Indian police

First death sentence for India’s 1984 anti-Sikh riots

This is the first verdict in cases reopened for investigation by a special investigation team set up in 2015.

Nissan hq [pHOTO: IndustriALL Global Union]

Nissan chairman to be arrested in Japan – Report

A Nissan spokesman said the company was making checks on the report.

Volcanic eruption in Guatemala (Photo Credit: BBC)

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupts

This is the fifth eruption so far this year.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Germany bans Khashoggi suspects from Europe

Those banned are members of the 15-strong squad accused of carrying out the killing and a further three suspected of organising it.

knife with blood used to illustrate the story.

Patient escapes psychiatric clinic after stabbing nurse to death

The male caregiver, 39, died shortly after the attack.

Donald Trump and CCN's Acosta. [PHOTO CREDIT: Axios]

White House to restore press pass to CNN reporter after court order

The White House had last week taking away Jim Acosta’s pass to the building, after he got into a heated exchange with President Trump.

World Bank grants Tanzania $300m to support education sector

The bank says it has a huge programme to support various development projects in the social sector and infrastructure.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Family, friends offer funeral prayers for Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2 but his remains are yet to be found.

Israel on map

Israel appoints first-ever Arab Christian ambassador

George Deek, 34, was born into an Arab Christian family in Tel Aviv.

U.S. soldiers

Pentagon announces strengthening of 7,200 military forces serving in Africa

In West Africa, Pentagon says emphasis has shifted from tactical assistance to advising, assisting, liaising and sharing of intelligence.

Japans Parliament. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Japan Times]

Japan’s cyber security minister says he has never used a computer

The minister, from the ruling LDP, has been known for a long time for his ill-advised comments.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Khashoggi’s murder: U.S. sanctions 17 Saudi top officials

Khashoggi was murdered at the Consulate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2.

President Ali Bongo.

Vice President takes over amid Gabon President Bongo’s illness

President Bongo has been in a Saudi hospital after suffering a stroke last month

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Saudi prosecutor reveals who gave order for Khashoggi’s killing

He says investigations were still ongoing to locate the remains of the slain journalist.

UK Parliament

UK Ministers resign over Prime Minister May’s deal to leave EU

The resignations thrust the United Kingdom into a political crisis.

Donald Trump and CCN's Acosta. [PHOTO CREDIT: Axios]

U.S. media back CNN legal fight against White House

Several media have filed a “friend of the court” brief in federal court in support of CNN’s lawsuit.

Ethiopian prime minister

Ethiopia arrests intelligence chief – Attorney General

The arrest was part of such latest moves by government targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Turkey calls for international investigation into Khashoggi’s murder

Mr Khashoggi, a critic of de facto Saudi ruler, Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate on October 2.

Kenya on map

Court sentences two Kenyan police officers to death

The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality.

Israel’s Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman resigns

Israel’s Defence Minister quits over ceasefire pact with Hamas

Mr Lieberman said his decision, takes effect 48 hours after he puts it in writing.

Australia on map [Photo credit: Operation World]

Climate Change to cause Australia water management crisis – Report

Australia’s east coast is currently suffering through its worst drought in at least 50 years.


Clashes leave 10 dead in Afghanistan

The clash broke out after the Taliban militants stormed security checkpoints in Chokht area of Ashkamish district.

May’s deal could break up UK – Northern Irish DUP

The deal has the potential to lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom.

Zimbabwe on map

Zimbabwe invites bids for struggling national airline

Air Zimbabwe, which owes foreign and domestic creditors more than $300 million, was in October placed into administration to try and revive its fortunes.

Iran MAP

Iran executes two men accused of economic crimes

One of the two executed men was Vahid Mazloumin, dubbed the “sultan of coins.”