North Korea Slams US Confrontation on Korean Peninsula With New Sanctions

North Korea Slams US Confrontation on Korean Peninsula With New Sanctions

🕔10:47, 25.Feb 2018

“On the eve of closing of the Olympics, United States is running amok to bring another dark cloud of confrontation and war over the Korean peninsula by announcing enormous sanctions against the DPRK,” the state news agency said, using the initials of the North’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

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United Nations Unanimously Endorses 30-Day Truce Across Syria

United Nations Unanimously Endorses 30-Day Truce Across Syria

🕔10:39, 25.Feb 2018

It also demanded that the United Nations and its partners be allowed to carry out safe, unconditional medical evacuations, based on medical need and urgency.

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John Dramani Mahama Says NPP Incompetent, Promised the Moon, But Yet to Deliver the Clouds

John Dramani Mahama Says NPP Incompetent, Promised the Moon, But Yet to Deliver the Clouds

🕔19:23, 24.Feb 2018

“NPP did not win that election; we[NDC] lost it because apathy was created in our ranks. Many of our people said they will not come out and vote,” says John Dramani Mahama.

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Tory MP Ben Bradley Apologises to Jeremy Corbyn Over Spy Claims

Tory MP Ben Bradley Apologises to Jeremy Corbyn Over Spy Claims

🕔18:48, 24.Feb 2018

“I am very sorry for publishing this untrue and false statement and I have no hesitation in offering my unreserved and unconditional apology to Jeremy Corbyn for the distress I have caused him,” Tory MP Ben Bradley says.

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Lai Mohammed Says Nigeria In Competent Hands, Buhari Piloting Nigeria Affairs

Lai Mohammed Says Nigeria In Competent Hands, Buhari Piloting Nigeria Affairs

🕔13:39, 24.Feb 2018

”Don’t believe everything you read on the Social Media. Nigeria is neither at war nor in crisis,” Alhaji Lai Mohammed said. ”Contrary to what you may be reading on the Internet, the Buhari Administration is putting Nigeria on a solid footing, after the years that were eaten by the locust.”

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Merkel, Macron to Vladimir Putin: Stop Syria Attacks

Merkel, Macron to Vladimir Putin: Stop Syria Attacks

🕔12:35, 24.Feb 2018

“France and Germany call for an immediate cessation of hostilities and the implementation of a ceasefire to provide civilian support, humanitarian access and medical evacuation, as called for by the UN,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron said.

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Malcolm Turnbull Declines to Offer Trump Advice on Gun Control

Malcolm Turnbull Declines to Offer Trump Advice on Gun Control

🕔12:21, 24.Feb 2018

“It’s a completely different context historically, legally and so forth. We certainly don’t presume to provide policy or political advice on that matter here,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told a news conference following talks in the White House, adding that he was satisfied with Australia’s gun control.

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Rick Scott to Raise Minimum Legal Age For Buying Guns in Florida

Rick Scott to Raise Minimum Legal Age For Buying Guns in Florida

🕔12:16, 24.Feb 2018

In addition to age limits, Rick Scott said he wanted to change state laws to make it “virtually impossible for anyone who has mental issues to use a gun,” echoing similar calls by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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2019 Election in Nigeria: Underage Voting Now INEC Challenge

2019 Election in Nigeria: Underage Voting Now INEC Challenge

🕔11:45, 24.Feb 2018

Although, INEC, through its Chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, had last week vowed to move against the practice, saying a panel had been set up to investigate the alleged issue of underage registration and voting in Kano State, some political analysts have however heaped much of the blame on the commission.

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India PM Modi Launches Rs 1,000 Crore Development Schemes for Daman, Diu

India PM Modi Launches Rs 1,000 Crore Development Schemes for Daman, Diu

🕔11:36, 24.Feb 2018

“The air connectivity will boost tourism as tourists who want to visit the Somnath temple, Gir forest (in Gujarat) can now go (there) from Diu,” Narendra Modi said.

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Sheldon G. Adelson Hard-Line Israel Supporter Offers to Fund US Embassy Construction in Jerusalem

Sheldon G. Adelson Hard-Line Israel Supporter Offers to Fund US Embassy Construction in Jerusalem

🕔11:00, 24.Feb 2018

Sheldon G. Adelson a vocal supporter of the contentious plan to move the embassy, is not merely a philanthropist; he is one of the most prominent players in Israeli-American relations. He is a conservative force in American politics, a donor to President Trump, a longtime patron of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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US Warns Iraq: Don’t Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems

US Warns Iraq: Don’t Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems

🕔00:00, 24.Feb 2018

The remarks came only a few days after Saudi Arabia’s Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper reported that Baghdad is planning to buy Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile system from Moscow.

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UK Violates Women’s Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland – UN Says

UK Violates Women’s Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland – UN Says

🕔20:19, 23.Feb 2018

“Denial of abortion and criminalisation of abortion amounts to discrimination against women because it is a denial of a service that only women need. And it puts women in horrific situations,” U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)’s vice-chairwoman, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, said.

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U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May 2018

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May 2018

🕔19:32, 23.Feb 2018

The embassy in Jerusalem will be gradually expanded in existing consular facilities in the Arnona neighbourhood, while the search for a permanent site has already begun.” Clashes erupted in Gaza and the West Bank earlier on Friday, in a weekly protest against Trump’s stance on Jerusalem.

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Trump Ready to Execute Largest Sanctions Against North Korea

Trump Ready to Execute Largest Sanctions Against North Korea

🕔08:58, 23.Feb 2018

The new U.S. sanctions will be announced while Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, is visiting South Korea to attend a dinner with Moon and the closing ceremony of the Games.

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