Tensions rise between Israel and Palestine after Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem

Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. Israel’s military said it hit weapons sites early on Saturday. Two people

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Mugabe critic acquitted of treason charges

Leading Zimbabwean opposition activist Pastor Evan Mawarire has been acquitted on charges of trying to overthrow Robert Mugabe’s former government. The organiser of last year’s #ThisFlag protests faced 20 years

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War crimes suspect takes poison in court

A war crimes appeal hearing in The Hague was cut short dramatically when one defendant drank what he said was poison upon hearing the verdict, BBC reports. Slobodan Praljak was

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New missiles can reach entire US – North Korea

North Korea on Wednesday said it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television said Pyongyang

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Four pupils commit suicide after teacher scolded them

Two teachers of a government school in Panapakkam in Vellore district of India have been suspended in connection with the suicide of four female students of the school. According to ZeeNews,

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AfDB plans 25m jobs for youths

The African Development Bank Group has announced plans to create 25 million jobs with the launch of the Presidential Youth Advisory Group. PYAG, launched on the sidelines of the 6th

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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa to be sworn-in on Friday

Zimbabwe’s ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as successor to Robert Mugabe at a ceremony on Friday, state media said Wednesday, a day after the 93-year-old’s resignation.

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Defiant Mugabe faces impeachment in days

The party of Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him. A Zanu-PF official said a motion to strip him of the presidency would be presented

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Stampede kills 15 in Morocco

At least 15 people have been killed and five others wounded in a stampede in Morocco while food aid was distributed. The incident occurred in the town of Sidi Boulaalam

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Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s election re-run, which was boycotted by the main opposition. Judges dismissed two petitions challenging the poll, opening the

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