Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

Seventeen Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

Nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen were abducted in attacks on two merchant ships off Cameroon, in the latest act of piracy in the...

Nigeria’s Buhari faces flak over cabinet picks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has come under fire for stacking his new cabinet with ageing party loyalists despite hopes he might opt for more...

Sudan generals, protest leaders, to meet rebel chief in S.Sudan

Sudanese generals and protest leaders, who signed a power-sharing agreement, arrived in neighbouring South Sudan Saturday for talks with at least one rebel group,...

Israeli minister boasts his country has been ‘killing Iranians’

An Israeli minister boasted Sunday that his country was the only one that "has been killing Iranians", after tensions between Britain and Iran rose...

French envoy visits Iran to try salvage nuclear deal

A French envoy was due in Tehran on Tuesday to boost European efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, after Iran warned Europe against...

New Zealand slams Google over murder case gaffe

Google was accused of "giving the middle finger" by New Zealand's Justice Minister Thursday, after the US tech giant refused to tighten publication standards...

OPEC to ink new charter with Russia and other allies

The OPEC bloc of oil producers is expected Tuesday to sign off a new charter of cooperation with other major producers -- including Russia...

Ousted Sudanese leader transferred to prosecutor’s office to face corruption charges

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed...

German court allows slaughter of male chicks to continue

Germany's top administrative court ruled Thursday that the slaughtering of male chicks may continue in the poultry industry until a method is found to...

Algeria’s former PM Ouyahia jailed in anti-corruption case

Algeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday placed ex-prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia in custody as part of a raft of anti-graft investigations opened into senior figures...
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