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May 29, 2017 6:16 AM 'Are Muslims more important than those murdered in the name of Islam?' Greens leader slammed for 'divisive' Ramadan tribute video posted on Facebook

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has caused outrage on his own Facebook page by posting a tribute to Muslims fasting for Ramadan. His video has sparked a flurry of criticism, with Facebook posts conflating it with last week's Manchester suicide bombing which killed 22 people. While Senator Di Natale had last week acknowledged the U.K. terrorist attack 12

May 29, 2017 5:41 AM Two years after: President Buhari’s economic plan yet to impact on lives of poor Nigerians

How time flies, people are quick to say. Indeed, two years is gone already since President Muhammadu Buhari became President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. That also means, its two years to the end of the tenure. For some folks, it has been two tortuous years of change, changing from what the country was to what obtains now. For some others, nothing 18

May 29, 2017 3:59 AM Why Boko Haram succeeded in recent attack on NAF base—CAS

ABUJA—THE Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has blamed recent successful attack on a defence base of the Nigerian Air Force by the Boko Haram terrorists, on some base commanders, who he said were yet to imbibe and adopt the tenets of new base defence concept. The Air Force boss, according to a statement by Director of Public Relations 12

May 28, 2017 11:11 PM SIT-AT-HOME ORDER: Go after Boko Haram, herdsmen, not Biafra agitators — MASSOB tells IGP

As the planned sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, to mark the Biafra Day celebration draws closer, MASSOB has said that no threat order by the Inspector General of Police will stop them from carrying out the celebration. MASSOB in a statement 11

May 28, 2017 8:38 PM PDP carpets Buhari government @ two

ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party National Caretaker Committee has taken a swipe at the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as it marks two years in office tomorrow. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the APC had in the past two years squandered the opportunity given it by Nigerians 17

May 28, 2017 12:38 PM Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror threat

Britain police have released CCTV footage of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the attack as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday. Security was tight as 40,000 runners pounded Manchester’s streets in the annual half marathon (21.1 km/13.1 miles) a day after Prime Minister Theresa May lowered 14

May 27, 2017 4:23 PM ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bus Attack on Christians That Killed 29 in Egypt

(MINYA, Egypt) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29. Egypt responded to Friday's attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in eastern Libya 16

May 27, 2017 4:10 AM Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya after Christians killed

MINYA, EGYPT – Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored 18

May 27, 2017 3:12 AM Reject Violence to Pursue Peace: Donald Trump to Muslims on Ramadan

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday wished Muslims a "joyful Ramadan" and urged them to reject violence and help fight terrorism around the world. "At its core, the spirit of Ramadan strengthens awareness of our shared obligation to reject violence, to pursue peace, and to give to those in need who are suffering from poverty or conflict 16

May 26, 2017 2:39 PM The Latest: Hezbollah condemns attack on Egyptian Copts

Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has condemned the attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt saying it “is a new crime added to the criminal record of a murderers’ gang.” Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians, including children, south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 10