Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:53
South African President Jacob Zuma is under increasing pressure to quit after the nation’s graft ombudsman ordered a judicial inquiry into possible criminal and corrupt dealings between government officials and the prominent Gupta family.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:51
The Turkish police detained the two co-leaders of Turkey’s main Kurdish opposition party and several of its lawmakers on Friday during early-morning raids as part of a counterterrorism investigation, the state news media reported.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:18
South Sudan said on Wednesday it had detained at least 17 people, most of them soldiers, suspected of committing rape and other crimes in July during an attack on Hotel Terrain in Juba.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:08
Police dispersed the 200 or so protesters to avoid a potential clash with a separate group that supports President Uhuru Kenyatta, central Nairobi's police chief Paul Wanjama said. Wanjama could not explain why the pro-Kenyatta group was not tear-gassed. He said there were no arrests.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:06
Colombia is making "substantial progress" in getting its stalled peace deal with Marxist rebels back on track and hopes to have a deal very soon, the country's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:43
Several hundred academics, students and union members staged a protest under the watchful gaze of Turkish riot police on Thursday against a purge of thousands of educational staff since an attempted military coup in July.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:41
As the Iraqi army has pressed its offensive to drive Islamic State militants from Mosul, a mostly Sunni Muslim city, it has been joined by a potentially troublesome ally: Shiite fighters, some of whom have been accused in the past of abuses against their Sunni compatriots.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 08:08
Hundreds of protestors camped overnight in protest at the Istanbul headquarters of Turkey’s oldest secular newspaper after its editor and a dozen staffers were detained by police in what many see as a widening crackdown on government critics.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 08:02
Police in South Africa have fired rubber bullets, stun grenades and water cannon in an attempt to disperse protesters who have gathered outside Jacob Zuma’s offices to call on the president to resign.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:31
The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen had “righteousness, legitimacy, a lot of support,” and would keep bombing “no matter what it takes,” the Saudi ambassador to the United States told the audience at last week’s Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference.