Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, as CCTV footage show...

Newly leaked surveillance footage has emerged that appears to show a man leaving the Saudi consulate in Istanbul wearing the clothes of the slain...

Virginity test lacks scientific basis, violates girls’ human rights – UN

A group of United Nations, UN, agencies comprising  the UN Human Rights Office, UN Women and the World Health Organisation, has issued a joint...

Man contests for 96th time after losing previous elections

A Canadian, John Turmel, is currently contesting election for mayor of Brantford, the city he lives in, making it his 96th shot at an...

Japan’s Shinzo Abe wins party backing, set to become longest serving...

Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe on Thursday won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party, setting him on course to become Japan’s longest-serving...

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, is dead

Kofi Annan, a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, UN, and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at the age 80. The Ghanaian diplomat...

Pope Francis accepts resignation of archbishop convicted for concealing child abuse

The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Philip Wilson, an Australian archbishop convicted in May of covering-up abuse by a notorious...

Do more to stem brain drain – Obama charges Africa

The immediate past president of the United States, U.S, Barack Obama Wednesday called on talented young Africans to drive change at home rather than...

Ghana President fires electoral commission chief, deputies

Ahead of the 2020 elections in that country, Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo has sacked the head of the country’s Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei for...

US Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban on Muslim nations

The United States, U.S' Supreme Court has upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. The court accepted the government’s argument that the ban...

Rats invade bank ATM, tear currency notes to pieces

Police authorities in India have disclosed that rats mangled and tore into pieces currency notes worth more than $18,173 stored in an automated teller...