Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge on US over father’s death

Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge on US over father’s death

Osama bin Laden’s son reportedly seeks to avenge his father’s death and is poised to become the new leader of Al Qaeda.Personal letters seized...
Nepal holds first local election in 20 years

Nepal holds first local election in 20 years

Voting began Sunday in Nepal’s first local elections for two decades, a landmark moment in the country’s fraught transition to democracy.Polls opened in three...
Russia and China express concerns over rising tensions on North Korea Peninsula

Russia and China express concerns over rising tensions on North Korea Peninsula

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expressed concern about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula after a North Korean missile test...
Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt

Archaeologists discover 17 mummies in Egypt

Egypt has unearthed an ancient burial site replete with at least 17 mostly intact mummies.It is the latest in a string of discoveries that...
Egyptian President calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya

Egyptian President calls for lifting of arms embargo on Libya

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo on Libya so that weapons can be delivered legally...
UNICEF reports Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

UNICEF reports Thousands of refugee children live ‘in limbo’

An estimated 24,600 refugee children are “living in limbo” waiting to join their families in Western Europe, UNICEF said on Thursday in New York.The...
Trump’s cuts in aid to Africa rejected by US Congress

Trump’s cuts in aid to Africa rejected by US Congress

The US Congress is expected to vote soon in support of a budget deal that preserves most Africa assistance programmes and provides nearly $1...
North Korea moving ahead with Nuclear efforts – UN

North Korea moving ahead with Nuclear efforts – UN

All indications suggest that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is moving ahead with its nuclear efforts, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...
Court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader Habre on war crimes

Court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader Habre on war crimes

An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges.The court also ruled Thursday...
China urges Trump to show restraint on North Korea

China urges Trump to show restraint on North Korea

China’s President Xi Jinping has called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald Trump, according to Chinese...