Barack Obama

Obama outlines strategy to defeat ISIS

“Our objective is clear: We will degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained air strikes strategy.”

Nigerian Govt warns embassies over fraudulent visa agents

The government threatens to send security agents after errant embassies

Paedophile Priest: Pope accepts retirement of culpable cardinal

Sean Brady would be replaced by his 52-year-old deputy, Monsignor Eamon Martin.

Afghan court sentences 7 men to death for rape

The case sparked national outrage

Israel/Gaza air strike

Gaza: After journalist killings, potential violations must be investigated

On July 9, a driver for the local agency Media 24, Hamid Shihab, was killed when his car marked as press was hit by an Israeli strike.

Aljazeera journalists appeal Egypt ruling

A date for the hearing has not yet been set.

Ebola: American doctor treated with Zmapp recovers, discharged from hospital

Mr. Brantly was treated with experimental drug, Zmapp.

CPJ: New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan

CPJ says denying journalists freedom of movement is nothing more than a form of intimidation at a time Afghanistan needs independent reporting

One shot as U.S. protesters defy curfew over killing of black teenager

Police fired tear gas and arrested seven people for defying the curfew

Taliban fighters

‎Taliban writes CPJ, accuses Pakistani journalists of bias

Not for the first time, Pakistan’s military has made independent media coverage of the fighting extremely difficult.

Ebola: American Disease Control Centre issues travel warning to three countries

The CDC described the current outbreak of Ebola as the biggest and most complex.

Israel/Gaza air strike

Another journalist killed in Gaza bombardment

A second journalist was killed while covering the Israeli bombardment of the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza, according to news reports and the two journalists’ media outlets.

New Zealand minister offers to resign after evading airport security

Prime Minister expressed his disappointment in the Minister.

Israeli troops attack Al Jazeera Bureau in Gaza

Over 607 Palestinians including women and children have been killed during the ongoing fighting between Israeli Forces and Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip.

Journalists detained, threatened while covering MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine should stop threatening and obstructing journalists from reporting on the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday.

British cannibal nurse found guilty of trying to meet girl

On an internet profile, the accused listed his interests as “cannibalism, mainly the hunting and preparation of young but sometimes not so young women.”

Merkel calls for ceasefire in Ukraine post Malaysian MH17 crash

It is, of course, important that those responsible are held to account for it.

AU seeks end to Israel-Palestine conflict

Over 200 people have been killed in the attacks

Airlines avoid Ukrainian airspace after Malaysian airline crash

More than 300 people died in the crash.

Breaking: Malaysia airliner “shot down“ in Ukraine, 295 people killed

The plane is suspected of being hit by rebel fire

Syria’s Al-Assad takes oath of office for third term

Mr. Assad has held power for 14 years, and will remain in office for another seven years.

Gaza death tolls tops 200, day after cease fire fails

Hamas on Tuesday rejected a truce proposed by Egypt.

India announces new visa measures for Nigerians

We have decided that Nigerians wishing to visit India for any purpose should personally visit our website to make their applications

Top German minister calls U.S. spying “stupidity”

The German government on Thursday ordered the expulsion of a CIA official in Berlin in response to two cases of alleged spying. A top German government minister has called the United States’ spying on Germany “stupidity,” as a parliamentary committee gathered on Thursday to be briefed by intelligence officials about the growing crisis. The Finance […]

Malaysia to deport diplomat accused of attempted rape

New Zealand authorities asked for the return of the diplomat accused of attempting to rape a 21-year-old woman. The Malaysian authorities are working to send a diplomat back to New Zealand where he is accused of attempted rape, a Defence Ministry source said on Friday. “We are completing his medical tests and the foreign ministry […]