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Syria: US Secretary Of State, John Kerry Threatens End To Peace Talks With Russia

United States (US) Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – US Secretary of State Mr. John Kerry has warned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Washington will end Syria peace talks until Moscow stops the Aleppo bombing. In a phone conversation with Sergei Lavrov, Mr. Kerry said the US held Russia responsible for the use of incendiary and bunker bombs […]

Former Israeli’s PM Shimon Peres Dies At 93


– Obama, Pope Attend Funeral Friday BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Israeli’s Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, has died at the age of 93. Mr. Peres suffered stroke two weeks ago, but his condition had improved before a sudden deterioration Tuesday. The former PM died in a hospital, near Tel Aviv early Wednesday, […]

France 2017: French Economy Minister Resigns To Contest Election


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The French Economy Minister Mr. Emmanuel Macron has resigned his appointment in preparation for his contest for the Presidency in the next year’s election. The young former investment banker has been considered a controversial personality in the Socialist President Francois Hollande’s administration. Marcon 38, has once questioned France’s 35-hour working […]

Italy’s Quake: PM Declares State Of Emergency In Affected Regions


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As another tremor struck early Friday, Italy has declared a state of emergency in the worst hit regions by Wednesday’s earthquake in the central Italy. The declaration came amid hopes of finding more survivors deemed, thus death likelihood of death toll to rise. The Friday’s tremor was measured 4.7. Prime […]

6 Killed; Several Injured In Terrorist Attack At Munich Shopping Mall


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than six people were killed, while several others were injured, Friday after a shooting suspected to be masterminded by terrorists at the Olympia Mall in Munich. The city Police have also confirmed that the perpetrators of the shooting were on the run. Residents have been advised to avoid […]

Labour’s Sadiq Khan Elected London Mayor


LONDON – Sadiq Khan has been elected the new Mayor of London – boosting Labour after it slumped in Scotland’s elections. Mr Khan is the city’s first Muslim mayor, after beating Tory Zac Goldsmith by 1, 310,143 votes to 994,614. Mr Khan’s victory ends eight years of Conservative control of City Hall. The former Labour […]

Left-Wing Stalwarts Protest Against Ruling Party Conference In Germany

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Many left-wing demonstrators have attempted to stop a right-wing ruling party conference scheduled to hold in the city of Stuttgart, Germany. There is a plan by Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party to re-brand itself as openly anti-Islamic during the meeting. Already, AfD is planning to outlaw both wearing of burqa and construction of minarets in […]

BREAKING: Belgium Transport Minister Resigns Over Brussels Airport Terrorists Attack

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Belgium Transport Minister Jacqueline Galant has his resigned appointment, following mounting accusations that she ignored security lapses at the Brussels airport before the bloody attacks of March 22, in which over 30 people were killed. Since the sad event, opposition parties have since been calling for the Minister’s sack. In addition to the call, the […]

Coalition Declares Support For Brazilian President, Rousseff’s Impeachment

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Plot to impeach the embattled Brazilian President; Ms Dilma Rousseff deepens as two former coalition partners have declared they will vote for her removal from the office over claims that she allegedly manipulated government accounts. The President is being accused of juggling the treasury’s accounts to make her administration’s economic performance appear bouyant than it […]

Iceland PM Demands President To Sack Parliament Over Alleged Illegal Investments


The Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson has asked the President to dissolve the Parliament, due to allegation against him, of concealing millions of dollars investments in an offshore private firm. Pressure has continued to mount on Gunnlaugsson, following documents which have been made public, alleging that he and his wife owned offshore firm – Wintris. […]

French Justice Minister Resigns Over Terrorists’ Attacks


French Justice Minister, Ms. Christiane Taubira has resigned from office. Taubira’s resignation was made public, shortly before plans to strip people convicted of terrorism against the citizenship go before parliament. It would be recalled 130 people were murdered in Paris in a terrorist attack Friday, November 13, 2015. In a tweet by the former Minister, […]

Terrorists Attack Jakarta, Indonesia; At Least 7 Dead


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Terrorists laid siege to the heart of Indonesia’s capital on Thursday with a four-hour gun and bomb assault that left seven people dead and 10 others wounded, officials said. Several attackers waged armed battles with police around a busy shopping and movie theater complex in downtown Jakarta and there were […]

10 Killed, 15 Injured In a Fresh Bomb Explosion In Turkey  


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 10 people, including foreigners, Tuesday were killed, while about 15 were injured in an explosion which rocked tourist area of Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish officials confirmed that a Syrian National carried out a suicide bomb attack in the Sultan Ahmet district, near the city’s famous Blue Mosque. President […]

World News – Migrant crisis: Sweden Introduces Tighter Border Controls


Sweden has introduced identity checks for travellers from Denmark in an attempt to reduce the number of migrants arriving in the country. All travellers wanting to cross the Oresund bridge by train or bus, or use ferry services, will be refused entry without the necessary documents. Rail commuters heading to Sweden will now have to […]

Three Weeks After, French Police Identifies Paris Third Attacker


The French Police authorities have identified the third Bataclan Paris, attacker, named Foued Mohamed-Aggad. Mohamed-Aggad, 23, from Strasbourg, just like the first and second attackers is of French National. He was identified late last week by police after his DNA was confirmed to match with members of his family, according to AFP. Two others who […]

Russia Announces Economic Sanctions Against Turkey


Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border. A decree signed by President Vladimir Putin covers imports from Turkey, the work of Turkish companies in Russia and any Turkish nationals working for Russian companies. The decree also calls for an end […]

Turkey Military Fires Russian Aircraft On Syria Border


Turkish Military has allegedly shot down a Russian Military aircraft on the Syrian border. Confirming the development, Russian Defence Ministry, said a Su-24 had crashed on Syrian territory after being fired from the ground. In contrast, the Turkish Military officials, in reply said the country’s F-16s shot down the plane after persistent warning to the […]

Paris Deadly Attacks, Assaults Leave About 120 Dead


France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 120 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris. Eighty people were reported killed after gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall and took hostages before security forces stormed the hall. People were shot dead at […]

Turkey Blast: Prime Minister Fingers ISIS As First Suspect; Activists, Media Differ


Turkey has named the notorious terrorist group, ISIS as the first suspect that responsible for the deadly bomb attack, last Saturday in Ankara, the country’s capital, which led to the killing of almost 100 people and several others injured. Turkish Prime Minister (PM) Ahmet Davutoglu Monday said despite that no group has claimed responsibility for […]

German Envoy Tasks International Community on Promotion of Human Rights

Ambassador of Germany to Nigeria, Michael Zenner

By Eric Ojo, Abuja BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nigeria, Michael Zenner has reiterated the need for the promotion of human rights in efforts aimed at advancing global peace, freedom and democracy.   Zenner said the promotion of human rights must be the supreme goal of policy makers worldwide, adding that […]

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