Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord ‘Otoniel’ captured

Security forces in Colombia have captured Dairo Antonio Usuga, the country’s most-wanted drug trafficker. Better known as Otoniel, the leader of the Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia or the Gulf Clan,…

US kills senior al-Qaeda leader in Syria with drone strike

The US military has killed senior al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar in a drone strike in Syria, a US Central Command spokesman said. “The removal of this al-Qaeda senior leader…

Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western envoys

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to expel the US, German and eight other Western ambassadors after they issued a rare joint statement in support of a jailed…

Man charged with murder of UK MP David Amess

A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder after British MP David Amess was stabbed to death last week, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Thursday. Ali Harbi Ali, who…

Trump set to launch new social media platform, ‘TRUTH Social’

Former President of the United States, Donald Trump, has revealed plans to launch a new social media platform, called ‘TRUTH Social’. This was made known in a statement on Wednesday…

COVID-19: The Queen told to rest after cancelling Northern Ireland visit on doctors’ orders

The Queen is resting at Windsor Castle after cancelling a planned visit to Northern Ireland on the advice of her doctors. The Queen had “reluctantly accepted medical advice” to rest…

US set to vaccinate kids aged 5-11 against Covid from November

The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the…

French far-right presidential hopeful points gun at journalists

French far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour pointed a sniper’s rifle at journalists at an arms fair on Wednesday, a stunt that reinforced his anti-media populist credentials but that drew condemnation…

Pakistani-American ‘raped, beheaded’ former ambassador’s daughter

A Pakistani-American man accused of raping and beheading his girlfriend, the daughter of a former ambassador, went on trial Wednesday in the capital Islamabad. The brutal murder of Noor Mukadam,…

Ten Years After Gaddafi’s Death, Libya Still Struggling

Muammar Gaddafi (7 June 1942 -20 October 2011) was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He became the de facto leader of Libya on 1 September 1969 after leading…