The houses would eventually name his successor in a joint … Continue reading Ethiopian president, Mulatu Teshome resigns

U.S To Call-Off A 30-Year-Old Landmark Nuclear Deal With Russia — Donald Trump

On Friday, President Donald Trump confirmed that the United States plans to leave a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow has violated the deal. The 30–year old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, known as the INF, was signed in 1987 by president Ronald Reagan. ‘We’re the ones who have stayed in the agreement … Continue reading U.S To Call-Off A 30-Year-Old Landmark Nuclear Deal With Russia — Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia finally confirms the death of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi and 18 top officials have been detained

Saudi Arabia has just announced that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi journalist who disappeared in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, is dead. Eighteen Saudi officials have been arrested and are being investigated in connection with the case, according to a statement released through state-run media. In the statement, the kingdom’s public prosecutor said that … Continue reading Saudi Arabia finally confirms the death of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi and 18 top officials have been detained

Former Sudan President, Abdulrahman Al-Dahab Dies At 83

Ex Sudanese President, Abdulrahman Al-Dahab has died in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Al-Dahab, aged 83, was the fifth President of Sudan. The former army officer served as president of Sudan from April 6, 1985, to May 6, 1986, after staging a coup. He became more prominent when a former President, Gaafar Nimeiry, appointed … Continue reading Former Sudan President, Abdulrahman Al-Dahab Dies At 83

50% Women Included in Ethiopia’s New Cabinet Push For Gender Equality

Ethiopia’s new cabinet boats 50% female in its Lawmakers, on Tuesday, October 16, unanimously approved the nominations put forward by Ethiopia’s reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The new cabinet, which reduces ministerial positions from 28 to 20, has women in the top security posts for the first time in Ethiopia’s history. Although women have been … Continue reading 50% Women Included in Ethiopia’s New Cabinet Push For Gender Equality

Monk bags 16 years in prison for raping and impregnating 13-year-old girl in China

A court in Bangkok on Wednesday sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl who he also impregnated years ago. Wirapol Sukphol became infamous when he appeared in a 2013 YouTube video in his monk’s robe aboard a private jet wearing aviator sunglasses … Continue reading Monk bags 16 years in prison for raping and impregnating 13-year-old girl in China

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana has been legal in the country since 2001. But concerns remain, including about the readiness for police forces to tackle drug impaired driving. According to BBC News, Information has been sent to 15m households about the new … Continue reading Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

A woman whose husband pretended to have cancer has said his years of lying “stole so much of my life”.

Lucy Witchard, of Leicester, said David Carroll, 35, told her he had leukaemia when they met in 2006 - they married in 2011 and have since divorced. She said in 2015 her mother gave him £2,000 for treatment in the US after he said the cancer was terminal. Carroll was given a suspended prison sentence … Continue reading A woman whose husband pretended to have cancer has said his years of lying “stole so much of my life”.

Finally Melania Trump speaks on her husband’s alleged infidelity

Melania sat for an interview with ABC News while she was in Africa and she spoke about her husband, Donald Trump's alleged infidelity, being bullied online, and more. Speaking to Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas in an exclusive interview during her recent tour through Africa -- her first solo international trip as first lady, … Continue reading Finally Melania Trump speaks on her husband’s alleged infidelity

Hurricane Michael left ‘unimaginable destruction’

Hurricane Michael left "unimaginable destruction" as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state's governor, Rick Scott says. "So many lives have been changed forever," he said. "So many families have lost everything." The worst hit areas of Florida's northwest coast saw houses ripped from their foundations, trees felled, and power lines strewn across … Continue reading Hurricane Michael left ‘unimaginable destruction’

UK appoints Minister for Suicide Prevention and pledges £1.8 million to The Samaritans

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May has appointed the first ever Suicide Minister dedicated to reducing suicide across the country. The PM promoted junior health minister Jackie Doyle-Price and pledged £1.8million to fund The Samaritans helpline for four years. Mrs May said her appointee would lead a taskforce, introduce suicide prevention plans nationwide and work with … Continue reading UK appoints Minister for Suicide Prevention and pledges £1.8 million to The Samaritans