North Korea ‘halts missile and nuclear tests’, says Kim Jong-un

North Korea ‘halts missile and nuclear tests’, says Kim Jong-un

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Jong-Un says there is no need for further missile tests North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he has suspended all missile tests and will shut down a nuclear test site. “From 21 April, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” the country’s state […]

Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform

Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform

Media captionThe protest against pension changes have escalated over the past three days Ten people have been killed in Nicaragua in three days of clashes between police and opponents of changes to the pension system, officials say. Vice-President Rosario Murillo blamed the violence on “vampires”, but said the government was open to dialogue. It is […]

Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation

Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Marsican bear is a critically endangered subspecies of the brown bear A national park in central Italy is investigating the death of a rare brown bear during an operation to capture it. Biologists at the park in the Apennine mountains had trapped the animal to fit him with a […]

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]

Zimbabwe parliament summons Robert Mugabe over diamond theft claim

Zimbabwe parliament summons Robert Mugabe over diamond theft claim

Image copyright AFP Image caption If Robert Mugabe goes before the committee, it would be his first public appearance since his resignation Zimbabwe’s parliament has summoned former President Robert Mugabe to give evidence about a claim he made about huge-scale diamond theft. Mr Mugabe accused foreign mining firms of “swindling” and “smuggling” in an interview […]

Algerian woman denied French citizenship over handshake

Algerian woman denied French citizenship over handshake

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Emmanuel Macron during a citizenship ceremony in Orleans in 2017 A French appeals court has upheld a ruling denying an Algerian woman citizenship after she refused to shake the hand of a senior official. The woman, who has not been named, said her “religious beliefs” prevented her from shaking […]

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

Image copyright Chase Walker/Civitas Maxima Image caption A sketch of “Jungle Jabbah”, whose conviction has been lauded as a milestone for global justice A Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for lying about his role in his country’s civil war. Mohammed Jabbateh was found […]