Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday.Full Story
The European Union on Thursday urged member countries and businesses to "step up preparations" in case EU-British negotiations fail to produce a deal for Britain's exit from the bloc.
"Today's text calls on member states and private parties to step up preparations" for all outcomes by a March 30 deadline, the European Commission said.Full Story
President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.
His toughness with the longtime American foe in question, Trump said Wednesday he told the Russian president face-to-face during Monday's summit to stay out of America's elections "and that's the way it's going to be."Full Story
One of President Emmanuel Macron's top security officers was at the centre of a potentially damaging scandal for the French leader on Wednesday after being filmed hitting a protester.Full Story
Myanmar's military engaged in "extensive and systematic" preparations for a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, a rights group said Thursday, in a damning new report that it says justifies a genocide investigation.Full Story
Around 200 people protested outside the Russian parliament on Thursday ahead of a vote on a hugely unpopular government proposal to raise the pension age to 65 for men and 63 for women.Full Story
FBI director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that the US intelligence community stands by its view that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, despite Vladimir Putin's denial this week to President Donald Trump.Full Story
The chief of staff to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump asked for a meeting eight times during the U.N. General Assembly last year.Full Story
A U.S.-designated terrorist group has announced its support for Imran Khan and his party in nationwide elections on July 25, the latest controversial outfit to back the former cricket star's bid to lead the country.
The al-Qaida-linked Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) announced their support for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a Facebook post Tuesday along with a photo of the group’s leader posing with a PTI candidate.Full Story
Germany's government launched a renewed attempt Wednesday to declare three North African states and Georgia "safe countries of origin", which would raise the hurdles for asylum requests by its citizens.Full Story