The largest naval public spending project in Australian history, worth some AU$50 billion ($38.5bn), has been awarded to a French company which will build 12 subs to replace and double the size of the Royal Australian Navy’s currently outdated submarine … Read the rest
A cellphone video has surfaced showing Canadian PM Justin Trudeau praying with Muslims in 2013. During the Ramadan celebration he also wore Muslim dress and stated: “For me, this moment of Ramadan is a time to reflect on the values … Read the rest
The Zambian government has impounded 32 trucks and detained their crews in the western town of Kafue for trying to smuggle the maize into Zimbabwe.
In mid-February, the Zambian government banned the export and restricted internal trading in maize and … Read the rest
Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade.
For eight years, Sepúlveda, now 31, says he traveled the continent rigging major political campaigns.
Sepúlveda is Colombian, bricklike, with a shaved head, goatee, and a tattoo of a … Read the rest
Saudi law makers could impose the death penalty on gay people who show their sexuality in public and on social media, according to reports.
The government in the Sunni Kingdom is reportedly demanding tougher punishments on those found guilty and … Read the rest
Britain has rejected Argentine claims to the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands following a UN commission ruling that extended the South American nation’s maritime territory by 35 percent.
Downing Street dismissed the move as “not legally binding,” insisting the UN … Read the rest
A spokesman for Egypt’s Civil Aviation Ministry Ehab Raslan doubts whether a reported suicide hijackerd aboard an internal flight between Cairo and Alexandria had any explosives.
“I doubt that he had explosives because security has been heightened across all Egyptian … Read the rest
Residents of Syria’s biggest industrial center — Adra (Damascus Province) — are returning to their houses, recaptured from terrorists, the city’s Mayor Jasim Mohammed al-Mahmoud told reporters on Friday.
Before the war, Adra was Syria’s biggest industrial city, where at … Read the rest
The Zika virus is harmless but since late December the media has created a panic about it.
The campaign is ongoing. The New York Times alone has mentioned Zika in more than 250 stories since late December.
The virus is … Read the rest
A gang from Malawi reportedly burned seven men to death for allegedly possessing human bones intended for use in witchcraft.
The incensed mob in the Nsanje district of Malawi are said to have attacked the suspects then set them on … Read the rest
For all the conflicts in the world in which Washington is at odds with Moscow, the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan has been one area where the Obama administration’s interests and Russia’s concerns coincide.
Disputes over the wars in Ukraine … Read the rest
Russia warned on Thursday that a “new world war” could start in Syria as Persian Gulf countries are saying they will send ground troops into the region, The Daily Telegraph reports.
Both Russia and the United States called for a … Read the rest
Hyderabad, India: Within days of a barbaric assault on a Tanzanian student in Bangalore, a 26-year-old Nigerian national was allegedly beaten up by a mob in the upmarket Banjara Hills here on Thursday night.
While Nigerian citizen Orolabe Ibidola lodged … Read the rest