Thursday, April 17, 2014

Minister says attackers on Western Cote d’Ivoire came from Liberia

20 armed men on Sunday attacked members of the Republican Force of Cote d’Ivoire says the Ivorian Defence Minister.…... read more

U.S. to slash military spending

The U.S. would also reduce its military personnel…... read more

Ukraine declares fugitive president wanted for ‘mass murder’

A new leader was sworn in after violent demonstrations forced President Viktor Yanukovych to flee the capital…... read more

19 Egyptian students jailed 5 years over clashes with police

The students have also been fined 14,358 dollars (N2.3 million)…... read more

Egypt’s military-backed government resigns

Defence Minister, al-Sissi plans to run for president in April…... read more

Ukraine president flees as protesters overrun leader’s palace

Viktor Yanukovych insists he is the elected president and will not resign…... read more

Violent clashes continue in Ukraine, death toll rises

The conflict escalated on Tuesday, when protesters attacked police with Molotov cocktails…... read more

Ukraine President sacks army chief as 26 die in violent protest

At least 26 people have died in two days of escalation of violence. Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, has sacked the... read more

6 civilians killed by Chadian soldiers in CAR, witnesses say

Witnesses say the troops randomly shot at the civilians without provocation.…... read more

Roof collapse kills 10 at university orientation

Nine of the victims were recently enrolled freshmen of Busan University of Foreign Studies.…... read more

4 Yemeni soldiers, 1 officer killed in clashes with secessionists

Some citizens from Southern Yemen allege marginalization.…... read more

Ugandan president to sign anti-gay bill despite U.S. condemnation

Museveni says homosexuality has been scientifically proven to be not biological…... read more

5 African countries form Sahel G5

Countries are Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad,…... read more

Obama warns Uganda over anti-gay bill

Obama warned that the move would complicate U.S. relations with Uganda.…... read more

Hijacked Ethiopian Airline: Swiss authorities detain co-pilot

Swiss authorities is holding the co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was hijacked and forced to land at Geneva’s... read more

Bomb hits Egypt tourist bus, kills 3

Mohammed Morsi Extremist attacks have increased in Egypt since last year’s removal of President Mohammed Morsi…... read more

France to send 400 more soldiers to Central African Republic

France already has about 1,600 troops in the country.…... read more

For Syria, Geneva II just an eyewash

Under these circumstances, the civil war in Syria could last 10 to 15 years or more.…... read more

Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, resigns

The Italian President will begin consultations for a new PM.…... read more

U.S. falls to 46th in World Press Freedom rankings

The U.S. surveillance laws caused its drop in the World Press Freedom rankings.…... read more

UN warns of worsening security in Central Africa Republic

A UN spokesperson said targeted assassinations had occurred in Bangui.…... read more

3 injured after tear gas mistaken for deodorant in German disco

Woman had a teargas canister in a disco…... read more

103 killed as Algerian military aircraft crashes

The number of casualties may be higher than reported…... read more

Heavy rains kill 60, make 10,000 homeless in Burundi

The displaced person have been provided temporary shelter by the Red Cross.…... read more

Journalist beaten to death in Cambodia as CPJ seeks investigation

The journalist had reported on illegal fishing.…... read more