Libya

Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya’s hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis.<p>Members of the Tripoli bikers group pose for the camera at beach in Tripoli, Libya November 4, 2017. Picture taken November 4, 2017. …

North Africa

Woman charged with bizarrely stalking Tony Stewart, family over autograph snub

A Florida woman apparently angered that Tony Stewart wouldn't give her an autograph has been charged with stalking and harassing the former NASCAR …

Crime

France tells Libya to act over migrant 'crimes against humanity' | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France demanded on Wednesday an urgent U.N. Security Council session on human trafficking in Libya and raised the possibility of …

Jean-Yves Le Drian

France calls urgent UN meeting over Libya slavery

PARIS: France on Wednesday (Nov 22) called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council over slave-trading in Libya as President Emmanuel Macron …

Jean-Yves Le Drian

Mali blames West for chaos in Libya

The bombing campaign included French and British sorties that helped topple the dictatorship under Muammar Gaddafi.<p>Libya has since become the main …

European News

Cameroon migrants tell of Libya's slave market hell

World News

Mugabe - Zimbabwe's liberator and, for many, its oppressor

HARARE (Reuters) - When he came to power, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero in a nation that had endured nearly a century of white colonial rule.<p>FILE PHOTO - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addressing the inaugural session of the World Summit in Geneva, Switzerland …

Africa

Trump Expels Tens of Thousands of Haitians In Another Step Toward Ethnic Cleansing

By Deepak Bhargava and Kica Matos<p>In his continued attempt to purge our nation of immigrants of color, President Trump decided to expel up to 60,000 Haitians who fled a devastating earthquake in search of safety. Already this year he ended Temporary Protected Status, known as TPS, for those from …

Immigration

China rejects claims it had hand in efforts to oust Robert Mugabe

Beijing says suggestion it is meddling in Zimbabwe’s affairs is attempt to sully its reputation and derail China-Africa relations<p>Beijing has said speculation it had a hand in ongoing efforts to dethrone Robert Mugabe is an “evil” plot designed to sully its reputation and derail China-Africa …

Africa

Ivorian migrants confirm existence of Libya's migrant slave markets

Ivorian migrants returning from Lybian detention centres have confirmed the sale of slaves in the North African country.<p>A total of 155 returned to Abidjan on Monday night, each with a tale to tell.<p>Trying to make their way to a new life in Europe, they were often abused by smugglers and blocked by …

Burkina Faso

First ladies who live in the lap of luxury

As Robert Mugabe's reign over Zimbabwe draws to a close, attention has turned to the role his wife has played in his plunging popularity.<p>Grace Mugabe …

Grace Mugabe

Libya's parliament votes in favour of new UN road map

The Libyan parliament has voted in favour of a new United Nations action plan, which is aimed at giving new life to stalled political talks and …

News (Ireland)

Jordan: THINGS TO KNOW (1)

You will get the picture of how impatient I was to visit Jordan if I tell you that I was actually waiting for few years for the trip to take place. I …

Middle East

Morrissey rages at Merkel: 'I want Germany to be German'

The Smiths’ vocalist has long courted controversy, comparing the Queen to Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and repeatedly blasting Theresa May.<p>Now the …

Morrissey

Why won't Trump add 'world's biggest funder of terrorism' Saudi Arabia to the list?

President Donald Trump has designated nuclear-armed North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, a label that currently defines Iran, Sudan and …

Middle East

Robert Mugabe just latest chapter in Africa's brutal history of autocracy: How rulers cling to power

Where exactly did Africa get its 'Dark Continent' moniker? It's possibly got to do with the continent's mysterious nature, or its violent history of …

Africa

Libya ‘slavery market’ report draws outrage

<b>News of black men being put on sale at a Libyan “slave market” has drawn outrage from the African Union (AU) and triggered violent protests in …

Muammar Gaddafi

Hundreds flock to Libyan embassy in Paris condemning "slave market" as reported by CNN - Libyan Express - Libya News, Opinion, Analysis and Latest Updates from Libya

Carrying signs reading “No to slavery in Libya,” the demonstrators gathered in front of the Libyan Embassy on Saturday afternoon before marching …

Islamic State (ISIS)

America's F-35s are Preparing to Fight North Korea During a Nuclear War

With the United States and North Korea continuing their standoff over Pyongyang’s arsenal of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons program, the …

North Korea

Wait! There’s a coup on my stoep

Is the so-called “overthrow” of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe beginning to feel like the lamest coup in the history of the African continent?<p>One …

News (South Africa)

Draw for 2018 CHAN pits Nigeria against former winners Libya

<b>The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) was made in Rabat on Friday night, with Nigeria grouped alongside Libya - the only former winners in the 16 teams taking part.</b><p>The tournament, which is for African footballers based in their own domestic leagues, will be staged in Morocco …

Africa

Interview: Moscow demands forming of Libyan unified gov't before resuming arms supplies: Russian envoy

Interview: Moscow demands forming of Libyan unified gov't before resuming arms supplies: Russian envoy<p>Members of the self-styled Libyan National …

News (China)

Africa's top shots: 10-16 November 2017

<b>A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.</b><p>There is disappointment in Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday as it narrowly missed out to France on hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023. South Africa had been expected to win the vote after an independent review recommended they stage …

Africa

Revealed: The safest countries in the world

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Anxious holidaymakers should head to Norway or Finland …

Papua New Guinea

Libyans swap jewelry for medical treatment as crisis bites

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - In a square behind Libya’s central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars and larger ones with dinars in and out of one of many informal exchanges.<p>Traders buy food and other goods from abroad at the official rate and sell …

Economy

ISIS Eyes Sahel As Next Safe Haven

<b>ISIS has lost approximately 95 percent of the territory it once controlled across Syria and Iraq. The group may now set its sights on establishing</b> …

Al-Qaeda

News24.com | A look at deposed African leaders and where they are now

As shock continues over the fate of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who has vowed to rule until death but now finds himself in military custody, …

Africa

British jihadi listed as sniper in leaked Isis records, court told

Mohammed Abdallah, 26, allegedly travelled to Syria, sourced an assault rifle and signed up with Islamic State<p>A British jihadi was listed as a specialist sniper in official Islamic State records leaked to a television reporter by a defector, a court has heard.<p>Mohammed Abdallah, 26, travelled to …

Islamic State (ISIS)

North Korea Is Only a Threat if the U.S. Keeps Provoking Kim Jong-un

North Korea has a long history of making bellicose threats that defy global norms. So does that mean the country's leaders are irrational, and will …

North Korea

“EU-Africa migration funds were used on Libya’s coast guard patrol vessels

Genoa - EU international cooperation funding destined for development projects in Africa was used to refurbish patrol boats for Libya’s coast guard, …

Italy