Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has hailed US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Netanyahu pledged no change to the status quo at Jerusalem’s highly sensitive holy sites in the city sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.
US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said.He is due to announce the controversial decision in a speech later.Mr Trump is also expected to approve moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but not for several years.
Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 155 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported. A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on the worshippers gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials said.
Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to be sworn in as president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe’s closest allies, will take the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare before thousands of supporters, dignitaries and foreign diplomats.
Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has agreed to stand down after 37 years in power, CNN reported on Monday, after he avoided any mention of resignation in a rambling national address on Sunday night.
FILE - In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.
At least two people were shot dead in Nairobi as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga who had gathered to welcome him from a trip overseas. Police fired tear gas at a convoy carrying Odinga from Jomo Kenyatta international airport and used water cannon as they tried to stop it reaching the capital’s main business district.
Zimbabwe is currently heating,there has been a coup d’etat by the military.President Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since 1980, is in custody. The military however guarantees his safety, including that of his family. On the evening of Tuesday, 14 November 2017, elements of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces gathered around Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe and seized control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and other areas of the city.
Theresa May has launched her strongest attack on Russia yet, accusing Moscow of meddling in elections and carrying out cyber espionage.Addressing leading business figures at a banquet in London, the prime minister said Vladimir Putin’s government was trying to “undermine free societies”.
Italian prosecutors have commenced investigations into the deaths of 26 Nigerian women whose bodies were recovered at sea, BBC has reported.The victims, who are mostly teenagers, aged 14-18, are believed to have been sexually abused and murdered as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean sea.