Policeman killed, over eighty abducted as gunmen attack school in northwest Nigeria

Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped at least 80 students and five teachers from a school in the Nigerian state of Kebbi, police, residents and a teacher said. The attack is the third mass kidnapping in three weeks in northwest Nigeria, which have authorities have attributed to armed bandits seeking ransom payments. Usman Aliyu,… Read More Policeman killed, over eighty abducted as gunmen attack school in northwest Nigeria

Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party leader Edwin Poots announces resignation

The leader of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party Edwin Poots announced his resignation on Thursday just three weeks after formally taking power, causing disarray in the region’s largest party during crucial EU-British trade talks. Hours earlier Poots, who formally took control of the British region’s largest pro-British party on May 27, was opposed by 24… Read More Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party leader Edwin Poots announces resignation