Monday, 19 August, 2019

12 suspected jihadists killed in Egypt raids: ministry

Twelve suspected jihadists were killed Monday in police raids near Cairo, Egypt's interior ministry said, a day after a bomb blast injured 17 people...

Trump Middle East adviser Kushner to meet EU leaders

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and Middle East peace adviser Jared Kushner will hold talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Tuesday.Kushner...

Talks on Sudan’s political transition fail to produce deal

Sudanese army rulers and protesters failed Tuesday to reach an agreement yet again on the make-up of a new ruling body as negotiations also...

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...

French-Spanish nun murdered in Central African Republic

A French-Spanish nun has been brutally murdered in a village in the Central African Republic where she taught sewing to young girls, the Vatican...

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...

Hong Kong independence activists granted refugee status in Germany

Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from...

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...

Six killed in attack on Catholic church in Burkina Faso

The attackers opened fire on the faithful at the beginning of Mass in the village of Dablo, 90 km from Kaya, according to FRANCE...

India’s opposition Congress backs Gandhi after poll defeat

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi, scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, offered to resign Saturday after his Congress party was trounced in a second straight...
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