Baby buried alive by Indian parents who thought she was...

(Mirror) A baby was buried alive by her parents because they thought she was possessed.  The 20-day-old infant was left for dead in temperatures of just 3C in Shahjahanpur, northern India. She was underground for around three hours when her wails alerted passers-by. Locals quickly dug her out and rushed her to a government-run hospital where…

BREAKING: 27 Soldiers Arrested In Venezuela After Call To Disavow...

FILE: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks before the Constituent Assembly to announce measures to alleviate the serious economic crisis, at the Federal Legislative Palace in Caracas on January 14, 2019. Maduro began a new term on January 10 with the economy in ruins and his regime more isolated than ever as regional leaders declared his…

Son Of Brazilian President Bolsonaro Embroiled In Scandal…

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pictured during the signing of an agreement with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri (out of frame) at Planalto Palace in Brasilia. VARISTO SA / AFP   As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Switzerland on Monday on his first trip abroad, to attend Davos, he is leaving behind a suspicious payments…

British PM To Unveil New Brexit Strategy…

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answer questions about her Brexit agenda by British MP’s at a Parliamentary liaison committee meeting on November 29, 2018 in London. PRU / AFP   British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her Brexit “Plan B” to parliament on Monday after MPs shredded her EU divorce deal, deepening the political gridlock…

Oil dips on weak economic outlook…

Oil prices dipped on Monday, weighed down by expectations that China will report its weakest economic growth in almost three decades amid waning domestic demand and painful U.S. tariffs. Still, analysts expect oil prices to be relatively well supported this year by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and…

Lebanon Calls For Return Of Syria Refugees At Arab Summit…

Rain floods the grounds of an informal tent settlement housing Syrian refugees following winter storms in the area of Delhamiyeh, in the central Bekaa Valley. 340,000 Syrian refugees living in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley./ AFP   Lebanon urged world powers to step up efforts for Syrian refugees to return home regardless of a political solution to…

Police Fire Tear Gas As Greeks Protest Against Macedonia Name...

Protesters clash with police officers during a demonstration against the agreement reached by Greece and Macedonia / Reuters   Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest ahead of next week’s parliamentary vote to ratify a naming deal with Macedonia. Central…

Congo top court declares Tshisekedi presidential-elect…

Congo’s constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s presidential election win on Sunday, dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who rejected the court’s decision and declared himself president. Second-placed Martin Fayulu accused Tshisekedi and the ruling party of stitching up the result. His move that risks stoking further unrest over the bitterly disputed poll. Tshisekedi’s supporters…

Felix Tshisekedi confirmed as DR Congo President by Court…

DR Congo’s top court on Sunday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal challenge by the runner-up. Announcing the final results of the much-delayed poll, the Constitutional Court said Tshisekedi had won by a simple majority, paving the way for him to take over from longterm…

U.S military says airstrike killed 52 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia…

NAN The US military said it launched an airstrike on al-Shabaab militants on Saturday in response to their attack on a Somali military base. The U.S. Africa Command said 52 al-Shabaab fighters were killed in the strike and no civilians were harmed. The militants launched an attack on Bar-Sanguni base early Saturday, according to the Somali…

Madagascar’s New President Vows To Fight Corruption…

Madagascar President, Andry Rajoelina.                                                    Credit: @AfricanCurators   Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina used his inauguration speech on Saturday to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are…

Macron’s Debate Put To Test As ‘Yellow Vests’ Stage 10th...

France’s president Emmanuel Macron/ AFP   France’s “yellow vests” took to the streets on Saturday for a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests, despite attempts by President Emmanuel Macron to channel their anger into a series of town hall debates. In Paris, several thousand people, many waving placards calling for Macron to resign or condemning…