Peru’s former leader avoids arrest for corruption, commits suicide

Peru’s former president, Alan Garcia, died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home. According to a party official quoted by AFP, Police were about

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Finally, Sudanese Army removes Al-Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been removed from power and detained by the army. This was announced by Defence Minister Awad Ibnouf on state television on Thursday. “I announce as

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Trump orders sack of secret service chief

President Donald Trump has ordered the firing of the U.S. Secret Service Director, CNN reported on Monday. This is coming a day after the resignation of another top national security official, Homeland

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Second woman says ex-VP Biden touched her inappropriately

A Connecticut woman said Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 political fundraiser. Amy Lappos, 43, became the second person in three days to

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Pope preaches inter-religious dialogue, peace in Morocco

Pope Francis has joined Morocco’s King Mohammed VI in saying Jerusalem should be a “symbol of peaceful coexistence” for Christians, Jews and Muslims on the first day of a visit

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Finally, Algerian President Bouteflika resigns

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned, bowing to mass protest on Monday. He would give up his office before his designated end-of-term date on April 28. The decision came after

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You will never be a great man, Meghan McCain fires back at Trump

(CNN) – Meghan McCain on Monday continued her fierce pushback against President Donald Trump, who over the weekend revived his long-running feud with her father, the late Sen. John McCain.

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BREAKING: Ethiopian Airlines Nairobi flight crashes with 157 onboard

(Guardian UK) – An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, a spokesman for the airline has said. Flight ET

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‘More than 20’ trapped in SA mine

At least 22 people are trapped underground at a coal mine in South Africa following a gas explosion, local media report. Emergency staff were at the Gloria mine in Mpumalanga

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Kenyan forces kill all militants who stormed Nairobi hotel — President

Kenya’s President on Wednesday said security forces had killed all four militants who stormed an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi the previous day, in an attack that killed no fewer

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