The Police in Ebonyi State has confirmed the killing of eight persons, including a three-month-old baby, in the resumed boundary dispute between two communities in the state. While six of the victims, five from the same family, were burnt to death in a bus they were travelling in; the others were shot dead. The attacks… Read More Eight persons killed in communal crisis in Ebonyi State
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise with another two becoming the latest victims of xenophobic attacks in that country. The latest victims were stabbed to death in Johannesburg and Cape Town on Friday and Saturday respectively. The Assistant Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Union in South Africa, Odefa Ikele,… Read More Two Nigerians fatally stabbed in South African xenophobic attacks
The world’s major social media companies are not doing enough to help Canada combat potential foreign meddling in this October’s elections and the government might have to regulate them, the cabinet minister in charge of ensuring a fair vote said on Monday. Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould spoke shortly after Canada’s electronic signals spy agency… Read More Canada to regulate social media firms as measure against election meddling
Iran’s top security council has designated U.S. military forces a terrorist organization in reaction to Washington’s decision to blacklist Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist group. “Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has labeled American military forces as terrorist organization,” Iran’s state-run TV reported on Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday designated Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented step that raises tension in the Middle East. Iran has warned it will take reciprocal action against Washington for its move against the Guards, the country’s most powerful security organization. It is the first time the… Read More U.S. designates Iranian military as terrorist organization
A warplane attacked Tripoli’s only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on the Libyan capital disregarded international appeals for a truce in the latest of a cycle of warfare since Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in 2011. Casualties were mounting in fighting that also threatens to disrupt oil supplies, fuel migration to Europe and wreck… Read More Warplane bombs airport as Libya’s eastern troops advance on Tripoli