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Pakistan Acquits Christian Woman Bibi In Landmark Blasphemy Case

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's Supreme Court has acquitted a Christian woman convicted for blasphemy, prompting sporadic protests by far-right groups that have been demanding her execution...

Category 4 Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexico’s Pacific Coast

MEXICO CITY – A potential catastrophic Hurricane Willa swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 150 mph Monday, threatening a stretch of high--rise...

Vietnam swears in new president

Vietnam lawmakers on Tuesday elected as president Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong, the only candidate on the ballot, making him the most powerful...

Hotels Must Be Wheelchair Accessible Before Tokyo 2020- Japanese Govt

Japan is hoping to attract around 40 million tourists annually by the time of the Games and concerns have been expressed over the quantity...

Ethiopia gets first female defence minister

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country's first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half the posts are taken...

Massive landslide hits eastern Uganda, dozens killed

  Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, looking for survivors and victims of the disaster which took place on Thursday in the town of...

Pope OKs resignation of Cardinal Wuerl amid cover-up scandal

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and...

Trump blasts Eric Holder over ‘kick ‘em’ comment: ‘Disgusting statement’

“He better be careful what he’s wishing for,” Trump told Fox News. “That’s a disgusting statement for him to make.” Holder was captured on video...

US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing

The space travellers landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan after a Russian booster rocket failed NASA The two-man crew of a Soyuz rocket has...

ICC has ‘no legitimacy’, Trump tells UN

US President Donald Trump used a speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to accuse the International Criminal Court of lacking any legitimacy, saying...

16 Policemen Dead, 20 Rescued From Bandits In Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that 20 of its personnel that were captured during an attack in Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji in...
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