Islamic State funding comes from 40 countries, including G20 – President Putin
The Russian President says the fight against Islamic State is a greater priority than political reform in Syria.
Paris terror attack an act of war by ISIS – French President Hollande
The Islamic state has also released a video saying France would not have peace as long as the bombing of its territories continues.
Scores killed in Paris in co-ordinated gun, bomb attacks across city
President Francois Hollande says the attackers would be fought “without mercy”.
US reasonably certain drone strike killed Jihadi John
American officials say they still await confirmation, though.
Seven dead, 10 missing in mudslide in southern Brazil
Report says the incident saw more than 50 residents injured.
Russian airline rules out technical fault, pilot’s error in Egypt crash
The company blames “external influence”.
First made-in-China passenger jet leaves production line
China says is has already received 517 orders for the new plane.
Egypt debunks claim ISIS downed crashed Russian airplane
Three airlines have decided not to fly over the Sinai Peninsula until more information is available.
Russian airliner with 224 people on board crashes in Egypt
A centre to help relatives of the passengers has been set up at Pulkovo airport in Russia
Pakistan indicts 20 Christians for lynching muslims after church bombing
A mob of enraged Christians lynched two Muslims after two Taliban suicide bombers blew themselves up outside two churches in Lahore in March
UN General Assembly elects 18 members into Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council was created by the Assembly in May 2006 as the principal UN body dealing with human rights.
Nigeria to challenge UK on plans to deport 29,000 Nigerians
Nigeria says it is insisting that due process must be followed before Nigerians are removed from the UK to Nigeria
Sudan joins Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen — Military
The security situation in Aden remains a concern as armed men, including Islamist militants, linked to al Qaeda, roam the streets daily.
Nigeria to expand diplomatic relations with Ukraine — VP Osinbajo
Mr. Osinbajo said the Buhari administration was interested in working with Ukraine in the areas of Agriculture and Steel sectors.
86 killed in twin bomb blast near Turkey train station
The death toll is expected to climb.
Saudi Camel owners threaten to sue Health Ministry, others
The Saudi Ministry of Health recently warned against contact with camels.
Hajj 2015: Pilgrims expected to spend N850 billion in Saudi Arabia
Officials say the Hajj and Umrah sectors ran at a loss this year due to reduction in number of pilgrims coming to the country.
Pope blames bishops who cover up paedophile priests
The pope told the audience “these crimes can no longer be kept secret”, and said that “God weeps” because of what happened.
Thousands evacuated as powerful typhoon hits Japan
In Taipei, no fewer than 20,000 families were left without tap water due to the increased turbidity in rivers of northern Taiwan.
Burkina Faso coup supporters attack participants in civilian government talks
The pro-coup demonstrators invaded the hotel and they attacked ex-opposition members as they arrived.