10 die in protest over Venezuela’s election

No fewer than 10 people were killed Sunday in Venezuela as troops cracked down on violent protests against elections to choose the members of a powerful assembly. President Nicolas Maduro has tasked the Assembly with writing...

Italy mulls using Navy to fight human traffickers

Italy may send navy ships to fight migrant traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, has said. Gentiloni made the statement on Wednesday in Rome at a joint news conference...

UN pledges to avert worsening food crisis in northeast

The United Nations (UN) says it is doing everything possible to avert further deterioration of the food scarcity suffered by victims of Boko Haram crisis in the North East. Mr Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the...

Reports Of Any Secret Dinner With Putin Is “sick” – Donald Trump

There's been media reports that President Trump had a secret dinner with Russian President, Vladimir Putin at the just concluded G20 summit in Germany.   In his defense, Trump says its all fake news saying, 'story of secret...

US ends laptop ban on Saudi airlines

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has lifted  a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights. The airline was the last carrier under the restrictions to be granted the...

UAE triggered Qatar’s crisis with Saudis: Reports

The Washington Post has claimed that the Gulf crisis in which Qatar has been turned a pariah by  Saudi Arabia and allies, was triggered by United Arab Emirates, hacking social media and news sites of...

First Formal Article of Impeachment filed against President Trump

Two Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives have introduced impeachment papers against President Donald Trump. Representative Brad Sherman of California, supported by Representative Al Green of Texas initiated the resolution (438) following recent revelations in the ongoing saga of President...

Tillerson fails to resolve Qatar blockade

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson failed to achieve a breakthrough in the month-long crisis between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and its three allies, after  talks in Jeddah with their foreign ministers. Tillerson returned to Kuwait,...

Brazil jails former President Lula

Former Brazilian leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was convicted on corruption charges on Wednesday in the first of five graft trials he faces. The two-term president was sentenced to nine and half years in prison...

Trump’s son admits meeting Russian lawyer

Donald Trump’s eldest son admitted Monday to meeting a Russian lawyer to get dirt on his father’s 2016 rival Hillary Clinton, thrusting the White House deep into another Russia-related scandal. Trump Jr confirmed reports that he...