The former President of the State union of Serbia and Montenegro, Svetozar Marović, signed a plea agreement with the prosecution, accepting the sentence of 22 months in prison.
Britain’s new foreign secretary confirmed on Monday that the government will continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, despite allegations that they are being used to commit war crimes in the offense against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Ahmed Salkida, a journalist who shared Boko Haram’s recent video, was arrested on the evening of Monday, September 5th, upon arrival at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, the country’s political capital.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber hit the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan, killing 24 and wounding 80 others; the twin bombing took place when the employees and officials of the ministry were leaving.
LAGOS, Nigeria — One of Nigeria’s intelligence-gathering agencies, the Department of State Services (DSS), announced the apprehension of two Boko Haram members on Sunday. Boko Haram: the marauding sect terrorizing northern Nigeria since launching an Islamization agenda against the state half a decade ago.
Binali Yildirim, the Prime Minister of Turkey, said that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) wasted an opportunity for a re-launch of the peace talks with Ankara by continuing their attacks against Turkey.
Today, September 3, Turkish military units crossed the border into Syria, opening a new front against ISIS with tanks entering the Syrian town of al-Rai.
Shehu Sani, the Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs in Nigeria, released a statement expressing a renewed commitment to an end to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
A commentary by Adedayo Osho
Fabricated, manufactured, and false accusations against rival candidates is a common feature in the Nigerian election campaigns. These occurrences are borne out of politicians’ immaturity and the low political orientation of the Nigerian citizenry.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Taliban attack on a district court in Mardan killed 13 and wounded 50 others; the attack was made through a suicide bomber, and responsibility has been claimed by the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan Jamat ul Ahrar.