International

3 days ago | April 18, 2019

Peru’s ex-president García shoots himself before arrest

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia has reportedly died after shooting himself in the head as police arrived at his ...

Over $US560m pledged to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Hours after a massive fire ravaged the Notre Dame Cathedral, an outpouring of financial support has seen private donors ...

4 days ago | April 17, 2019

Uganda willing to consider asylum for al- Bashir: official

KAMPALA. - Uganda will consider offering asylum to ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir despite his indictment by the ...

JUST IN: Sudan’s Bashir transferred to prison: family source

KHARTOUM. - Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by ...

Hoax bomb scare prompts evacuation of 57-storey Madrid tower

A hoax bomb threat called in to the Australian Embassy in Spain prompted the evacuation of a 57-storey office tower in ...

Notre-Dame inferno: investigators face “long and complex” quest ...

As fire-fighters doused the smouldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water on Tuesday, investigators were busy at work ...

ECOSOC forum calls for multilateral trading system reform

The 2019 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) financing for development forum opened here Monday and its participants ...

YouTube “links” Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks

A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire ...

Trump announces presidential award for Woods after Masters win

US President Donald Trump has said he will award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian ...

Measles: WHO raises alarm over 300 percent rise in cases

The World Health Organisation has raised alarm over a 300 percent increase in the case of measles globally in the first ...

Venezuela slams US bid to cover ‘invasion’ with aid

US calls for Venezuela to allow more aid into the country are just a smokescreen to cover a "foreign invasion", ...

Haftar offensive on Tripoli ‘sounded like a coup’: UN ...

The United Nations's top envoy for Libya has said that renegade General Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup when he ...

5 days ago | April 16, 2019

Hackers target Ecuadorian govt after Assange arrest

QUITO. -- Ecuadorian state agencies have suffered more than 40 million hacking attacks since the government stripped ...

World laments loss from Notre Dame Cathedral fire

PARIS. -- The world is in grief over the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was devastated by a ferocious ...

5 days ago | April 15, 2019

Roof collapses at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral as massive fire rages

The roof of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral collapsed as a massive fire ripped through the structure on Monday, days before ...