The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it has scheduled the first federal execution of a woman in almost 70 years, setting a Dec. 8 date to put to death Lisa Montgomery, convicted of a 2004 murder. Montgomery, who was...
A 47-year-old teacher identified as Samuel has been beheaded in France for showing a carricature of prophet Mohammed. The teacher had earlier this month showed caricatures of the prophet, published by satirical magazine charlie hebdo, to his class. He taught history-geography, france's...
French police have shot dead a man who decapitated a teacher with a large kitchen knife near a school in a Paris suburb after he showed his class caricatures of the prophet Muhammad from the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Officials...
World Bank Group has said it will work with the Nigerian government to strengthen and develop the health and education sectors. The President, World Bank Group, David Malpass, said this during a press briefing at the 2020 annual general meeting on Thursday.In his...
Thousands of anti-government protesters have continued to rally in Bangkok, defying a state of emergency declared by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha to quell escalating demonstrations in support of monarchy reform and better democracy. Protesters shouting “Prayut get out!” gathered at...
The French government on Wednesday declared a public health state of emergency, giving officials greater powers to impose new measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. "The COVID-19 epidemic constitutes a public health disaster which, by its character and its...
A 34 year-old Nigerian, Austin Chenge, is in the race for the governorship position in the state of Michigan in the United States of America (USA), come year 2022. In a statement, Abdul Raman Balogun, Head of media and public relations unit ,Nigerians...
Statistics report has shown that Germany new cases of coronavirus is over 4,000, this is according to a statistics report from Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI), which have shown that active cases in the country sat around 39,000 as of yesterday while the latest update today...
A Yemeni court has sentenced the President of United States, Donald Trump, to death for alleged war crimes. He was sentenced with nine other defendants which included Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin...
The Manhattan district attorney can now obtain US President Donald Trump's personal and corporate tax returns, a federal appeals court has ruled, dealing a blow to the president whose tax returns has been hidden from the public since he entered politics.
Four men are due to go on trial in Britain on Monday in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found in a lorry in southeast England . The grim discovery of 31 men and eight...
A suicide attack targeting an Afghan provincial governor killed at least eight people on Monday , officials said , as the president travelled to Qatar where peace talks with the Taliban have stalled. Twenty -eight people were wounded when the...
Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul was Saturday named head of the Green Party, becoming the first Black woman to lead a national political party in Canada. The 47-year-old mother of two, the daughter of immigrants from the Caribbean, described herself as a “descendant of...
US President Donald Trump, who is ill with the novel coronavirus and being treated at a military hospital, is seeing his condition improve, his physician said on Saturday. The president no longer has a fever and is not currently on...
Three White House reporters have tested positive for COVID-19 Friday following President Trump’s announcement that he and first lady Melania have contracted the virus. All three journalists were in the White House over the last week; the building’s medical unit...
Seventy people have died and over 6,000 others infected with rat fever in Sri Lanka so far this year, local media reported on Friday, quoting the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. According to the official...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen have tested negative for COVID-19 after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania contracted the disease, an official spokesperson said on Friday.MR Pence’s press secretary, Devin O’Malley, said this via Twitter on Friday.
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were in quarantine, after Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, tested positive for the disease. In a Tweet, Trump said he...
US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night clashed in the first presidential debate described by commentators as chaotic and messy. The 90-minute encounter was characterised by frequent interruptions, mostly from Trump, and insults, with...
Former president of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, was on Monday indicted for money laundering, in the latest of legal actions against him. Zardari who is a widower of former Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, served as the president of Pakistan from...
TikTok won a last-minute reprieve late Sunday as a US federal judge halted enforcement of a politically charged ban ordered by the Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app, hours before it was set to take effect. District Judge Carl Nichols...
US President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable by the world for its actions over the Covid - 19 pandemic .In a recorded message played to the annual meeting of the UN, Trump accused...
A teenager accused of killing his pregnant 19-year-old girlfriend has claimed he was just "playing around" with a gun when it went off and shot her. Gage Gillentine, 18, has been charged with murder after allegedly killing Klowie Moore, 19,...
Ten people were killed and up to 25 are feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said. The accident in the city of Bhiwandi, which neighbours India’s financial capital Mumbai, happened around 3:40 am...
Two people were killed and 14 wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a backyard party in Rochester, New York state, police said. Officers responding to reports of gunfire in the area found a “chaotic scene” with about 100 people running in various...
US Supreme Court Justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday , opening a crucial vacancy on the high court expected to set off a pitched political battle at the peak of the presidential campaign . Affectionately known as...
Six districts in Madrid and further areas of Spain worst affected by the coronavirus are to be locked down, officials announced on Friday, amid a rapid increase in infections. The partial lockdowns in Madrid and seven towns in the surrounding...
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has contradicted Robert Redfield, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the timing of any Covid-19 vaccine. While Redfield told a US Senate committee...
A Tennessee fugitive wanted on rape charges killed himself on Thursday, September 10, when confronted by police in Alabama, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said on Friday. David Whelan, 49, an attorney from Murfreesboro was wanted on multiple rape...
A woman from Slovenia who deliberately sawed off her own hand in hopes of claiming £925,000 insurance payout has been sentenced to two years in prison. Julija Adlesic, 22, plotted with her boyfriend to have her left hand severed above...