Monday, June 24, 2024

Migrants moved on as nations squabble

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A wave of migrants seeking to enter the EU from the south-east have been shunted from one border to another as governments disagree over...

UK and France in IS strategy talks

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David Cameron is due to hold talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State. France is...

Hijacked ship’s crew rescued from pirates near Somalia

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Nineteen crew members have been freed from a ship captured by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. Maritime officials received an alert on Saturday...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take two months of paternity leave

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Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he will take two months of paternity leave after his daughter's birth, a...

Two female presenters suspended in Egypt for ‘immoral’ TV discussions

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Two popular Egyptian television presenters have been suspended by the country’s media union for discussions on their programmes last week that were deemed immoral. According...

Man comes up with gross way of making sure Apple’s wireless earplugs don’t fall...

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Apple's wireless AirPods were the subject of much excitement when the tech giant announced them this year. With the new iPhone 7 came wireless earphones,...

Kenya court upholds President Kenyatta’s election victory

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Kenya’s supreme court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a contentious repeat vote that was boycotted by the opposition. In a unanimous decision,...

KENYA: 17-year-old boy impregnates three girls

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It is definitely a thorny issue that has sparked a mixed reaction among many after the court of appeal recommended a review of sexual...

Nigeria blast ‘kills more than 30’

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An explosion in the Nigerian city of Yola has caused multiple deaths and injuries, with some reports saying more than 30 people may have...

Ivory Coast’s ex-first lady on trial for crimes against humanity

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Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo goes on trial Tuesday for crimes against humanity, but rights groups acting as plaintiffs in the case...