FIFA gets 1st female secy gen


.. 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..

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By e news desk On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Obama to visit Hiroshima

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..

By e news desk On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Will not use nuclear arms unless threatened: N Korea

. 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..

By e news desk On Monday, May 9th, 2016

50 dead in Afghanistan crash

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..

By e news desk On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Truce takes hold in Aleppo

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..

By e news desk On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Cruz out, Trump towers

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..

By e news desk On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Violence rages in Syria

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..

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By e news desk On Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Twin car bombing in Syria ‘kills 46′

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..

By e news desk On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Turkish air strikes hit Kurdish camps in Iraq

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..

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By e news desk On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

China sends missiles to disputed island

Taiwan defence ministry spokesman Major General David Lo told Reuters on Wednesday the missile batteries had been set up on Woody Island. The island is part of the Paracels chain, under Chinese control for more Read More..