ECOWAS Court holds 89 sessions, delivers 34 judgements in 2015/2016 legal year
“Between January 2001 when the judges were sworn in and January 2005, only two cases were filed.”
Israel’s ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert has prison time extended
Ehud Olmert was convicted of bribe-taking and obstruction of justice.
Former Israeli leader, Shimon Peres, dies at age 93
Peres’ body will lie in state at the Knesset on Thursday, and will be laid to rest in Jerusalem on Friday.
Amnesty International commends ICC verdict on Al-Mahdi in Timbuktu destruction
“This positive development should not let us lose sight of the fact that hundreds of civilians were murdered.”
ICC jails former Mali militant for destroying Timbuktu monuments
Al-Mahdi agreed not to appeal the sentence.
ANALYSIS: Confident Clinton rattles Trump in first US presidential debate
Mrs. Clinton walked onto the stage with a smile that exuded more confidence than that of her opponent, Donald Trump
First Trump-Clinton debate set to draw sky-high number of viewers
The high-stakes showdown IS expected to attract 100 million viewers.
Saudi Arabia executes Ethiopian maid for killing child
Monday’s beheading brings to 119 the total number of executions so far this year.
Death toll in Egypt’s migrant boat tragedy climbs to 148
“Egypt’s state Radio reported that 163 people have been rescued.”
Four former health ministers, 2 UN experts vie for top WHO post
WHO member states are to decide who will succeed Chan in May next year.
Johnson-Sirleaf calls for speedy implementation of ECOWAS protocols
“One of the founding aspirations of ECOWAS was to create a community of people rather than a community of states.”
U.S. announces new plans to fight terrorism globally
The first initiative involves a partnership with Turkey.
Saraki urges ECOWAS to focus more on ending violent conflicts, poverty
Mr. Saraki made the call at the opening of the Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament.
Lose Weight or You’re Fired, Egyptian TV Presenters Told
The women have been suspended, and told to lose weight or they may lose their jobs.
Bomb experts accidentally detonate explosive device in New Jersey
No one was injured in the New Jersey blast, while the Chelsea bombing injured 29 people.
Burundian army officer dies after questioning by secret service
Police claimed the man blew himself with a grenade.
Zimbabwe introduces bond notes to combat cash shortages
Zimbabwe replaced its worthless currency with the U.S. dollar in 2009.
Investigators confirm Tanzania debris is part of missing MH370
Flight MH370, with 239 people on board, disappeared without a trace on March 8, 2014.