Foreign

UFO

UFO: U.S. govt. admits investigating mysterious flying objects

A former Senate Leader, Harry Reid requested funding for the project.

South Africa on map. [Photo credit: Sabi News]

New South African leader to emerge today

About 400 delegates were disqualified.

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) [Photo: NAN]

CIA helps Russia prevent terror attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked U.S. President Donald Trump

Helicopter

Helicopter crashes in Cote d’Ivoire

This is the sexobd crash in two months in the area.

Gaza on map used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

Israel closes Gaza border after ‘rocket’ strikes

The crossings being closed are Kerem Shalom and Erez.

Paul-Golding

Police arrest Britain First leader as deputy faces crime charges

The party and its leaders are known for ‘hate speeches.’

Vladimir Putin, Russian President

Photo Credit: Slate

Pre-election contacts with Trump’s representatives ‘global practice’ – Putin

President says U.S. reaction looks like a “spy mania.

Angola’s President João Lourenço. [Photo credit: Canal 82 - blogger]

Angola’s President offers ultimatum for repatriation of funds

In November, he dismissed Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the former President dos Santos, as chair of state oil company.

Couple holding hands used to illustrate the story [Photo credit: Free Malaysia Today]

Indonesia court rejects petition to ban consensual sex outside marriage

Activists brace for a renewal of the battle in parliament and other state institutions.

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Suicide bomber kills 13 in police training camp

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for the attack.

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U.S., Saudi, UAE, pledge $190m to fight insurgency in Sahel region

Sahel countries now have a common military force against terrorism.

Omarosa Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to U.S. President Donald Trump. [Photo credit: The Globe and Mail]

White House aide Omarosa Newman resigns

Sources say more officials will resign from Trump administration soon.

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Alabama Senate election: Doug Jones defeats Trump’s candidate

The Republican loss was a major embarrassment for President Donald Trump.

King Abdullah

Jordan’s King rejects change in status of Jerusalem, its holy sites

King Abdullah’s Hashemite dynasty is custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem.

Jacob Zuma

South African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog

The 783 charges against Mr. Zuma relate to a 30 billion rand government arms deal.

Palestine on map

Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestine capital, Turkey urges world leaders

Turkey opened an Islamic summit in response to a U.S. decision.

Donald Trump

U.S. embassy unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020

“It’s not going to be anything that happens right away.”

George Weah

George Weah knows fate December 26 as Liberia fixes run-off poll

George Weah faces Vice President Joseph Boakai in the poll.

Donald Trump

Trump wants death penalty, ‘strongest punishment’ for terrorists

The U.S. president asks Americans to stand firm a day after a suspected terrorist attack in New York.

Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe

Mugabe flies to Singapore for medical checks

Mugabe left Harare with Grace and aides on Monday evening.

condoms

India bans day time advertisement of condoms

Safe sex activists say the move will be counterproductive.

Scene of car explosion used to illustrate story

Car bomb kills journalist in Somali capital

Gabow is the fourth journalist killed this year in Somalia.

New York Times Square. [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

Bomb explodes at New York port terminal

At least four people were injured in the explosion.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

EU rejects Trump’s Jerusalem move

Mr. Netanyahu had asked the EU to ask allies to join the U.S. in Jerusalem move.

Jacob Zuma

$2.20 billion arms deal: South African prosecutors extend deadline for Zuma to file arguments

“They must submit their representation on January 31, 2018.”