Police launch manhunt for gunman for fatally shooting two in domestic dispute at Central Michigan University

At least two people were shot dead in what authorities said was a domestic issue at a dormitory at Central Michigan University on Friday morning and police were searching for the gunman. The two victims who were not students were found inside the residence hall at the university, located about 125 miles (200 km) northwest… Read More Police launch manhunt for gunman for fatally shooting two in domestic dispute at Central Michigan University

Six killed as armed group attack French Embassy, military headquarters in Burkina Faso

An armed group attacked the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country’s military headquarters on Friday before being repelled, leaving six assailants dead, the government said. The coordinated operation underscored the fragility of the Sahel nation, one of a string of African states struggling with a bloody jihadist insurgency. ​Heavy gunfire broke out mid-morning… Read More Six killed as armed group attack French Embassy, military headquarters in Burkina Faso

Dozens killed in fresh ethnic crisis in DR Congo

Thirty-three people were killed in a new outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled Ituri province, the interior minister said on Friday. The latests killings were part of a cycle of unrest between the Hema and Lendu communities in the northeastern province, the minister Henri Mova said. ​The killings happened… Read More Dozens killed in fresh ethnic crisis in DR Congo

One dead, eleven injured as car bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul

A suicide car bomb targeting a foreign forces convoy rocked eastern Kabul on Friday, killing at least one civilian and injuring eleven just days after Afghanistan unveiled plans for Taliban peace talks, the interior ministry said. The car bomb detonated near a passing Australian embassy convoy in eastern Kabul on Friday, an embassy statement said.… Read More One dead, eleven injured as car bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul

Israeli police questions PM Benjamin Netanyahu over involvement in graft cases

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday for the first time in a corruption case that involves the country’s largest telecommunications company, Israel Radio said. Along with two other corruption cases, in which Netanyahu is suspected of bribery, the probes announced in February pose a serious threat to the four-term prime minister’s political… Read More Israeli police questions PM Benjamin Netanyahu over involvement in graft cases

U.S. President Donald Trump calls for lawsuit against opioid companies, tougher penalties for dealers 

​U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for a federal lawsuit against opioid companies and stiffer penalties for drug dealers, arguing that the government must take a strong approach to combat an opioid addiction epidemic. Trump said that he had urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to take legal action. “Hopefully we can do some litigation… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump calls for lawsuit against opioid companies, tougher penalties for dealers 

Boko Haram insurgents kill Nigerian Army commanding officer in Borno

Lieutenant-Colonel AE Mamudu, one of the commanding officers of the Nigerian Army Strike Force Group was, on Thursday, killed by a vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device in the Sambisa Forest of Borno State in Nigeria. Lieutenant-Colonel Mamudu was killed along with a young Naval officer while on patrol for Operation Deep Punch 11. Mamudu, described as… Read More Boko Haram insurgents kill Nigerian Army commanding officer in Borno

Nigerian Customs personnel intercept Tramadol drugs worth N4.6million in Sokoto

​The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS) has intercepted 465 packets of smuggled tramadol drugs worth N4.6 million on Sokoto-Illea road in Sokoto state. Mr Nasir Ahmad, the Comptroller of Customs in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Command, told newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto, that the consignment were apprehended in three bales and one person was… Read More Nigerian Customs personnel intercept Tramadol drugs worth N4.6million in Sokoto