September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

24 dead in Ecuador prison riot

At least 24 prisoners were killed in a battle between inmates equipped with firearms and grenades at a prison in Guayaquil, Ecuador, officials said Tuesday.

September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

Tunisia FM tells UN emergency measures aim to ensure ‘democracy’

Recent emergency measures strengthening the powers of Tunisian President Kais Saied were aimed at ensuring “an authentic and peaceful democracy” in the country, its foreign minister told world...

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Oldest bone tools for clothesmaking found

Archaeologists in Morocco have identified clothesmaking tools fashioned from bone dating back 120,000 years, the oldest ever found, one of the researchers said.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Australian PM refuses to commit to phasing out fossil fuels

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison refused to commit to phasing out fossil fuels as a major climate conference approaches, while his deputy doubled down on opposing targets for net zero...

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Suicide car bomb in Somali capital kills at least 7

A suicide car bomb killed at least seven people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president's residence, an official said.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Congolese reporter charged over UN experts’ murder

A Congolese journalist suspected of having information about the 2017 killing of two UN experts in central Democratic Republic of Congo was charged on Wednesday, the military prosecutor’s office said.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Tunisia’s Saied issues decree strengthening presidential powers

Tunisian President Kais Saied took exceptional measures on Wednesday that strengthen the powers of his office at the expense of the government and parliament, which he will effectively replace with...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes southeast Australia

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country's biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country's...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Trudeau wins third term, claims 'clear mandate'

Canadians gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party a victory in Monday’s parliamentary elections, but his gamble to win a majority of seats failed and nearly mirrored the result of two...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Gunmen kill police inspector in southeast Nigeria

Gunmen have killed a police inspector in southeast Nigeria, police said yesterday, the latest attack in the restive region where dozens of officers have died this year.