Fifteen dead, several injured as herdsmen attack Saghev community in Benue State

​No fewer than 15 persons have been killed while several others were injured after herdsmen invaded Uzughul, Tse Ginde, in Saghev council ward of Guma LGA, early hours of Saturday. The attackers numbering over 20 set ablaze many shops and several houses, including that of one Dr. David Tsevende. Sources in the village said that… Read More Fifteen dead, several injured as herdsmen attack Saghev community in Benue State

Russian soldiers kill militants, foil terror plot in Dagestan region

Russia said on Saturday it had killed nine militants who had been plotting a terrorist act in the volatile Dagestan region in the south of the country. Russia’s anti-terrorist committee said on its website it had received information that militants who planned to carry out an attack early next month were hiding in Derbent, the… Read More Russian soldiers kill militants, foil terror plot in Dagestan region

One dead, several injured as police clash with protesters in Madagascar

One person was killed on Saturday when Madagascar police fired teargas at opposition demonstrators protesting against new electoral laws they say are designed to lock out their candidate from a presidential election due this year. Olivat Rakoto, director of the Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona hospital in the city, said they had received 17 people with injuries… Read More One dead, several injured as police clash with protesters in Madagascar

Two dead as Nigerian soldiers clash with Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Troops of 3 Battalion on operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Friday, successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists’ attack at Ngamboru Ngala, Borno State. One Boko Haram terrorist was killed during the encounter, while other members of the group fled following a superior fire power from the troops. Texas Chukwu, Army’s Director of Information, said one soldier lost… Read More Two dead as Nigerian soldiers clash with Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Twitter bans ads from cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab

​Twitter Inc said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Twitter confirmed the ban after Kaspersky Lab co-founder Eugene Kaspersky disclosed the development in a blog post on… Read More Twitter bans ads from cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab

North Korea suspends nuclear program, scrap test site

North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North’s state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear… Read More North Korea suspends nuclear program, scrap test site