North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park
North Korea threatened on Wednesday to "impose the death penalty" on the South's former president Park Geun-Hye over an alleged plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un.
Police among six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough disaster
Four former senior policemen were among six people charged Wednesday over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in England which killed 96 Liverpool football supporters.
Absence of prosecution counsel stalls trial of El-Zakzaky’s CSO
The absence of prosecution counsel on Wednesday stalled the trial of Haruna Abbas, Chief Security Officer to the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
US defence chief rebukes Putin for 'mischief'
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of making international "mischief" and said America's commitment to NATO remains unwavering.
North Korea conducts rocket engine test
North Korea recently tested a small rocket engine, a monitoring group said Wednesday, after a US official had reportedly suggested the test could be a step to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile.
UN chief restates support to FG over Boko Haram
The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
Federer poised for record Wimbledon triumph
Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semi-final defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favourite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament's oldest champion.
Brazil's president calls graft charge 'soap opera'
Brazil's President Michel Temer defiantly rejected a bribery charge against him as a "soap opera" on Tuesday, saying there is no proof and vowing to fight on.