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Brazilian president to undergo new health tests

Brazilian president to undergo new health tests Handout picture released by the Brazilian Presidency showing Brazil’s President Michel Temer speaking during a ceremony in commemoration of the World Environment Day, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 5, 2017. President Michel Temer and Brazil’s chief prosecutor were in …

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Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule

Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule PHOTO:AFP Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign to promote a referendum to change the constitution, a move that could see him rule until 2034. “It’s the day you’ve been waiting for,” Nkurunziza told a crowd of thousands of farmers in the …

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Strikes kill 30 in rebel-run Yemen prison

Strikes kill 30 in rebel-run Yemen prison Yemenis check the site of air strikes at a Huthi-run detention centre in the capital Sanaa on December 13, 2017.Saudi-led air strikes on a prison camp run by the Huthi rebels in Yemen killed 12 people and wounded 80, the rebels’ Al-Masirah TV …

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South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report (FILES) This file photo taken on May 14, 2017 shows South African President and ruling party African National Congress President Jacob Zuma delivering a speech during an inter-faith prayer held to pray for him in Durban, South Africa. South Africa’s ruling …

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Wanted Sudan leader Bashir attends Turkey’s Islamic summit

Wanted Sudan leader Bashir attends Turkey’s Islamic summit This handout photo taken and released by the Turkish Presidential Press Service on December 13, 2017 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) welcoming Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir upon his arrival to an Extraordinary Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) …

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Trump: ‘I was right’ Moore could not win Alabama race

Trump: ‘I was right’ Moore could not win Alabama race MONTGOMERY, AL – DECEMBER 12: Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore waits to be introduced to speak about the race against his Democratic opponent Doug Jones is too close and there will be a recount during his election night party in …

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German chancellor, centre-left in talks to break stalemate

German chancellor, centre-left in talks to break stalemate German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures at the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin on December 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Social Democrat leaders on Wednesday, in a new bid to end a political …

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US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal

US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal This December 12, 2017 picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 13, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un attending the 8th Conference of Munitions Industry in Pyongyang. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA …

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Deadly explosion at major European gas hub in Austria

Deadly explosion at major European gas hub in Austria This picture taken on December 12, 2017 shows Austria’s main gas pipeline hub at Baumgarten, Eastern Vienna, where an explosion rocked the site. The Kronen-Zeitung daily reported on its website that 60 people were hurt and that several fire brigades from …

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Tillerson: My failure if US resorts to force on North Korea

Tillerson: My failure if US resorts to force on North Korea US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed confidence Tuesday that Washington is doing all it can to force North Korea to negotiate its nuclear disarmament. And he added that …

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