Monday, January 25, 2021

Somalia takes Kenya to ICJ over sea border

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The Somali government says it will submit its dispute with Kenya over their sea border to the International Court of Justice. The disputed ocean territory...

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone summit reaches agreement

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Eurozone leaders have reached agreement over a third Greek bailout after marathon talks in Brussels. EU chairman Donald Tusk said leaders agreed "in principle" on...

Islamic State leader in Afghanistan ‘killed by drone’

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Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the Islamic State group in the Afghanistan and Pakistan region, has been killed in a drone strike, the Afghan...

Egypt explosion hits Italian consulate in Cairo

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A large explosion has severely damaged the Italian consulate in Egypt's capital, Cairo. The health ministry says at least one person has died. Four people...

Actor Omar Sharif dies aged 83

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Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, has died aged 83. Egypt-born Sharif won two...

West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power for Mali

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An agreement to Build-Own-and-Operate West Africa's first utility-scale solar power plant was signed today by Norwegian company Scatec Solar (http://www.scatecsolar.com ) and its partners, the...

Germany shooting: Man arrested over two deaths

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A German man has been arrested after an 82-year-old woman and a cyclist were shot dead near the town of Ansbach, police have said. Police...

Boko Haram attack caps week of bloodshed in Nigeria

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A suicide bomber has attacked a church in Nigeria, capping a week in which more than 200 people died in Boko Haram violence. At least...

Obama’s grandmother to cook for him during Kenya trip

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President Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, has vowed to cook a traditional Kenyan  meal for her grandson when he visits the...

Eight held over Tunisia attack

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Eight suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being directly linked to Friday's deadly attack on holidaymakers in the Tunisian resort...