Press Secretary Sarah Sanders leaving White House

By ABC News White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her post, President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday. "After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will...

Man, 22, is electrocuted to death while charging his phone in bed

A 22-year-old man has been electrocuted to death while charging his mobile phone in bed. The unnamed victim was alone at his apartment waiting on a visit from...

Islamic officials disguise themselves as waiters to catch Muslims who do not fast during...

Malaysian officials are disguising themselves as cooks and waiters to catch Muslims who don't fast during Ramadan. Thirty-two enforcement officers from a local council in the Muslim-majority country...

Taiwan legalises same sex marriage, first country in Asia

In what has been touted as the first in Asia, Taiwan’s parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to...

Marry Many Wives or Face Jail: Swaziland Govt Denies Rumour

Swaziland government has denounced rumour making the round that King Mswati III ordered the arrest of anybody that fails to marry more than one wife. In a statement...

INDIA: Woman sets herself on fire after being gang-raped

A traumatised woman set herself on fire after her father sold her for £100 to a 'keeper' who gang-raped her with his friends. The victim, who is in...

Iran Men Ordered not to Look at Women during Ramadan

By DailyMail Men in Iran have been ordered not to look at women during Ramadan as part of a crackdown on freedoms by the regime amid US sanctions...

Taiwan Protests Exclusion from WHO Annual Conference

Taiwan on Tuesday protested against not being invited to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference in Geneva this month following pressure from China. Taiwan, officially the Republic of...

US Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Organization

The United States on Monday designated Iran’s elite military force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a terrorist organization, ramping up already far-reaching attempts to undermine the Iranian...

HOMOSEXUALITY: Kenya Court Postpones Decision on Colonial-Era Laws

By AFP Kenya’s High Court on Friday postponed a much-anticipated ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, citing a heavy case load. “The files are above...

‘Belgium to Take in Ivory Coast Ex-President Gbagbo’

Belgium will take in former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo following a request from the International Criminal Court which freed him from detention earlier, Belgian News Agency...

KHASHOGGI KILLING: UN Investigator Meets Victim’s Fiancee

A UN expert investigating the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has met his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, in Turkey. Agnes Callamard, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary...

Gabon Soldiers Seize National Radio Station in Coup Attempt

Soldiers in Gabon have attempted a coup, announcing the establishment of a "restoration council" after taking over the national radio station. But the communications minister later on Monday...

Men Lashed 100 Times for Having Sex with Underage Girls

Two men caught having sex with underage girls were whipped 100 times each in Muslim-majority Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province on Wednesday, as one begged officials to stop...

Former Soldier Jailed for 5,160 Years over Massacre

A former soldier has been sentenced to more than 5,000 years in jail for his part in a massacre by the army in Guatemala. Santos Lopez Alonzo was...

Jamal Khashoggi: US ‘yet to conclude’ who was behind the murder

The US is yet to reach a final conclusion on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials say, despite reports the CIA believes it was ordered by...

White House Ordered to Restore CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Access

A judge in Washington DC has ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass after it was revoked by the US Secret Service. The...

Man Gets 14 Years in Prison for Chopping off Wife’s Hands

A Russian man, who chopped off both of his wife’s hands with an axe after accusing her of infidelity, was sentenced on Thursday to fourteen years in...

Nigeria Records over a Million Unwanted Pregnancies in 2018

The 2018 global family planning report revealed that Nigeria has recorded over 1.3 million unwanted pregnancies in 2018. The report, which was unveiled at the ongoing International Conference...

El Chapo trial begins in New York City

The trial of drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is starting in New York under intense security. Guzmán was arrested in January 2016 after escaping from prison through...

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