Category: World

North Korea opt not to hold Anti – US rally

North Korea has opted not to hold an “anti-U.S. imperialism” rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the...

EU leaders back Africa, Balkans migrant reception centers

The idea of screening Europe-bound asylum-seekers in North Africa and the Balkans gained support from several European Union leaders on Sunday as tensions over how best...

Turkish President re-elected for another five years in office

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday celebrated winning five more years in office with sweeping new powers after a decisive election victory, as his main...

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...