International

2 weeks ago | April 11, 2019

JUST IN: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange finally arrested

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the latter withdrew ...

2 weeks ago | April 10, 2019

“Israelis voted no to peace, yes to apartheid”, say Palestinians

RAMALLAH. – Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) officials said today in reaction to the results of the Israeli ...

Singapore seizes 25.6 ton of pangolin scales in days

SINGAPORE. - Singapore intercepted a second shipping container packed full of pangolin scales destined for Vietnam in ...

Thousands flee Tripoli homes as battle rages on outskirts

TRIPOLI/BRUSSELS. - Eastern forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government fought on the outskirts of Libya’s capital ...

Algeria’s parly appoints interim president

ALGIERS. - Algeria’s parliament appointed on Tuesday its upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president ...

Tshiskedi turned down predecessor’s PM pick: sources

KINSHASA/BRUSSELS. - Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila allegedly wanted his successor, Felix Tshisekedi to ...

May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel, Macron

British Prime Minister Theresa May meets the leaders of Germany and France on Tuesday in a last-gasp bid to keep her ...

Tripoli hospitals report 47 dead in recent fighting: UN

TRIPOLI/GENEVA. - Health facilities near Tripoli have reported 47 people killed and 181 wounded in recent days as ...

Trump designates Iran’s military terrorist organisation

WASHINGTON. -- US President Donald Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a "foreign ...

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says he is victim of “backstabbing” plot

TOKYO. - Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has claimed his innocence and accuses his former colleagues of ...

Two soldiers killed amid ongoing anti-government protests

KHARTOUM. - At least two army soldiers have been killed by Sudanese security forces in the capital Khartoum while they ...

Iran’s Rouhani defends IRGC, says US ‘terror’ ...

TEHRAN. - President Hassan Rouhani has defended the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as protectors of Iran ...

2 weeks ago | April 9, 2019

Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters: witnesses

KHARTOUM. – Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect demonstrators on Monday after security forces tried to break ...

Cross-party talks to continue amid impasse

LONDON. - Technical talks between officials from the government and Labour Party on finding a compromise on a Brexit ...

2 weeks ago | April 8, 2019

Macron names experts to probe French action during Rwanda genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appointed a panel of experts to investigate France's actions in Rwanda during ...