Nigerian military personnel among 99 United Nations officials accused of sex crimes in 2015
The majority of those allegations involved personnel in 10 peace keeping missions.
Beheaded Russian child is revenge for Putin’s Syria strikes – suspect
Investigators say the suspect could be mentally ill.
New bin Laden documents show a suspicious, pressured al Qaeda
Al Qaeda’s leaders also urged further attacks on the U.S.
UK to send troops to stop ISIS crossing from Libya to Tunisia
Last June, 30 British holidaymakers were killed at a hotel on Tunisia’s Mediterranean coast.
Denmark Imam triggers controversy over adulterers stoning call
The Imam, Abu Ismail, said that a virgin who committed adultery should be whipped.
Missing plane with 23 people on board found crashed in Nepal – Minister
The aircraft crashed after colliding with trees.
United Nations chief hails U.S.-Russian accord on Syria
Mr. Ban says the ISSG and the Syrian parties must remain steadfast in their resolve.
Saudi Arabia says war games will boost military ties with Muslim allies
The exercises, tagged “Northern Thunder”, commenced on February 14 and would run until March 10.
Saudi Arabia puts 32 Shi’ites on trial for spying for Iran
Charges include establishing spy ring, passing sensitive information, inciting sectarian strife, etc.
Apple CEO opposes court order to help FBI unlock killer’s iPhone
CEO says order meant “asking Apple to hack our own customers”
Pilot strike in Thailand grounds hundreds of travellers
Airline says it would provide alternative for the stranded passengers
Philippines to auction $21.27m jewellery seized from ex-First Lady, Imelda Marcos
Ferdinand Marcos ruled for 20 years until he and his family were forced into exile by a four-day mass uprising in February 1986.
Another Australian minister resigns after China trip probe
In December, Cities Minister, Jamie Briggs, resigned following a late night scandal involving a female diplomat in Hong Kong.
Former U.S. President, Bush, to hit campaign trail for brother, Jeb
Their mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, hit the campaign trail for Jeb in New Hampshire, and George Bush had already appeared in a radio advertisement on his brother’s behalf.
CPJ condemns firebomb attacks on newspaper offices in Turkey
CPJ called on all parties in Turkey to respect the role of the media.
Turkish journalist arrested for posts on social media
Interrogators asked the journalist about his recent Facebook and Twitter posts, including links to articles.
US reports first sexually transmitted case of Zika virus
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and other public health authorities are alarmed about the Zika virus.
Donald Trump slumps as Americans kick-start presidential race
Mr Trump’s campaign has been famous for his incendiary remarks against Hispanics, Muslims and other minorities.
Netanyahu rejects French ultimatum on Palestinian statehood
Mr. Fabius said that if the French plan did not break the deadlock, Paris would recognise a Palestinian state.
China indicates interest in Nigeria’s honey, other products
China said it would send a delegation to Nigeria to showcase investment potentials.