Gambia: Yahya Jammeh concedes Adama Barrow

Yahya Jammeh, the longtime president of The Gambia, has conceded defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, accepting that the people have “decided that I should take the back seat”. An estate agent who worked as […]

Aleppo battle: Rebels burn Syria evacuation buses

Several buses en route to evacuate the sick and injured from two government-held villages in Syria’s Idlib province have been burned by rebels. The initial plan to evacuate eastern Aleppo collapsed on Friday, leaving civilians […]

Evacuation of Syrians from east Aleppo resumes

The evacuation of Syrian civilians and fighters from eastern Aleppo under a complicated agreement has resumed, after the Security Council in New York City agreed on a draft resolution aimed at ensuring that UN officials […]

Muhammad Ali letter to Mandela sold

A signed letter from Muhammad Ali to Nelson Mandela offering his condolences on the death of an anti-apartheid leader has sold for £7,200. Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said: “It’s fair to say Mohammad Ali was the […]

Jordan: 5 dead as gunmen target police

Jordanian security forces say they have killed four gunmen after flushing them out of a historic hilltop castle in the city of Karak. The gunmen had fled to the castle after a shooting spree that […]

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen during clashes

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian teenager during a confrontation in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials said. Security officials said troops entered the village of Beit Rima, near Ramallah, after midnight on Sunday […]

Elite Istanbul high school bans Christmas

German teachers were on Sunday at one of Istanbul’s most elite public high schools, told for the first time, they could not mention the topic of Christmas inside their classrooms. There are 35 teachers in […]

Suicide bomber kills 42 soldiers in Yemen

Officials at a local hospital on Sunday said the death toll in a suicide attack targeting government soldiers in Yemen’s southern city of Aden has risen to 42.   The officials at the al-Jumhuri Hospital […]

Fourteen killed in accident

Officials said on Sunday that two separate traffic accidents have left 18 persons dead and dozens wounded in Western Afghanistan.   Fourteen were killed and 42 others were wounded when a bus travelling from western […]

Turkey Car Bomb: 13 Killed, 48 Injured

A car bomb attack in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri in Turkey killed 13 Turkish troops & injured 48 others on Saturday. The Turkish armed forces said that the bomb went off at 8.45 […]

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