North Korean state media threatened to launch a “super-mighty pre-emptive strike” that would reduce South Korea and the United states “to ashes.” The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper for North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party, wrote, […]
Russia’s supreme court has banned Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating in the country. The court declared the religious organisation an extremist group. The Russian government had on March 16 filed a suit to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses. “The […]
Donald Trump grapples with his trickiest task NORTH KOREA can be as confusing as it is alarming. It is a hereditary Marxist monarchy. It has the world’s youngest supreme leader and also its oldest. The […]
West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion […]
New York – California has announced a proposal, called “Calexit” that would establish it as a separate nation from the U.S., officials have said. The proposal for California to secede from the U.S. was submitted […]
Reno, Nevada (CNN)Donald Trump was rushed off a stage here Saturday by Secret Service agents during a campaign speech after an incident in the crowd near the front of the stage. A Secret Service spokesperson […]
Exclusive: In first newspaper interview given by a serving spy chief, Andrew Parker talks of terror, espionage and balance between secrecy and privacy Russia poses an increasing threat to the stability of the UK and […]
Hillary Clinton said the FBI has “no case” against her during a Monday speech at Kent State University in Ohio, adding voters shouldn’t be “distracted” by the latest FBI revelation. “I am sure a lot […]
The Donald Trump campaign is clinging to any shred of evidence it can find that shows the beleaguered GOP nominee in a competitive race with Hillary Clinton. Most polling and forecast evidence points to a […]
As Nigerians keep their eyes on the U.S. presidential debates and follow closely the outcome of the elections, it should be clear that Nigeria remains an important partner of the United States on the African […]
South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu celebrated his 85th birthday on Friday saying he would like to be allowed the option of dignified assisted death. “Today, I myself am even closer […]
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday unanimously backed Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal who was the UN’s refugee chief for a decade, to be the next secretary-general.
The televised contest between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence was quickly forgotten as the presidential nominees aimed fire at each other on the campaign trail. The vice-presidential debate left few traces on Wednesday as Donald […]
Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya on Tuesday, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said.
Governance across Africa has improved very little over the past decade as deteriorating safety and rule of law have held back progress made in other areas such as human rights or economic opportunities, a survey […]
Donald Trump has told a crowd of 7,500 that he was holding back during the first presidential debate with Hillary Clinton because he did not want to embarrass her. He insisted that every poll showed […]