Category: International News

Police name attacker as Salman Abedi, a Libyan descent

The man responsible for bombing a packed pop concert inManchester, killing 22 people, is believed to be a British-born man of Libyan descent. He was named by police as...

Rights breaches spreading like ‘disease’, says UN chief

Disregard for basic rights is a spreading “disease” with “the perverse phenomenon of populism” fuelling rising intolerance, the UN chief warned...

Trump: Clinton’s foreign policy plan would start WWIII

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy plan in Syria would trigger World War Three. He said the US should focus...

South Africa to withdraw from war crimes court

South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision. South Africa did not want to...

Morocco’s Islamic PJD party wins parliamentary polls

Morocco’s Islamic Justice and Development Party (PJD) has emerged as the winner after the country voted for its 10th parliament since independence in 1956,...

Polish parliament rejects plans for total abortion ban

Polish lawmakers have withdrawn draft legislation that would introduce a near-total ban on abortion in a vote that marks the first major domestic setback for the ruling...

Merkel assures Africa of support at G20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has emphasised that Africa will be a priority when her country takes over the G20’s revolving presidency at the end of 2016....

Nigeria seizes $800,000 in ‘anti-corruption raids’ on judges

The DSS agency says the raids were carried out in recent days and several judges were arrested. The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) accused the authorities of carrying...

Garissa university terror attack suspect unfit to stand trial

A Tanzanian, who is among six suspects charged with carrying out a terrorist attack at Garissa University in which 149 people were killed, has suffered a mental...

Trump says US may abandon automatic protections for Nato countries