Suspected Boko Haram fighters killed at least 34 and injured several others in attacks on villages near Chibok and Konduga in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state earlier this week, according to residents and local officials.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Nigel Farage has promised to use money saved by quitting the EU to inject extra cash into the NHS as he sought to limit the damage caused by a Ukip MEP defecting to the Tories.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Senior Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir has defected to the Tories – but Nigel Farage’s party said it had suspended him over “extremely serious” issues.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
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Sun, 17 Aug, 2014
MSNBC TV host Martin Bashir resigned from the network today, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on the air about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
South Sudan's president has today vowed that the nation will not withdraw its troops that this week entered a disputed border region with Sudan.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2012
At least 32 people have died in a suicide car bomb attack near a funeral procession in Baghdad.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2012
Sudan’s president declared a state of emergency in a state near the southern border with Ethiopia after clashes broke out between armed forces and a rebel group.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time today, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens and dozens of international dignitaries swarmed the new country capital of Juba to celebrate the country’s birth.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor has urged Muammar Gaddafi’s own aides to turn him over for trial on murder charges – or risk prosecution themselves.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
THE Indonesian Muslim cleric known as spiritual leader of the militants who carried out the 2002 Bali bombings has been jailed for 15 years for his support of a terror training camp.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
The Indonesian Muslim cleric known as spiritual leader of the militants who carried out the 2002 Bali bombings has been jailed for 15 years for his support of a terror training camp.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
SUDAN’S president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has agreed to pull northern troops out of the disputed Abyei border region before the south secedes on July 9, diplomats said.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
Osama bin Laden was a “warrior” who will be rewarded in heaven for the “great sacrifices” he made for Islam, Indonesia’s best-known radical cleric said today.
Mon, 09 May, 2011
THE US has no “definitive evidence” that Pakistan knew Osama bin Laden was living in the compound where a Navy SEALs assault team killed him, but the country must now show convincingly its commitment to defeating the al- Qaida terrorist network, a senior Pentagon official said yesterday.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
Pakistan has warned America of the "disastrous consequences" if it carries out any other unilateral raids against suspected terrorists in its country.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
Pakistan alerted the US to suspicions about Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad as far back as 2009, the country’s Foreign Secretary revealed today.
Wed, 04 May, 2011
Indonesia’s best-known radical Islamic cleric today denied charges he helped set up a new terrorist cell and training camp that allegedly was preparing a series of high-profile assassinations and attacks on Western hotels and embassies.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2011
INDONESIA’S anti-terrorism unit arrested a radical Islamist cleric yesterday for alleged ties to an al-Qaida affiliated cell accused of plotting high-profile assassinations and Mumbai-style attacks targeting foreigners in the capital.
Tue, 10 Aug, 2010
Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, once imprisoned for his links to the terror group behind the Bali bombings, was arrested today for alleged involvement with a new militant network.
Mon, 09 Aug, 2010
India and Pakistan held wide-ranging discussions today about terrorism, Kashmir and other disputes in the first talks between them since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
India and Pakistan held high-level peace talks today for the first time since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks in an attempt to reduce tension between them.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
A top adviser to Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir said the man wanted for war crimes in Darfur would never surrender to the International Criminal Court.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
CONTROL of the Chad peacekeeping mission involving Irish troops was yesterday handed over to the United Nations amid growing fears of more rebel violence and a possible influx of refugees fleeing neighbouring Darfur.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2009
The Irish commander of the EU peace enforcement mission to Chad today warned the troubled African region could face a worsening humanitarian situation.
Sun, 01 Mar, 2009
IN the late 1980s and early 1990s, Michael Jackson was the undisputed King of Pop, and probably the most famous man in the world.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2008
Indonesia increased security today after three Islamic militants were executed for the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people
Sun, 09 Nov, 2008
Three Islamic militants executed for the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, many of them foreign tourists, were buried today before hundreds of emotional supporters. Some shouted “God is great!” and called the men holy warriors.
Sun, 09 Nov, 2008
TV INTERVIEWER Martin Bashir apologised after he had a “moment of stupidity” and made a “tasteless” comment about Asian women, it emerged yesterday.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2008
THE African Union will ask the UN Security Council to suspend action for a year on an indictment of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Darfur genocide charges, Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister said last night.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
THOUSANDS of protesters chanting “Down, Down USA!” rallied in Khartoum yesterday after reports that the International Criminal Court (ICC) may seek the arrest of Sudan’s president for alleged war crimes.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
Four foreigners, including two with British passports, were killed when heavily armed Islamic militants seized a central Somali town, witnesses and police said today.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2008
MORE than 70,000 members of a hardline group held a rally in Indonesia that heard calls for a caliphate — a single Muslim government across the Islamic world.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
US president George Bush will impose new economic sanctions against Sudan and call for a United Nations resolution to make the country stop stalling international efforts to halt the bloodshed in Darfur, top administration officials said today.
Tue, 29 May, 2007
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today backed an initiative by Italy to push for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2007
Indonesia's Supreme Court today overturned the conviction that sent militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to jail for more than two years in connection with the 2002 Bali bombings.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2006
ALLEGED terror leader Abu Bakar Bashir said TV shows featuring scantily clad women were more harmful than the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people, the state news agency reported.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2006
Alleged terror leader Abu Bakar Bashir said TV shows featuring scantily clad women were more harmful than the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people, the state news agency reported.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2006
Tony Blair moved to ratchet up the pressure on Sudan today by appealing to EU leaders to demand a halt to the violence in Darfur.
Sun, 17 Sep, 2006
Actor George Clooney has told the UN’s most powerful body that if it does not send peacekeepers to Sudan’s Darfur region millions of people would die in what he called the first genocide of the 21st century.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2006
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan today said he hoped Sudan would "ultimately" accept a United Nations peacekeeping force for Darfur, despite president Omar al-Bashir’s continued opposition.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2006
Militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir lashed out at the US just hours after his release from jail today, as he headed to his home town to resume teaching at an Islamic school notorious for producing several deadly militants.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2006
Michael Jackson's former friend Uri Geller has attacked the pop superstar for lying about undergoing plastic surgery during his infamous TV interview with British journalist Martin Bashir.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2006