Sunday, March 24, 2019

Former Israel PM Olmert given prison sentence

A court in Jerusalem has sentenced the former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust. He...

Tunisian soldier opens fire on troops at Tunis base

A Tunisian soldier has been shot dead after opening fire on other troops at a military base in Tunis, according to the country's defence...

Malaysian police find 139 suspected migrant graves

Malaysian police say 139 suspected migrant grave sites have been found in 28 people-trafficking camps along the Thai border. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar...

Mahama’s keynote address @ OXFORD AFRICA CONFERENCE

Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton Co-Chairs, Charlotte Ntim, Jonny Liu and Yasmin Kumi Committee and Advisory Board Members of the Oxford Africa Conference Members of the...

Black students ‘refused entry to club’ in Leicester

A doorman at a Leicester nightclub has been suspended after a group of students alleged he refused to let them in because of their...

Polls open in Ireland for same-sex referendum

Voters in the Republic of Ireland are taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage on Friday. More than 3.2m people are being asked...

Cameron opens EU reform talks with other leaders

David Cameron has said he is determined to reform Britain's relationship with the EU as he seeks to kick-start talks with European leaders on...

Last Iraq-Syria crossing ‘falls to IS’

Islamic State militants have seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, a Syrian monitoring group says. Government forces withdrew from al-Tanf...

Akufo-Addo meets German chancellor Merkel

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo as part of his 16-day tour...

Missing migrant boat found as two countries offer shelter

Migrants found by the BBC last week drifting off the coast of Thailand have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen. A BBC reporter on the boat,...