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  Unconfirmed reports this morning claim that President Robert Mugabe who has ruled  Zimbabwe for 36 years has been placed under house arrest by soldiers in what looks like a military coup . Also...

    Iran’s state-run news agency, IRNA says the  death toll from the powerful earthquake that hit the Kermanshah Province on the Iran-Iraq border has risen to 450. IRNA said the magnitude 7.3...

An American woman, Martha O’Donovan charged with subversion in Zimbabwe for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Twitter has been freed after paying the required $1,000 bail. O’Donovan who...

A Spanish judge has jailed the Speaker of the Catalonian parliament, Carme Forcadell on a rebellion charge connected with the region’s independence declaration. The judge of the Supreme Court, Pablo...

Pope Francis has banned the sale of cheap cigarettes to employees and former employees resident in the Vatican City on health grounds. The ban which is expected to take full effect in 2018 is to ensure...

    A German nurse who used lethal drugs on patients out of boredom has been held responsible for the death of 106 people, a figure which could rise as more bodies are exhumed and studied. Investigators...

Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday said the democracy and reputation of her country has come under threat. She spoke a day after the Supreme Court put a hold on the presidential run-off...

Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday suspended the planned October 7 presidential run-off elections in the country and ordered the electoral body to investigate allegations of fraud in the first round...

A Zimbabwean lawyer wants the age-long African tradition of paying bride price – a sum of money or its equivalence in goods given to a bride’s family by the groom or his family before marriage...

  In a trial described by Amnesty International as being unfair and deeply flawed, a military court in Cameroon has sentenced an opposition politician and critic of President Paul Biya to 25 years...

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a stern warning to neigbouring countries threatening to challenge the sovereignty of Israel as a nation. The Prime Minister, while addressing a crowd...

At least eight persons were killed in New York on Tuesday after a rented white pick-up van drove down a bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan in what United States authorities described as a lone...

Liberia’s Supreme Court has suspended next week’s presidential run-off elections until it considers allegations of fraud made by an opposition candidate challenging the results of the October 10 polls. Charles...

 A French court has handed a three year jail term to Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea over  a corruption scandal widely referred to as the “ill-gotten assets saga.” The...

    The Catalan parliament on Friday declared independence from Spain after the Senate in Madrid passed a motion to place the region under direct rule. The vote for the independence of Catalonia...

Burundi’s request to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has crossed the one year probation period making the country the first in history to officially withdraw from the court. On October...

Charles Brumskine, the candidate of the Liberty Party (LP) which placed third in the October 10 presidential elections in Liberia has submitted a complaint to the nation’s election commission  for it...

The Mail Online has reported that a Bolivian male nurse has been detained after he was caught having sex with a female patient who had just died from lung problems by her grief-stricken husband. Twenty-eight-year-old...

  Liberia’s electoral commission on Sunday announced that former international footballer, George Opong Weah and the country’s Vice President ,Joseph Boakai will face a presidential run-off on November...

  Former African and World Footballer of the year – turned politician, George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah has taken an early lead in the election results so far announced by Liberia’s electoral...