International

Rebels attack area near Chad’s border

A group of rebels attacked a Chadian border post in the north of the country as polling stations began counting votes from the weekend presidential election. Government...

Women Empowerment: EcoParl Speaker Calls For Gender Parity In Positions Of Trust

Speaker Mohamed Sidie Tunis of the Fifth Legislature of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament insists that empowering women to hold positions...

Iran vows to avenge ‘Israeli’ attack on nuclear site

Iran has said it will “take revenge” for an attack on an underground nuclear site which it blames Israel for. The Natanz uranium enrichment plant site near...

Two suspected human traffickers arrested in Spain

No fewer than 20 alleged human smugglers operating through the Ceuta exclave bordering Morocco have been arrested by the Spanish Police. The suspects are believed to be...

Israel PM accused of ‘illegitimate use’ of power

Israeli prosecutors have accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of making “illegitimate use” of his power to win favors from media moguls. Netanyahu, who is...

Turkey arrests 10 retired admirals for criticizing government

About 10 former admirals have been detained by Turkish authorities after a group of more than 100 retired senior navy officers issued a statement which government...

Callamard named new Amnesty International chief

Global human rights expert, Agnes Callamard, has been appointed the new secretary general of Amnesty International. Callamard led the recent high profile United Nations...

Community Levy: ECOWAS Parliament Worried Over Low Remittances By Member States

Community levy by member states of the ECOWAS Parliament is meant to mobilize funds required for the accomplishment of the missions of the Parliament and other ECOWAS...

New double mutant COVID-19 variant found in India

A new double mutant variant of the coronavirus has been detected in India. In addition to that, the health ministry said 771 other Variants of Concerns (VOCs)...

Dubai deputy ruler Al Maktoum dies at 75

United Arab Emirates’ Finance Minister and Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has died at the age of 75. His death was announced by the Dubai media...