Thursday, April 24, 2014

One killed in riot at Saudi Arabia migrant detention centre

Saudi officials announced in late October, that 951,272 migrant workers had left the kingdom.…... read more

20,000 Nigerians obtained visas to China in 2013 – Envoy

Shanghai Pudong The envoy said the bulk of those who travelled to China went there for business. The Consul-General of... read more

Letter: To all human beings who are human, By Journalist Wubushet Taye (Zeway Prison)

Journalist Woubshet Taye is incarcerated in Ethiopia over his works “Discussing these types of issues is forbidden,” said the warder... read more

Ousted Ukraine President Yanukovych appears in Russia, vows to fight back

Mr. Yanukovych said he was surprised President Putin of Russia did not act on the crisis in Ukraine…... read more

UN observes 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

The massacres occurred in 1994…... read more

China issues report on U.S. human rights

China calls the US “the world judge of human rights.”…... read more

U.S. bans bags in Boston Marathon for security

Three people were killed in a bombing at the marathon in 2013…... read more

U.S. expels Venezuelan envoys in retaliation

The two countries have not had an exchange of ambassadors since July 2010.…... read more

Ukraine’s ousted president, Yanukovych, wanted for suspected premeditated murder

The parliament passed a resolution to dismiss Yanukovych from his post…... read more

Aljazeera demands release of its journalists detained in Egypt

The journalists were accused of spreading falsehood and having links with the Muslim Brotherhood.…... read more

Pistorius trial to be partly televised

Oscar Pistorius The trial opens on Monday, 3 March 2014, in the North Gauteng High Court…... read more

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