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More than 200 mass graves containing thousands of bodies have been discovered in Iraqi regions formerly controlled by Islamic State (IS) extremists, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva, said on Tuesday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them.
At least four Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed by a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s Eastern Province of Nangarhar, local police said on Thursday.
The United Nations (UN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have in separate statements condemned the killing of one of the three aid workers abducted earlier this year by the Boko Haram in Borno State.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a suicide attack a day earlier against the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Corporation which killed two employees, according to a US-based monitor.
The leader of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan was killed by airstrikes over the weekend along with 10 other people, government officials said Sunday following a string of deadly attacks by the extremist group.
Dramatically weakened on the ground, the Islamic State group faces military defeat in its one-time "caliphate" -- but experts say it is almost impossible to know how many members it still has.
Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.
Burqa-clad suicide bombers struck a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan Friday as it was crowded with worshippers for weekly prayers, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens in the latest attack on the minority.
The federal government on Thursday argued for the payment of compulsory levy by students in primary and secondary schools across Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has called for the re-establishment of State Education Development Fund (SEDFund) to ensure additional and sustainable source of funding to enhance education service delivery.
The federal government on Wednesday said it was not taking for granted the recent report of Islamic State (IS) leaders sneaking jihadists into the country from Syria.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Wednesday to declare a “state of national emergency,” saying there are too many crimes in the country that hold back foreign companies and investment.
Iraq on Tuesday sentenced a French woman to life in prison for belonging to the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of court rulings since the country’s defeat of IS.
A team, led by researchers from University of Exeter and University of South Australia, analysed UK Biobank data from over 48,000 people with depression and compared them with another group of more than 290,000 people.
The Baale of Ferowa village in Ifo local government area of Ogun state, Chief Muyideen Folorunso, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for involvement in alleged dubious land deal worth N15.5 million.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday, admitted the Federal Government’s inability to manage farm implements especially tractors due to the lack of maintenance culture and the inexperienced of operators.
Police in the US state of Ohio arrested a husband and wife and their two sons Tuesday over the “meticulously planned” murder of eight people — seven members of the same family and a fiancee.
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson says "hunger and desire" drove him to escape non-league football and win an England call-up for the first time.
A medical practitioner, Dr. Sunday Adepoju, has berated the perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, describing the practice as evil and unscientific.
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has promised `special protection` for corps members that would be deployed in the state for the 2019 general elections.
The Akwa Ibom State Peoples Democratic Party Integration and Harmonisation Committee has disclosed that it has made tremendous progress in its task of healing the wounds within the party and reassuring party faithful of their invaluable stakes in the state.
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Trust Fund will be functional by March 2019.
The Senate has called on the federal government to address the demands of the Academic Staff Union on Universities (ASUU) to end the strike by members of the union.