Shinzo Abe in “grave condition” after being shot during Japan election campaign

NARA, Japan- Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, was shot on Friday while campaigning for a parliamentary election, with public broadcaster NHK saying a man armed with an apparently homemade…

Denmark in shock as gunman kills three at Copenhagen shopping mall

COPENHAGEN- Three people were killed and several more were wounded in a shooting at a shopping centre in Copenhagen on Sunday, Danish police said, adding they had arrested a 22-year-old…

Nepal police fire teargas to break up fuel price protests

KATHMANDU – Police in Nepal’s capital fired teargas and charged at protesters with sticks on Monday to break up a demonstration by students against fuel price hikes, officials and witnesses…

For the first time in years, Gazans enjoy clean seawater

GAZA- The water looks crystal blue, with no trace of sewage, the yellow sand is clean and the smell in the air is salty and pleasant, giving beach goers in…

Bangladesh battles to douse blaze at container depot that killed 41

DHAKA- Firefighters in Bangladesh battled for a third day on Monday to stamp out a massive fire that killed 41 people at a container depot in an incident that spotlights…

Turkey-Africa media summit kicks off

From Adelaide Chikunguru in Istanbul, Turkey The two-day Turkey-Africa Media Summit kicked off today in Istanbul, with Turkey reaffirming its commitment to strengthening cooperation with Africa in the media and…

Watching TV in self-driving cars to be allowed

People using self-driving cars will be allowed to watch television on built-in screens under proposed updates to the UK Highway Code. The changes will say drivers must be ready to…

Russia stands for talks with Ukraine — Lavrov

© Russian Foreign Ministry/TASS MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. Moscow stands for talks with Kiev, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. “President [of Russia Vladimir] Putin has repeatedly stressed…

South Africa parliament: Man arrested over massive fire

A man has been arrested after a large fire severely damaged the Houses of Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. The suspect, who is not a parliamentary employee, will appear…

Sudan: Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigns after mass protests

PRIME MINISTER, Abdalla Hamdok, of Sudan has resigned after another day of mass protests rocked the capital Khartoum. Thousands marched against a recent deal he had done to share power…