International

US to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

President Donald Trump says Sudan will be removed from the United States’ State Sponsors of Terrorism list if it pays compensation to victims of attacks. Trump said in...

Guinea opposition leader claims victory in presidential vote

Guinea’s opposition leader, Cellou Diallo, has declared himself the winner of Sunday’s presidential election ahead of the official announcement of results....

Ivory Coast Presidential campaign leaves over a dozen dead

At least 15 people are feared dead in violence which erupted in Ivory Coast as campaign begins for the October 31 presidential election. Opposition parties have been...

UK police arrest 31 suspects for online child abuse

No fewer than 31 suspected online child abusers have been arrested with over 300 phones and laptops seized by the Police in Britain during a recent week-long operation....

Two convicted for Kenya shopping mall attack

A court in Kenya has found two men guilty of helping Islamist militants to attack an upmarket shopping mall in 2013. Mohammed Ahmed Abdi and Hussein Hassan Mustafa were...

Nigeria At 60: Lagos to charge arrested protesters to court

Security operatives have arrested eight peaceful protesters of the Coalition for Revolution (CORE) group in Lagos. The Lagos State Police Command broke off several...

Guinea ‘closes border’ with neighbours ahead of polls

Guinea has shut its border with Senegal and Guinea-Bissau ahead of the general elections scheduled for next month. Government sources said the closure was for security...

Five civilians killed in Baghdad rocket attack

Three Iraqi children and two women from the same family were killed Monday when a rocket targeting Baghdad airport, where US troops are stationed, fell on their home...

Turkey indicts six more Saudis for Kashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have indicted six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The official Anadolu news agency Local media...

Sri Lanka returns containers of illegal waste to Britain

Sri Lanka has shipped 21 containers of waste back to Britain after they were found to contain hazardous material. Customs officials said the containers first arrived by...