Category: International News

At Least 9 People Die Of ‘Strange’ Disease In Liberia.

At Least 9 People Die Of ‘Strange’ Disease In Liberia.

At least nine people have died of a “strange disease” in southeastern Liberia, said the country’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh. Katey said medical teams in the country were conducting laboratory tests on specimens collected from the nine victims to determine the cause of the disease. Meanwhile, eight other people were said to be [&hellip

Palestinian begin mass hunger strike in support of prisoners.

Palestinian begin mass hunger strike in support of prisoners.

Members of the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad in the besieged Gaza Strip have gone on a mass hunger strike to show support for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing to eat for nearly two weeks. Reports on Thursday said that some 500 leaders and members of the Islamic Jihad movement began [&hellip

Donald Trump warns of ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea.

Donald Trump warns of ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea.

Donald Trump has said that a “major conflict” was possible with North Korea though he would prefer to solve the standoff over the country’s nuclear and missile programme through diplomacy. Trump’s warning on Thursday came towards the end of a week where the administration has made a concerted effort to restrain Pyongyang from carrying out [&hellip

Hepatitis E Outbreak kills 25 In Niger Refugee Camp.

Hepatitis E Outbreak kills 25 In Niger Refugee Camp.

Bad water and hygiene have led to an epidemic of hepatitis E that has killed 25 people over several months in a refugee camp in Diffa, a region in southeast Niger, said Medecins Sans Frontieres. “The current hepatitis E epidemic is closely linked to a lack of water, hygiene infrastructure and sanitation,” said MSF in [&hellip

Somalia’s al Shabaab Kills Senior National Security Officer: Police.

Somalia’s al Shabaab Kills Senior National Security Officer: Police.

Somalia’s al Shabaab gunmen shot and killed a senior national intelligence officer in front of his own house in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police and militants said, in the latest such incident by the group. The security officer, who was involved in conducting security operations against the group, was sitting in front of his [&hellip

While Others Are Throwing Insults In Pretoria, We’re Celebrating – Zuma.

While Others Are Throwing Insults In Pretoria, We’re Celebrating – Zuma.

Durban – President Jacob Zuma took a jibe at those protesting against him on Freedom Day, saying they spend “lots of money just to insult a certain party and individual instead of celebrating”. The Freedom Movement, which including several opposition parties, held a mass rally against Zuma in Pretoria on Thursday. Late former president Nelson [&hellip

Leader warns against Western attempts to dominate Muslim nations

Leader warns against Western attempts to dominate Muslim nations

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns against Western attempts to gain political and economic dominance over Muslim nations, saying Muslims worldwide must hold onto their “Islamic identity” as deterrence against such attempts. According to Press TV, Ayatollah Khamenei made the comments in a Thursday meeting with dozens of Quran reciters and [&hellip

Al-Shabab shoots dead senior national security officer in Somalia

Al-Shabab shoots dead senior national security officer in Somalia

Militants from the al-Shabab Takfiri group have shot dead a senior national intelligence officer in front of his house in the capital Mogadishu, officials say. Ibrahim Nur, a police officer, said that the security officer had been sitting in front of his house without his body guards on Thursday when armed militants shot him to [&hellip

UK to join US in attacks against Syria

UK to join US in attacks against Syria

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the UK will likely join the US in military action against Syria if asked by US President Donald Trump. Johnson said Thursday it would be “very difficult to say no” if Washington sought London’s help for a military mission against the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over [&hellip

Wild Boars Overrun Islamic State Position, Kill 3 Militants.

Wild Boars Overrun Islamic State Position, Kill 3 Militants.

Three Islamic State militants setting up an ambush in a bitterly contested area of northern Iraq were killed by a herd of stampeding boars, local leaders say. Sheikh Anwar al-Assi, a chief of the local Ubaid tribe and supervisor of anti-ISIS forces, told The Times of London the militants were hiding on the edge of [&hellip