Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Latest collection of all newsworthy international events and happenings.

Supreme Court To Rule On Johnson’s Suspension Of UK Parliament
Police Fire Bullets At Hong Kong Protesters
Hong Kong: 1,556 Arrested As Violence Continues
Donald Trump Makes Surprise Appearance At UN Climate Summit
Donald Trump Makes Surprise Appearance At UN Climate Summit
Benue: Tribunal Sacks Deputy Speaker Adaji
Top South African Court Proscribes Corporal Punishment For Children
Corporal punishment is unconstitutional in South Africa, the country’s top court ruled on Wednesday, in a case involving a 13-year-old boy who was slapped by his father.
12-Year-Old Nigerian Artist, Waris Kareem To Meet Taiwanese President
12-Year-Old Nigerian Artist Waris Kareem To Meet Taiwanese President
Twelve-year-old Nigerian artist, Waris Kareem, has emerged the recipient of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award for 2019.
Saudi Arabia Promises Concrete Proof Iran Behind Oil Attack
Saudi Arabia Promises Concrete Proof Iran Behind Oil Attack
Saudi Arabia said it would produce evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes...
29 Bodies Found In Plastic Bags In Mexico
Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom of a well outside the western city of Guadalajara, officials said Tuesday.
Country Unprotected Due To Lack Of Funds, Says Austrian Defence Chief
Austria Defence Minister, Thomas Starlinger, on Tuesday, disclosed that the armed forces are so severely underfunded that they can no longer protect the population in case of a serious emergency in the country.
Hong Kong Leader Set To Hold Dialogue To Ease Tensions
Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam said she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, Concise News reports.
China Condemns U.S. ‘Rumours’ About Huawei’s Ties To Beijing
China’s Outbound Investment Up 2.7% In Jan, Aug
China’s non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) on Tuesday maintained steady growth in the first eight months of the year.
Trump Fingers Iran Over Attack On Saudi Oil Refinery Plants
US President Donald Trump declared on Monday that Tehran was likely behind strikes on Saudi oil facilities, but that he wanted to be sure and he hoped to “avoid” war.
Saudi Arabia Battles Market Jitters After Oil Plant Attacks
Saudi energy giant Aramco is battling to reassure markets after devastating attacks on two oil plants, Concise News reports.
Boris Johnson Cancels Brexit Conference After Being Booed
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was forced to cancel a press conference with the prime minister of Luxembourg, after being met with loud boos from protestors, Concise News reports.
Tanzanian PM Orders Suspended Officials To Return Embezzled Money
Tanzanian Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, on Sunday suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over embezzlement of 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings
Xenophobia: South Africa President Cancels Plan To Attend UN Meeting
Xenophobia: South African President Booed At Mugabe’s Funeral (video)
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa was booed on Saturday while addressing mourners at Robert Mugabe’s funeral in Zimbabwe.
South African President Reacts To Xenophobic Attack On Nigerians
Xenophobia: South Africa President Sends Message To Nigeria, Six Other Countries
South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent an envoy to seven Africa countries including Nigeria to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, Concise News reports.
Just In: Explosion Rocks NNPC Crude Trunkline In Delta
Three Killed In Southern Somalia Explosion
At least three persons, including a local government official, were killed on Saturday in a roadside blast along the road linking Bal’ad and Jowhar towns
Change In Plans Regarding Mugabe's Burial
Change In Plans Regarding Mugabe’s Burial
A burial for Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, will be held at the National Heroes Acre sometime in October, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday.
Mother of two ties knot with tree (source: Dailymail UK)
Mother Of Two Marries Tree (Photos)
A mother of two and activist, Kate Cunningham has got married to tree in the presence of her friends and family, Concise News understands.
Pope To Visit Thailand, Japan In November
Pope To Visit Thailand, Japan In November
Pope Francis will travel to Thailand in November, the Vatican said Friday, in a visit to Asia that will extend to Japan and the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which were both decimated by atomic bombs in 1945.
Why Mugabe Will Not Be Given State Burial
The rift between ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s family and the government has overshadowed arrangements for Zimbabweans to pay their respects to the late leader.
New Zealand PM, Jacinda Ardern Gets Standing Ovation At Christchurch Memorial (BBC)
New Zealand Introduces New Legislation For Gun Ownership
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has banned military-style semi-automatic rifles following the shootings in March but said further restrictions were needed to target the black market.
Tokyo Tests Artificial Snow To Beat Heat
Artificial snow falls onto journalists seated in a stand during the Ready Steady Tokyo canoe sprint event, a test event ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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