Category: World

UNAIDS debunks media allegation over sexist culture

Over 205 women working for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS across the world have denied media reports that UNAIDS has allowed a sexist culture. The...

Almost 1million bank employees go on strike

Around one million bank employees went on strike across India Wednesday, a union representative said, demanding better pay and a government crackdown on companies who...

Malian the spiderman joins French fire service

Mamoudou Gassama, the 22-year-old Malian “Spiderman” feted for saving a child hanging from a balcony, took his first step toward French citizenship Tuesday as he...

U.S. Army Special Operations Command Memorial Wall

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Observer...

China makes first use of law banning defamation of national heroes

Chinese prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against an individual accused of insulting a fireman who died in line of duty, the first such case since the country adopted a...

Korea demands sincerity in relationship with Africa

South Korea on Tuesday expressed commitment in improving its relationship with Africa, especially through the African Development Bank (AfDB) to advance the...

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former...

German police clamp down on traffickers over fake marriages

Police on Tuesday staged a massive raid against suspected human traffickers in the German capital Berlin who are believed to have arranged fake marriages for Vietnamese...

Donald Trump: US-North Korea Summit set for June 12 in Singapore

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore on June 12. “We will both try to...

Donald Trump: Mike Pompeo heading back from North Korea with 3 released prisoners

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that three American prisoners released from North Korea were headed home, a sign of potential good will ahead of Trump’s planned...