Armed bandits kill 45 in northern Nigeria

Armed bandits kill 45 in northern Nigeria

Abuja: Fighting between armed bandits and militiamen left 45 dead in northern Nigeria, police and a local militia said on Sunday, amid escalating rural violence often involving cattle rustling, robbery and kidnappings. “The 45 bodies were found scattered in the bush. The bandits pursued residents who mobilised to defend the village after overpowering them,” said […]

Tunisia’s Ennahda party wins local elections : state TV

Tunis: Tunisia’s Ennahda Movement won the local elections after getting 27.5 percent votes, according to state-run broadcaster on Sunday. According to the unofficial results, Nidaa Tounes party, the second largest political party with 55 deputies in the parliament, ranked second in the elections with 22.5 percent of the votes. Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes are also […]

Hezbollah allies eye gains after Lebanon vote

Beirut: The Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah and its political allies looked set to win more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine years, according to preliminary results cited by politicians and Lebanese media. The polls were also marked by a low turnout of 49.2 percent and the emergence of a civil […]

Afghan Police Kill Suicide Bomber In Kabul

Kabul: Afghan authorities say police shot dead a suicide bomber on May 7 as he was apparently preparing to attack an outdoor blood-donor facility in central Kabul. Hashmat Stanekzai, a spokesman for the Kabul police, told RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan that the man tried to enter a tent at a park in Kabul’s Shar-e Naw […]

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it “like never before”. US President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement when it comes up for renewal on May 12, demanding his country’s European allies […]

Turkey’s governing party unveils election manifesto

Turkey’s governing party unveils election manifesto

ٓAnkara: Turkey’s governing Justice and Development (AK) Party was was set to unveil its election manifesto on Sunday. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is also the leader of the party, said: “We will explain our manifesto soon, I hope that this manifesto will reveal the future of the presidential system.” The manifesto unveiling was […]

Britain must complete its unfinished agenda on Kashmir: PaK Prez

Islamabad, May 6: Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) President Sardar Masood Khan Sunday urged upon United Kingdom to complete its unfinished agenda on Kashmir by ensuring people of their legitimate right to self-determination. Addressing a joint news conference along with Member British Parliament Afzal Khan here, he said Britain had much responsibility than other international community […]

Iraq carries out air strikes on Daesh in Syria

Tehran: The Iraqi air force carried out a new strike on a Daesh position inside Syria, Prime Minister Haider al Abadi’s office said in a statement on Sunday. The strike targeted a position used by the commanders of the group, south of the town of Deshaisha, the statement said. “The position was completely destroyed,” it […]

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Ankara: Turkey will retaliate if the United States enacts a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives released details on Friday of a $717 billion annual defence policy bill, including a measure to temporarily halt weapons sales to […]

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