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African Development Bank

AfDB gives South Sudan $43.5 million to fight hunger

About 4 million people have been displaced internally and externally since conflict broke out in the country in 2013.

Jamal Khashoggi [Photo: Middle East Monitor]

Erdogan says will not let those responsible for Khashoggi killing avoid justice

He said some people had been uncomfortable with him sharing evidence regarding the investigation into the killing.

Taliban Militants

Taliban bomb maker, wife, two kids killed in blast – Afghan police

The bomb had allegedly been intended to be used as a roadside bomb to target security convoys in the restive province

Sudan on map

Sudan’s prime minister announces 15-month emergency economic reform plan

Sudan’s economy has been struggling since the south seceded in 2011.

Iran MAP

Iran arrests groups planning attacks on pilgrims- Minister

Iran stepped up security in border areas after five gunmen killed 25 people at a military parade in the southwest in September.

King Salman of Saudi

Saudi king meets Khashoggi’s family

Riyadh admitted on Saturday that the journalists died in Saudi consulate in Turkey but blamed the death on a “fistfight.”

South Sudan, President Salva Kiir

South Sudan rebel leaders to attend peace day celebrations October 30

The event is packaged to celebrate the peace deal signed by the government and the rebel leaders.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Riyadh must punish all Khashoggi’s ‘savage’ killers – Turkey

Turkey says pinning ”the case on some security and intelligence members” will not satisfy it or the international community.

Geoffery Rush (middle) [Photo Credit: Sky News)

Actor Geoffrey Rush wipes tears in Court as he denies sex allegations

Mr Rush is to have behaved inappropriately toward a young female co-star in 2015 and 2016.

European Union flag

European shares fall to lowest levels in nearly two years

The European tech sector SX8P posted the worst performance.

Angela Merkel

Khashoggi: Germany halts arms shipment to Saudi Arabia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel frowned upon the actions of the Saudis.

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

The voyage risks further heightening tensions with China.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Indonesia hopes for ‘transparent, thorough’ probe of Saudi journalist, Khashoggi killing

Mr Khashoggi vanished after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

Australian PM, Scott Morrison [Photo: Nikkei Asian Review]

Australia expresses regrets to victims of institutional child sexual abuse

Out of the 6,875 survivors who gave evidence to the commission, 64.3 per cent were male.

Mohammed Dewji, Africa's youngest billionaire [Photo: The Straits Times]

Africa’s youngest billionaire freed by kidnappers – Police

Mohammed Dewji was freed unharmed.

West Africa countries lose $7 billion dollars to Ebola – Official

The official says nearly 12,000 people died from the epidemic in 2014.

Kenya on map

Kenya’s ex-sports minister charged over Rio Olympics graft

The trial will be held next month.

Over 50 people killed in Indian train accident

The victims were watching the fireworks during the Hindu religious festival of Dussehra when the tragedy took place.

Cameroon constitutional council dismisses petition for nullification of presidential poll

The Council had earlier dismissed 17 other petitions mostly for “lack of evidence and legal backing.”

Former Sudanese president, Abdulrahman Suwar Al-Dahab,

Former Sudanese president Suwar Al-Dahab dies in Riyadh

The former military officer led his country to democratic rule in 1986.

Moroccan King Mohammed VI[Photo Credit:Aljazeera]

Real reason Morocco wants to join ECOWAS – Spokesman

The north African country explains why it wants to join a west African bloc.

Map of USA. [PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia Commons]

Health Care remains top issue for U.S. voters as midterm elections approach – Poll

The country’s midterm elections hold in November.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Turkey expects results of Saudi Journalist, Khashoggi, probe ‘soon’

Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

South Sudan on map

18 killed in clashes over cattle grazing land in South Sudan

Much of the fighting is often along ethnic lines.

China on map

China announces elimination of poverty in another 85 counties

This is the largest number of counties to shake off poverty since China vowed in 2015 to win the tough battle against poverty.