U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests
China protested the deployment.
Turkey says detains 1,000 ‘secret imams’ in police purge
The nationwide sweep was one of the largest operations in months against suspected supporters of Fethullah Gulen.
Spain arrests Moroccans suspected of links to Belgian attacks
Some of those arrested were suspected of links to the Belgian suicide bombings in March of last year.
Turkish court rejects opposition appeal against referendum result
The CHP filed an appeal last week asking for a stay of execution against the election commission’s announcement.
IMF says surrogate currency will not solve Zimbabwe’s economic problems
The IMF said only comprehensive reforms would address a fiscal crisis.
German teachers call for maximum 35 per cent immigrants per class
The union said that classes with a greater proportion would lead to integration problems and a drop-off in performance.
U.S. remains world’s highest military spender with over one third of global figures – Report
The U.S. military spending grew by 1.7 per cent between 2015 and 2016 to $611 billion.
39-year-old Macron set to emerge French president, to face Le Pen in runoff
Marine Le Pen scored about 21.53 per cent of the votes to come second.
‘Paris terrorist attack will have big effect on presidential election’ – Trump
The first round of voting in the two-stage election in France is due to take place on Sunday.
Zambian president threatens to declare state of emergency
Mr. Lungu said he will be forced to declare a state of emergency unless people stopped damaging pubic property.
Fired TV host Bill O’Reilly to get $25 million payout from Fox News
The New York Times reported on April 1 that Fox and Mr. O’Reilly had paid five women a total of $13 million to settle harassment claims.
Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist
The religious organisation has expanded around the world and has about eight million active followers.
Former Austrian finance minister to face trial for alleged corruption
The ex-official has denied the allegations.
California’s secession bid from U.S. suffers setback
Yes California only had 97,463 registered supporters.
UK parliament votes in favour of early national election
An overwhelming majority of lawmakers supported early elections.
ICJ partially rejects Ukraine’s case against Russia
The court also ruled that Russia must not discriminate against the ethnic Tatar community in Crimea.
Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore – Official
No fewer than 150,000 have made the crossing to Italy annually over the past three years.
Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12
A Black Hawk helicopter crashed killing the 12 personnel on board.
British opposition Labour Party backs May’s election plan
“We look forward to showing how Labour will stand up for the people of Britain,” Jeremy Corby said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general elections on June 8
Under current legislation, the next election was not scheduled to take place until 2020.
Pakistani parliament calls for blasphemy laws reform after student’s lynching
The lawmakers condemned the lynching of the student, terming it “clod-blooded murder”.
Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his “private zoos”
Chimpanzees, a baboon, ostriches and turtles were among the 33 animals and 12 species found during police raids.