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Bougainville Set To Gain Independence From Papua New Guinea

Africa News

The South Pacific region of Bougainville is set to gain independence from Papua New Guinea (PNG), as people from the region voted overwhelmingly and have won a landslide referendum victory according to results shown.

There Can Be No Sustainable Development Without Peace - PMB

Africa News

President Muhammadu Buhari during the opening session of the ongoing Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa in Egypt declared that without peace, there cannot be development on the continent.

South Sudan Speaker Resigns Over Allegation Of Mismanagement

Africa News

Anthony Lino Makana, the South Sudan parliamentary speaker was reported to have resigned from his position following threat by lawmakers to impeach him over allegation of mismanagement and impeding effort to fight corruption in the country.

Japanese Aid Agency Chief killed In Afghanistan Attack

Middle East & Asia News

In the early hours of Wednesday 3rd of December, six people were killed were reportedly killed in Jalalabad eastern Afghanistan including the head of a Japanese aid agency, Tetsu Nakamura.

Typhoon Kammuri Hits Philippines

Middle East & Asia News

Typhoon Kammuri has on Tuesday hit the eastern part of the Philippines, bringing heavy storms across the Asian nation and forcing thousands to flee their homes. 

An Iraqi Court has today sentenced a police officer to death by hanging after finding him guilty of killing demonstrators, in the first such sentence in two months of their protracted civil unrest. AFP reports that the Kut criminal Court sentences the police Major to be hanged and jailed another police lieutenant colonel for seven years imprisonment for the individual roles they played in the death of seven civilian protesters in the southern city on November 2, the judicial said.

Semi-Annual Gun Buyback Event To Hold In December – San Francisco Mayor

US & Canada News

The government of San Francisco has announced that the semi-annual gun buyback event will be held in December this year.

North American Countries and Mexico To Finalise Trade Agreement Deal

US & Canada News

The United States, Mexico and Canada will sign a deal finalizing their new trade agreement, capping more than two years of negotiations and paving the way to ratification.

U.S. Court Rules Banks Must Hand Over Trump Financial Records

US & Canada News

A U.S. Federal Appeal Court ruled on Wednesday that Deutsche Bank and Capital One must comply with House subpoena, which has demanded U.S. President Donald Trump’s financial records.

Six Dead, Many Injured After New Zealand Volcano Eruption

Europe News

At least six people were reported dead, thirty injured and several left stranded after White Island volcano erupted unexpectedly on Monday, Reuters report.

Finnish 34 Year Old Sanna Marin Set To Become World Youngest PM

Europe News

Finland's 34-year-old transportation minister and lawmaker, Sanna Marin is set to become the world’s youngest sitting prime minister and Finlands third female government leader when she is sworn in this week.

Terror Scare : Police Shoot Man Dead on London Bridge

Europe News

Parts of central London are on lockdown as Police shot a man suspected to be terrorist after several people were stabbed on London Bridge.