Indonesia hunts for survivors as tsunami death toll nears 400
Rescuers used heavy machinery and bare hands to dig bodies out of mud and wreckage.
Turkey working to carry Khashoggi investigation to U.N. – Minister
Turkey blames the Saudi government of sponsoring the killing.
U.S. allies in Asia-Pacific region rattled after Mattis quits
Mattis said he was quitting after falling out with President Trump over foreign policy.
French jihadist linked to Charlie Hebdo killers arrested in Djibouti
Peter Cherif also known as Abou Hamza, was close to Cherif and Said Kouachi, who shot dead 12 people in January 2015.
UN envoy warns on instability in Africa’s Sahel region
Efforts to address the multiple challenges facing the region should be driven by local, regional and national leadership
U.S. Syria withdrawal will revive Islamic State, Kurdish-led force says
President Trump says he is fulfilling a promise from his 2016 presidential campaign to leave the Middle Eastern nation.
Anger in British parliament as Corbyn allegedly calls May ‘stupid woman’
The insult came after a lively exchange with May.
Brexit: European Commission finally reveals ‘no-deal’ contingency plans
As the exit plan flounders in the parliament, both sides are preparing for the worst-case situation.
South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe
The South African government had earlier granted diplomatic immunity to the former Zimbabwean first lady.
Ethiopia declares day of mourning for late President
Girman Wolde-Giorgis who was the East African country’s president from 2001 to 2013, passed away on Saturday at 94.
Australian minister to quit politics over sex scandal
The minister was accused of using a dating website to meet younger girls during government travel.
Former Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI
The prosecutor wants Flynn imprisoned.
Ghana’s First Lady Joins Network of African Leaders for Nutrition Champion
Mrs Akuffo Addo has spearheaded several campaigns to promote the welfare of women and girls in Ghana.
President Buhari travels to Niger for 60th anniversary
President Buhari will be accompanied by some governors.
NLC condemns arrest of Sierra Leonean union leaders
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) condemns in the harshest tone possible such brutal infraction of trade union rights.
Meghan Markle’s father seeks Queen Elizabeth intervention to reconcile with his daughter
Markle said that Meghan had not sent him a Christmas card.
Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. Senate moves on Khashoggi’s death
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to recommend ending U.S. military assistance to the Saudi-led operation in Yemen.
INTERVIEW: How we’re tackling sexual violence in Uganda – Activist
Tabitha Mparime recently in New York received an award and a $50,000 cash prize for her work in Uganda.
UN investigates systematic sexual violence across South Sudan
The Commission is investigating these violations and will report its findings to the Human Rights Council in March 2019.