Taliban condemns U.S. drone attack

The Taliban condemned the US drone strike against ISIL fighters following Thursday’s suicide attack outside Kabul airport, with a spokesman describing the operation as a “clear attack on Afghan territory”. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid [File: Rahmat Gul/AP Photo] Zabihullah Mujahid said the Taliban expected to take full control of Kabul airport very shortly, once US … Continue reading Taliban condemns U.S. drone attack

Official: Taliban to unveil new Afghan government framework

On Saturday, a Taliban official told Reuters on condition of anonymity that the group is aiming to unveil a new governing framework for Afghanistan in the next few weeks. People inspect a police vehicle which was hit by magnetic bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. The framework would not … Continue reading Official: Taliban to unveil new Afghan government framework

UK police identify gunman who killed 6, say shooting not linked to terrorism

UK Police have been giving more details of the shooting that left six people dead – including the gunman – in Plymouth, southwest England on Thursday evening. Shaun Sawyer, chief constable of Devon and Cornwall police, named the shooter as Jake Davison, aged 22. Photo by KoolShooters on Pexels.com "This was a truly shocking event and … Continue reading UK police identify gunman who killed 6, say shooting not linked to terrorism

Mexico sues US gun manufacturers and distributors

The Mexican government sued United States gun manufacturers and distributors Wednesday in US federal court, arguing that their negligent and illegal commercial practices have unleashed tremendous bloodshed in Mexico. Illustrative image shows man with a gun The unusual lawsuit was filed in US federal court in Boston. Among those being sued are some of the … Continue reading Mexico sues US gun manufacturers and distributors

Families of Beirut blast victims fight for justice

A year after the explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4, 2020, killing 218 people, injuring more than 7,000 and devastating much of the city, the Lebanese investigation into the blast has yielded no credible results. Families of the victims, some of whom are calling for an international investigation, talked to the media about their search … Continue reading Families of Beirut blast victims fight for justice

Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

A French court on Thursday sentenced a man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face this week to a prison term of 18 months, 14 of which were suspended. President of France Emanuel Macron (l) and president of the United States Donald Trump (r) are seen during the family photo opportunity at the … Continue reading Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

Fear of Nigeria’s unknown gunmen, is the beginning of wisdom

Kidnapping is on the increase in Nigeria, and fear of the unknown gunmen is the beginning of wisdom.: Please take note of the following measures!!! The only way to be your brother's keeper in Nigeria today, is by sharing any security tips that can be of help. We wish to share with you, some few … Continue reading Fear of Nigeria’s unknown gunmen, is the beginning of wisdom

Security measures you shouldn’t ignore in Nigeria

As the security situation in Nigeria worsens with increasing cases of kidnappings, wanton destruction of properties, and bloodshed, the security agencies have urged every citizen and foreign national to be vigilant as they go about their lawful activities. Here are some safety measures you shouldn't ignore in Nigeria: Be observant, watchful and always ensure that … Continue reading Security measures you shouldn’t ignore in Nigeria

‘You’re asking for war,’ Nigerian govt speaks on lawlessness in the country

The Federal Government yesterday declared that the killing of security operatives amounted to a declaration of war on the country. The government warned that “overwhelming force’ would be used against the perpetrators of such heinous crime. It reassured Nigerians that it was not “overwhelmed” by the worsening insecurity and called on the media to douse … Continue reading ‘You’re asking for war,’ Nigerian govt speaks on lawlessness in the country