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…

Israel strikes a Syrian military base

Syrian state TV reported missiles targeting a military base outside the Syrian capital overnight, were launched by Israel. Two missiles were intercepted, according to the Syrian State TV, but the base suffered material damages, he…

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