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Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday after Amnesty International stripped her of its top award over indifference to atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims, doubling down on support for the civilian leader in the face of global ire.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation's military against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
The Pakistani Taliban announced it had appointed a new leader on Saturday after the militant group confirmed for the first time its former chief Maulana Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike last week.
The Pakistani terrorist leader who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai has been killed in a drone strike, Afghan officials say.
Malala Yousafzai's whereabouts in Pakistan were being kept a tightly-guarded secret Friday, one day after her emotional return more than five years after being shot by Taliban gunmen.
Six years after she was shot by a Taliban gunman for propagating eduction, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan.
With braces on her teeth and sneakers on her feet, Zuriel Oduwole from Los Angeles may look like a typical American teen.
More than half the world’s refugee children — some 3.5 million altogether — do not attend school, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, urging greater and steadier funding for their education.
Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize winning Aung San Suu Kyi is facing intense scrutiny for her role in the plight of her nation's Rohingya population.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar and its civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai said on Thursday she was “excited” after winning a place to study at Oxford University.
Senate President Bukola Saraki and his colleagues on Friday earned commendation from Pakistani child education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, for a recent amendment to the Universal Basic Education Act 2004.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Mr. Asishana Okauru, has advised the would-be successor of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to sustain what he called the momentum of rapid development of the state.
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, admonished corps members to avoid acts capable of threatening the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections in the country.
The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.
The bodies of two migrants have been recovered off the coast of Italy’s Sardinia, with eight others reported missing, emergency services said on Saturday.
Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country last month, Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency said on Friday.