Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Karachi attack: China consulate attack leaves four dead

Gunmen have killed at least four people in an attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. Gunshots were heard at about 09:30 local time (04:30 GMT) outside the consulate in...

Khashoggi killing: CIA did not blame Saudi crown prince, says Trump

US President Donald Trump has said the CIA did not conclude that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was killed on 2 October in the Saudi consulate...

Nissan sacks chairman over cash scandal

Carlos Ghosn has been ousted after nearly two decades at the helm of Japanese carmaker Nissan, following allegations of financial misconduct. He has been accused by Nissan of under-reporting his salary and using company assets...

Key Ethiopia opposition figure made poll chief

A former judge and leading opposition figure has been sworn in as the head of Ethiopia's electoral board. Birtukan Mideksa is the latest significant appointment of a woman to a key public office. Ms Birtukan returned...

Cameroon army frees kidnapped students

Cameroon's security forces have rescued kidnapped students and one teacher after a raid on a camp of separatist fighters in the South-West region. The group of nine, not 20 as first reported, was taken from...

Moroccan woman in UAE ‘killed lover and cooked him’

A Moroccan woman has been accused of killing her lover and serving up his remains to Pakistani workers in the United Arab Emirates, prosecutors say. The woman killed her boyfriend three months ago, they say,...

South Korean elected Interpol President

Interpol has elected South Korean Kim Jong-yang as its president, rejecting the controversial Russian frontrunner. Mr Kim was chosen by Interpol's 194 member states at a meeting of its annual congress in Dubai. He beat Russia's...

Gunmen in Kenya abduct Italian aid worker

A group of unidentified gunmen have abducted an Italian woman working for an aid organisation in south-east Kenya, police said on Wednesday. The men, reportedly armed with rifles, "fired indiscriminately" before taking the 23-year-old volunteer...

Trump asked to determine Saudi prince’s ‘role’ in Khashoggi murder

US President Donald Trump has been asked to ascertain whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Republican and Democratic leaders of the US Senate Foreign Relations...

Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of messages discussing official White House business last year, officials confirm. A review into her emails revealed she had used her private address to contact...

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