. The 52-year-old, currently the UN Development Programme Resident Representative in Nigeria, will be responsible for the day-to-day running of FIFA which has been battered by corruption scandals over the past few years. Her appointment was announced on Friday at FIFA’s Congress by president Gianni Infantino, elected in February to lead the soccer Read More..
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize early in his presidency in 2009 in part for his commitment to nuclear nonproliferation, Obama on May 27 will tour the site of the world’s first nuclear bombing with Japan’s Read More..
The North will faithfully fulfil its obligation for nuclear non-proliferation and strive for ending nuclear build-up in the world, Kim said in a report to a congress of its ruling Workers’ Party (WPK), which Read More..
Jawid Salangi, a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni said two buses, carrying some 125 passengers from Kabul to Kandahar in southern Afghanistan crashed into the tanker, which was travelling in the opposite direction, Read More..
Syrian state media said the army would abide by a “regime of calm” in the city that came into effect at 1 a.m. (2200 GMT on Wednesday) for 48 hours. But the army again blamed Islamist insurgents Read More..
The New York billionaire, who has never held public office, had repeatedly defied pundits’ predictions that his campaign would implode. He prevailed despite making outrageous statements along the way that Read More..
Meanwhile, violence continued to rage in Syria. Multiple bomb blasts in a southern district of Damascus killed at least 87 people on Sunday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, and twin Read More..
At least 100 others were wounded by the explosions in the city center’s Zahra district, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Footage from pro-Damascus television channels showed charred Read More..
A car laden with explosives detonated next to the military buses as they waited at traffic lights near Turkey’s armed forces’ headquarters, parliament and government buildings in the administrative Read More..