German police probe Jehovah’s Witness centre shooting, eight dead

Agency Report A shooting at a Jehovah’s Witnesses centre in the German city of Hamburg has left eight people dead, including the suspected gunman, police said Friday, as the motive for the... Read more »

Ivory Coast hands over bodies of post-election violence victims to families

Agency Report The bodies of 47 victims of Ivory Coast’s 2010-2011 post-election violence were handed over to their families Wednesday as part of the national reconciliation process initiated by President Alassane Ouattara.Ouattara’s... Read more »

US ignores Russia warning on arms as Biden meets Scholz

By Samuel Bolaji The United States responded Friday to a Russian warning against arming Ukraine by offering a further $400 million in security assistance, as President Joe Biden hosted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz... Read more »

Earthquake caused direct damage of $5.1bn in Syria – World Bank

By Adekunle Sulaimon A massive earthquake and aftershocks in February caused an estimated $5.1 billion in direct physical damage in Syria, said the World Bank on Friday. The earthquake that struck on February... Read more »

US man arrested trying to bring homemade explosive onto plane

Agency Report The FBI has arrested a man who allegedly attempted to bring an explosive device onto an airplane in Pennsylvania, US authorities said Wednesday. The bomb was discovered by Transportation Security... Read more »

Turkey: 1.4m children likely affected by earthquake, says WHO

By Lara Adejoro The World Health Organisation Senior Emergency Officer, Adelheid Marschang, has said about 23 million people, including 1.4 million children, were likely to be exposed in both countries following the earthquake... Read more »

Earthquake: Death toll surpasses 5000, Turkish president declares mourning

Deborah Tolu-Kolawole with agency report Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has declared seven days of national mourning following devastating earthquakes that killed more than 5,000 people and toppled buildings across southeast Turkey and... Read more »

How William attacked me – Prince Harry

By Vivian Nwaikwu The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, has claimed that the Prince of Wales, who is his brother, Prince William, physically assaulted him. He made the revelation in his highly-anticipated memoir,... Read more »

UN Security Council adopts first-ever Myanmar Resolution

Agency Report The United Nations Security Council called for Myanmar’s junta to release Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday as it adopted its first-ever resolution on the situation in the turmoil-ridden Southeast Asian... Read more »

Flight to UK diverted after bomb threat report

By Gbenga Oloniniran An EasyJet flight heading to the United Kingdom from Poland has been diverted to the Czech Republic after a report of a ‘possible bomb’ on board. Flight EZY6276 from Krakow... Read more »