Two Indonesian Journalists Killed While Mediating In Land Dispute

  Two Indonesian journalists mediating a land dispute between a palm oil company and residents have been found dead with multiple stab wounds near a plantation in Sumatra, police said. The body of Maraden Sianipar was found on Wednesday in a ditch near a palm plantation in Labuhan Batu district, an eight-hour drive from the … Continue reading Two Indonesian Journalists Killed While Mediating In Land Dispute

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How Mompha, Lebanese Friend Were Arrested After Allegedly Laundering N33bn – EFCC    

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has explained how suspected internet fraudster and social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha; and his Lebanese accomplice, Hamza Koudeih were arrested after allegedly laundering the sum of N33billion. According to a statement on the website of the anti-graft agency, Koudeih is a Lebanese, resident in Lagos, … Continue reading How Mompha, Lebanese Friend Were Arrested After Allegedly Laundering N33bn – EFCC    

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Egypt Army Reports Killing 83 Militants In North Sinai

Egypt's army said Monday it had killed 83 militants in clashes in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where an Islamic State group affiliate has waged a long-running insurgency.

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Vietnam Arrests Eight Over UK Truck Deaths

  Vietnam has arrested eight more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in Britain who are believed to be Vietnamese, police said Monday. Eight women and 31 men were found in a refrigerated lorry in an industrial park in Essex, east of London last month, in a case that … Continue reading Vietnam Arrests Eight Over UK Truck Deaths

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Millions Of People In Indian Capital Endure ‘Eye-Burning’ Smog

Millions of people in India’s capital started the week on Monday choking through “eye-burning” smog, with schools closed, cars taken off the road and construction halted. A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning in neighbouring states. But the current crisis has turned into … Continue reading Millions Of People In Indian Capital Endure ‘Eye-Burning’ Smog

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Sombre Mood As Germany Marks 30 Years Of Berlin Wall Fall

  Germany marks three decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but a hint of a return of the Cold War and the rise of nationalism is dampening the mood. Leaders of former Cold War powers will be absent from anniversary festivities, as Donald Trump’s America First, Britain’s Brexit and Russia’s resurgence … Continue reading Sombre Mood As Germany Marks 30 Years Of Berlin Wall Fall

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Iran Says It Now Produces 5kg Of Enriched Uranium Per Day

Iran said Monday its enriched uranium production has reached five kilogrammes per day, more than 10 times the level two months ago when it abandoned a number of commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Hamilton Wins Sixth Formula One World Title

  Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth drivers world championship, but not in the style he hoped for on Sunday when he finished second behind his triumphant Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in an eventful United States Grand Prix. The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determition to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to … Continue reading Hamilton Wins Sixth Formula One World Title

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I Will Not Put Pressure On My Players, Says Leicester’s Rodgers

  Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers said he will not put extra pressure on his players by publicly targeting a top four finish in the Premier League after a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace moved the Foxes up to third. Rodgers’s men smashed Southampton 9-0 last Friday, but were made to work much harder for all three points … Continue reading I Will Not Put Pressure On My Players, Says Leicester’s Rodgers

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Bayern To Host Hoffenheim In German Cup Last 16

  Bayern Munich will face Hoffenheim in the last 16 of the German Cup as they attempt to defend their trophy, while last season’s losing finalists RB Leipzig will travel to Eintracht Frankfurt. Borussia Dortumund, who eliminated Bundesliga leaders Borussia Moenchengladbach in the last round, travel to Werder Bremen, while Schalke host Hertha Berlin in the other … Continue reading Bayern To Host Hoffenheim In German Cup Last 16

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