The head of a U.N. investigation into violence in Myanmar asked on Tuesday for more time to look into allegations of mass killings of Rohingya Muslims, as well as torture, sexual violence and the burn
An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed three government employees abducted last month in western Herat province.
Suicide bomber detonates explosives, another killed by security forces in Saladin province
Kigali: Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York for rare talks, Kigali said Tuesday, as diplomatic ties remain icy over the 1994 genocide.
Sudan People's Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria has opposed the floating of the Sukkuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, insisting that it is part of the ‘agenda’ to Isl
Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide. A priest sprinkle
DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - In the shadows of a Dresden church, hundreds of Alternative for Germany party members rallied with anti-Islam activists, counting down the days to a vote set to make the A
The UB-II type submarine is said to be in good condition and the crew's bodies may still be on board.
Benue Governor Samuel Ortom said on Monday that the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation. Ortom, who spoke at a m
ROSEAU, Dominica - Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusation
British anti-discrimination group Kick It Out on Tuesday called on Manchester United fans to stop a “racist” chant about striker Romelu Lukaku. The 24-year-old arrived from Everton in the
JUBA (Reuters) - Rebels in South Sudan attacked government forces in Unity State, where oil fields have been abandoned due to fighting, and 25 people including civilians were killed, a local governmen
The Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed the suspension of a pupil for allegedly poured boiling water on a fellow pupil.
Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation issued a decision to ban preacher Dr. Sabri Abdel Raouf from making TV appearances after he issued a fatwa (religious edict) granting husbands the ri
Independent National Electoral Commission has commenced Continuous Voters Registration in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, Alhaji Kasim Gaidam, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner said
The police have identified a suspect who had vandalised a Gurdwara with hate messages and threatened to slit the throat of a witness who caught the incident on video in the US state of California.
At least four PKK terrorists were killed in airstrikes in northern Iraq, weapon emplacements, hideouts and ammunition depots belonging to the terrorists have been destroyed in airstrikes, the Turkish
Aung San Suu Kyi addresses claims Burma's military participated in what the United Nations described as 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims.
University students have expressed happiness over the decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its strike. Some of the students told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesd
Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize would not divulge the reasons for the suspension of the department's director Mkuseli Apleni. The ministry announced his suspension on Monday.
Contrary to how the Hollywood loves to portray American teenagers as sex and alcohol-crazed, a new study has claimed that the US teens are actually three years behind the 70s generation when it comes
Egyptians are demanding severe punishment for the son of an elderly woman who allegedly confessed to have ruthlessly beaten his mother to death, even as family members claim that the aged woman died
Egyptians are demanding severe punishment for the son of an elderly mother who ruthlessly beat her to death in Alexandria just to please his wife. The 81-year-old mother, Zeinab as-Sayyid Mahfouz, w
The fund is scanning for startups around the world, but it will focus on Asia, Europe, and US, reports Tech In Asia
Sri Lanka's ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka Tuesday said he had been denied a visa to attend the UN general assembly because of unresolved war crime allegations against the military
The US president will also criticise Venezuela, Iran and Islamist militants, officials say.
ROME (AP) — Officials are calling for increased police patrols and new laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around Italy. After two new cases emerged Tuesday, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Singapore on Tuesday sought to put recent difficulties in their relationship over Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea behind them as Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hs
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has shot down a drone that attempted to enter the airspace above the Golan Heights. Tuesday’s army statement did not say who the drone belonged to,
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) slightly narrowed their gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll published on Tuesday five days before a federal elec
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they’re using a motorist’s dashcam video footage to try to identify a cyclist who was the first person on the scene of a deadly motorcycle accident and fil