Nigeria military accused of killing at least 150 pro-Biafra protesters

Nigeria military accused of killing at least 150 pro-Biafra protesters

Nigeria’s military has killed at least 150 peaceful protesters in a “chilling campaign” to repress renewed demands to create a breakaway state of Biafra in the southeast, Amnesty International said Thursday. The military denied any “killing of defenseless agitators.” Security forces have “exercised maximum restraint” in response to violent protesters who in May killed five […]

Brother of Pakistani model confesses to killing her for ‘family honour’

Brother of Pakistani model confesses to killing her for ‘family honour’

The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for “family honor” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by posting pictures online taken with a prominent Muslim cleric. She was found dead on Saturday […]

Brother of Pakistani model confesses to killing her for ‘family honour’

Brother of Pakistani model confesses to killing her for ‘family honour’

  The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for “family honor” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by posting pictures online taken with a prominent Muslim cleric. She was found dead on […]

Obama slams Trump over Muslim ban

Obama slams Trump over Muslim ban

  Democratic President Barack Obama denounced Donald Trump for his proposed US ban on Muslim immigrants on Tuesday, joining Hillary Clinton in portraying the Republican presidential candidate as unfit for the White House. Clearly annoyed, Obama responded to Trump’s proposed suspension of immigration from countries with a “history of terrorism” after Sunday’s killing of 49 […]