Catalonia election too close to call

Voting began on Thursday in Catalonia in a closely watched and decisive election. Catalonians are heading to voting stations to choose between parties in favor and against staying in Spain, which will mark a turning point in the…

Reporters Without Borders: 65 journalists killed in 2017

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, that Sixty-five journalists and media personnel were killed worldwide in 2017. According to annual figures published by RSF, Syria is the deadliest country for journalists with 12…

Armed group attack intelligence training center in Kabul

Intelligence agency training facility in Kabul was attacked by an armed group on Monday, starting an exchange of fire between it and the Afghan police. This is the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital. A group of armed…

Protests in Algeria over Tamazight language

Algeria's Berber protested a decision by the Algerian parliament to discard an adjustment to the country's 2018 budget that would allow schools to teach the Tamazight language. The protests called for the government to assign state…

Peru’s congress to impeach president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

The Peruvian congress initiated the impeachment process to oust the country's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. The congress, which is controlled by oppositions to Kucznski approved a proposal to begin the impeachment procedure, which…

Thousands flee as Tropical storm approaches Philippines

Officials in the Philippines say that tens of thousands were forced to flee their residence due to floods caused by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the eastern Philippines. Evacuation camps received over 38.000 people…

Disney buys Fox for $52.4bn

Walt Disney announced on Thursday that it is set to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn. The much talked about deal in recent days includes Fox's 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th…

At least 6.700 Rohingya Muslims were killed says MSF

The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said in a statement that at least 6.700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the month after fighting erupted in Myanmar. The MSF, an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization,…

Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar

The government of Myanmar said the two missing Reuters journalists are detained by police. Reuters said Myanmar security officials did not clarify why both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were apprehended in Yangon The international…

US: Explosion at New York’s Manhattan bus terminal

New York City Police say they are responding to reports of an explosion at a bus terminal in Manhattan, the BBC reported. The incident reportedly happened on Monday morning at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square,…

Iraq declares victory over ISIS

The Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi declared that the war against the Islamic State (IS) is over. Al-Abadi making the announcement at a press conference in Baghdad said Iraqi army has control over the entire Iraqi-Syrian border.…

4 killed and many wounded in airstrike by Israel in Gaza

Israeli air forces has launched an airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, on Saturday, as tension fumes in the region, after rockets were fired from the Palestinian group Hamas, on Friday. Hamas said two of its gunmen were killed in the…

Over a dozen UN Blue Helmets killed in Congo

At least 15 United Nations peacekeepers (blue helmets) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured. The Secretary-General António Guterres described the incident as the “worst attack” on UN…

Palestinians protest Trump decision on Jerusalem

Palestinian protests erupted, on Thursday, after the historic decision made the United States president Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The controversial resolution sparked a widespread diplomatic criticism…

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