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The number of billionaires in the world is now 2,043. This is according to the 2017 list just released by Forbes Magazine. The new figure represents a 13 percent increase in the number of the super rich...

At least eight people are presumed dead and several others critically injured  after a group of high school students and their  teachers on a ski slope were hit by an avalanche in central Japan. According...

British law enforcement have made a total of eight arrests in connection with the attack that shook London on Wednesday. The attack which has been labelled as an act of terrorism was carried out by a...

Westminster, the United Kingdom’s seat of power has come under a deadly attack. At  2:40 p.m. (GMT) today, a man rammed a car into crowds of people and stabbed a police officer outside the UK Parliament....

A United Nations’ agency report to mark the UN’s Day of Happiness, has rated Norway as the happiest country in the world. By this rating, Norway has toppled her Nordic neighbour, Denmark from the...

David Rockefeller, American billionaire, philanthropist and last surviving son of the legendary John D. Rockefeller, has died at the age of 101. According to his spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel, the centenarian...

  The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has revealed that it may be expedient for the US to take precautionary military action against North Korea, if their weapons program threats reach...

  The United States government has reiterated its condemnation of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and vowed that the sanctions imposed on Moscow will be maintained until the strategic Black Sea Peninsula...

The spokesman for the Ugandan Police Force, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, has been  shot dead alongside his driver and personal security aide just outside his home in the country’s capital, Kampala. According...

The European Union (EU) top court sitting in Luxembourg has ruled that under certain conditions, companies may restrict their staff from wearing Islamic head scarves and other visible religious symbols.  The...

   Cyclone Enawo that tore through the East African Island of Madagascar last week has left about 78 dead and about 250 others wounded.  Additionally, the cyclone displaced some 250,000 inhabitants...

  A 20-year-old girl from Kerala, India, has reportedly committed suicide after she was subjected to sexual abuse and rape by a neighbour. The incident is coming few days after the death of two minor...

In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts...

    Wednesday, March 1, marks the beginning of Lent, the period dedicated by Christians around the world to fasting and prayer. The 40-day Lenten period is a season of abstinence from food and earthly...

United States President, Donald Trump has heaped blames on his predecessor, Barrack Obama, over national security leaks and the on-going protests over his planned travel ban policy. Although Mr. Trump...

  Authorities in California say four people have been killed and two others seriously injured after a small plane crashed into two homes and sparked a huge fire. At least four bodies have been found...

  Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison by a Spanish court for misusing company credit cards while working in two banks...

  About 100 more people have been arrested in Turkey for their alleged involvement  in the foiled coup attempt of  last July. The arrests were made after Turkish police conducted an operation in...

  The United Nations has estimated that about 4.4 billion U.S dollars will be needed before the end of March this year, to avert catastrophic hunger and famine in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and...

Azerbaijan’s President, Ilham Aliyev, has appointed his wife as First Vice President of the oil-rich Caspian nation. The appointment of Mehriban Aliyeva follows after a tightly-managed referendum that...