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July 27, 2017 1:19 AM Taliban Kill 26 Soldiers at Kandahar Base As Fighting Continues

Taliban fighters have killed at least 26 soldiers in an attack on an army base in the restive province of Kandahar, once a key Taliban stronghold in the south. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has confirmed that 26 soldiers were killed in the attack and 13 others were wounded. “There was a tough battle going on, our soldiers bravely fought and defended 12

July 25, 2017 9:01 PM Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews. Trump said again he was frustrated that Sessions had recused himself from the federal 14

July 25, 2017 7:09 PM What Buhari told me about Kaduna crisis in London – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has revealed what President Muhammadu Buhari told him about the crisis in Kajuru Local Government Area of his state in London. El-Rufai said Buhari appealed to the people of Kajuru to stop reprisal attack. He disclosed that the President told him this when governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, visited 20

July 25, 2017 3:11 PM The Latest: Israeli police: Cameras don’t threaten privacy

Israel’s police says cameras at a major Jerusalem shrine are strictly to ensure security and do not threaten personal privacy. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld issued the statement Tuesday to address Palestinian rumors that new cameras could see through clothing and would prove especially embarrassing for women. He said “Israel Police does not use any type of camera 14

July 25, 2017 10:17 AM Car bomb kills 7 civilians in Egypt’s North Sinai

Cairo – The army on Tuesday confirmed that seven civilians, including two young children, were killed by a car bomb that exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The military said it intercepted the vehicle at a checkpoint near the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, and tried to contain the expected blast by running 16

July 24, 2017 11:39 PM No referendum, no polls in Anambra, Kanu insists

Enugu—Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, vowed that there would be no elections in Anambra State until a date for referendum on Nigeria is approved by the Federal Government. Kanu spoke at the Mechanic Village in Abakaliki during his one day working visit to the state and at Enugu, respectively, as the Eastern Consultative 16

July 24, 2017 4:55 PM Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students 20

July 24, 2017 1:59 PM Taliban suicide car bomber kills dozens in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks. Police cordoned off the area, located near the house of the deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad 19

July 24, 2017 11:17 AM At least 26 killed in Kabul car bomb claimed by Taliban

At least 26 people were killed and 41 wounded Monday after a Taliban-claimed car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees through a Shiite neighbourhood in Kabul, raising fears of sectarian violence in the Afghan capital. The assault came as a presidential spokesman said the Taliban also killed at least 35 civilians in an attack on a hospital 17

July 24, 2017 8:57 AM JUST IN: 7 dead as multiple blasts hit Borno IDP camps

Seven persons have reportedly lost their lives as Boko Haram bombers carried out multiple attacks on two internally displaced persons, IDP, camps in Maiduguri, Borno state on Sunday July 23. According to Premium Times, three of the explosions occurred on Sunday night while the fourth attack took place early hours on Monday, July 24. The targeted camps 14