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South Sudan: Salva Kiir Set To Honour Peace Deal And Unified Army

Africa News

The South Sudan President Salva Kiir has today Friday made a u-turn as he accepted to set up a power-sharing government, to honour a peace deal and also pledge for a unified Army.

Twitter CEO, Jack Arrives Nigeria

Africa News

Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has fulfilled his promise of visiting Nigeria. He arrived in the country on Thursday, 7th November 2019. He announced his arrival via his verified Twitter handle.

Liberia Runs Short Of Bank Notes

Africa News

Long queues have reportedly been the order of the day in Automated Teller Machine (ATM) points in West African Country, Liberia as cash is said to have run out of many in the country.

Six Philippine Troops Killed In An Ambush

Middle East & Asia News

Foot patrolling troops were attacked with homemade bombs on the eastern island of Samar killing six and injuring 20 others. A rebel group called New People’s Army rebels on Monday ambushed the soldiers threw bombs and engaged them in a gun duel for about 30 minutes.

We captured Baghdadi’s wife, sister and in-law in Syria But Didn’t Make Any Noise ― Erdogan

Middle East & Asia News

Turkey has captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

Sister of Slain Al-Baghdadi Arrested – Turkish Official

Middle East & Asia News

The Turkish official has today claimed to have captured, Rasmiya Awad, 65, a sister to the dreaded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS terrorist leader and is undergoing interrogation.

Reuters report Rasmiya was captured on Monday with her husband, her daughter in-law and five children in a raid near the Turkish controlled Northern Syrian town of Azaz.

According to the official, they hope to obtain a usable intelligence from the Terror sister on the inner working of ISIS.

Fahrettin Altun, the communications director of President Tayyip Erdoğan, described the arrest as “yet another success story of their counter-terrorism operations”.

The communication director revealed their government determination to bring Terrorist who seek to destabilize public peace to Justice in the region, he wrote on his tweeter account; “We have been leading in the fight against terrorism in all its forms.”

Baghdadi blew himself last month when he was cornered in a tunnel during a raid by the U.S troops in north western Syria. Subsequently, ISIS confirmed in an audio report his death where the terror group vow to retaliation on the US.

Baghdadi who raise from shadows to lead the dreaded terror group where he declare himself “caliph” of all Muslims, holding sway curving himself a large territory of Iraq and  HYPERLINK "https://www.theguardian.com/world/syria" Syria from 2014 to 2017 before the control was wrested away from him by US-led coalition forces including Iraqis and Syrian Kurds.

ISIS has named a successor to Baghdadi identified as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi who is now the confirmed leader of the group. A senior US official had last week disclosed that officials were looking at the new leader to ascertain where he is coming from.

Clashes In Bolivia As Morales Supporters Oppose Interim Rule

US & Canada News

Clashes have again erupted in Bolivia as supporters of former President Evo Morales oppose the rule of the new interim leader.

Trump Impeachment Inquiry Hearing Commences

US & Canada News

The United States of America's  House of Representative today hosts the first public impeachment hearing into the administration of President Donald Trump.

Anas Haqqani And Two Other Taliban Commanders To Be Released In Exchange For Captured American And Australian

US & Canada News

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group will be released in exchange for an American and an Australian professor kidnapped in 2016 by Taliban. 

Israel Under Siege, Intercepts Rockets Launched From Syria

Europe News

Israel has intercepted four (4) rockets through the Iron Dome missile defense batteries which were said to have been launched from Syria toward Golan Heights at the wee hours of Tuesday.

British Police Published The Names Of 39 Vietnamese Found Dead In Truck Container

Europe News

British police on Friday published the names of the 39 Vietnamese who died in a refrigerated truck last month, with many of them from the same province.

Germany Goes Tough On Hate Speech, Gun Laws

Europe News

Worried by the threat posed by hate speech and lose gun laws, the German government on Wednesday, 30th October 2019 approved a draft law to crack down on hate speech and gun laws.