Thursday, April 25, 2019

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue essential for peace

NAIROBI: Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya yesterday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against...

IS claims deadly Tunisia bombing

TUNIS: The Islamic State group yesterday claimed the suicide bombing of a busload of presidential guards in Tunisia's capital, the latest attack in a...

Endangered rhino dies in US zoo; 3 remaining worldwide

LOS ANGELES: A northern white rhinoceros, one of just four left on Earth, died on Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after...

Mali attack probe deepens as siege hotel yields clues

BAMAKO: Malian investigators were yesterday intensifying the hunt for suspects wanted over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead...

Mali hunts for suspects after deadly hotel siege – Putin seeks global anti-terrorism fight

BAMAKO: Mali was hunting yesterday for suspects over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead, mostly foreigners, as the...

Islamists storm luxury hotel in Mali; 27 killed – Jihadist group Al Mourabitoun claims...

BAMAKO: At least 27 people were reported dead yesterday after Malian commandos stormed a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako with at least 170...

Neglect, injustice, poverty drive new Biafra protests in Nigeria

ONITSHA: Forty-five years after a brutal civil war, Nigeria is facing a new wave of protests for a separate Biafran state, driven by long-standing...

Promised land? Rastafaris struggle in Ethiopia

They came from across the world to Ethiopia in search of their "promised land", but for many Rastafarians, struggling to win even basic rights,...

Nigeria’s opposition in soul-searching after loss – PDP claims to be only ‘credible’ institution

ABUJA: Its former national chairman once boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would rule Nigeria for 60 years. In the end it managed...

Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

SYDNEY: An Apple manager has apologized to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they...

8 S African policemen jailed over Mozambican’s murder – Taxi driver dragged behind a...

JOHANNESBURG: Eight South African policemen were jailed yesterday for 15 years each for the murder of a Mozambican taxi driver who was dragged behind...

No country for young men: Mali loses its youths to migrant crisis

KODJAN: Once bustling with sinewy young men like any other farming village in rural Mali, Kodjan is starting to look distinctly grey. Little by...

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