Human Right Activist Bags Two-Year Jail Term ‘For Spreading Fake News’

A court in Egypt has given human rights activist Amal Fathy a two-year-suspended sentence and a fine for "spreading fake news".   She has been in detention since May after posting...

U.S, UK Pull Out of Saudi Event over Missing Journalist

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have pulled out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. It comes amid allegations the country was behind...

Indonesia earthquake: Hundreds dead in Palu quake and tsunami

More than 380 people have been confirmed dead after a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit an Indonesian city on Friday. Video on social media shows people screaming...

Brett Kavanaugh’s classmate says he lied about drinking

A Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says the judge lied under oath about his "heavy" drinking habits. Charles Ludington said that he was "deeply troubled" by the...

Press Freedom: 262 Journalists Jailed in 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists says no fewer than 262 journalists were jailed in 2017 for “doing their work”. The group said at an event on the sidelines of the...

Trump Attacks Iran Over Unrest in the Middle East

US President Donald Trump has attacked the Iranian leadership, accusing it of sowing "chaos, death and destruction" across the Middle East. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York,...

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee to Face FBI Inquiry

President Donald Trump has ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his nominee for the US Supreme Court. A Senate committee earlier voted to approve Brett Kavanaugh's nomination...

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U.S, UK Pull Out of Saudi Event over Missing Journalist

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have pulled out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. It comes amid...

BREXIT: EU Ready to Extend Transition Period

The European Union says it is ready to extend the post-Brexit transition period if the UK wants. EU Council president Donald Tusk spoke to journalists...

FG Harps on Increase in Revenue Generation

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has emphasised the need for the country to increase its revenue generation. Udoma made the...