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Former Comoros Leader Charged With Graft In Connection With Passports Scheme

Former Comoros Leader Charged With Graft In Connection With Passports Scheme

Former Comoros president Ahmed Sambi has been formally charged with corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell his country’s passports. Sambi, who had previously been questioned and placed under house arrest, will also be officially detained to prevent him from fleeing the country or undermining investigations by communicating with others […]

Trump Says ‘Disgraced, Discredited’ Mueller ‘Looking For Trouble’

  U.S. President Donald Trump has warned Robert Mueller, the Special Counsel looking into the alleged Russian meddling in the Nov. 8, 2016 U.S. presidential election, accusing him of “looking for trouble”. Trump, in a barrage of tweets, also viciously attacked Mueller and his team, whom he tagged “angry Democrats”, over the time they were […]

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Taiwan `Won’t Bow To Pressure’, Says President Amid China tensions

  Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, said on Monday that the self-ruled island would not bow to pressure after her high-profile trip to Latin America.   Tsai equally said that Taiwan would not bow as a result of stops in the United States, which drew criticism from China.   China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, […]

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Saudi-Led Coalition Probes Deadly School Bus Incident In Yemen – Reports

  The Saudi-led Arab Coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen, has started an investigation into the deadly strike on a school bus in Yemen’s North, Saudi media reported. The Arab coalition cited a high-ranking source in the report. On Thursday, an airstrike carried out by the coalition in Saada, Yemen’s Northern Province, hit a bus carrying […]

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Romanians Gather For Mass Anti-Government Rally In Bucharest

  Representatives of the Romanian Diaspora and ordinary citizens on Friday, took to the streets in the Capital of Bucharest for an Anti-Government Rally, local media reported. According to the Agerpres news agency, the protesters started gathering at the Victory Avenue back on Thursday. Romanians from France, Italy, Sweden, Germany, Norway and the United States, […]

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UN Appoints Bachelet New Human Rights Chief

  The UN General Assembly in New York has appointed former President of Chile, Ms Michelle Bachelet, as High Commissioner for Human Rights, effective from Sept. 1, 2018. The General Assembly officially appointed Bachelet after a vote on Friday following her nomination by the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to succeed outgoing Commissioner, Zeid Al Hussein, who assumed duty in […]

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US Enhancing Military Partnerships In Africa, General Tod Says

  By Prabalta Rijal  Brussels (Belgium) – United States says it is strengthening its presence in Eastern Europe and Africa. It is also enhancing its capabilities and partnerships in the two continents. Commander, U.S. Air Forces Europe And U.S. Air Forces Africa, General Tod D. Wolters, told journalists in a Telephonic Briefing that through a […]

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Israel Most Racist Country; Hitler’s Spirit Resurrected, Says Erdogan

  President Recep Erdogan of Turkey says Israel is the most racist country in the world, adding”Adolf Hitler’s spirit has been resurrected’, after it passed law that declared Israel as the exclusive homeland of the Jewish people. “There is no difference whatsoever between [Adolf] Hitler’s obsession with an Aryan race and the view of the […]

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