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Tunisia’s parliament votes to abolish human rights commission

Tunisian MPs voted not to renew the human rights commission's mandate that is set to expire in May, a move being legally challenged because not enough legislators were present in the assembly.

Tunisians call on leaders to remember 2011 revolution goals

More than 2 000 Tunisians rallied on Sunday for the North African nation's leaders to do away with punishing price hikes that triggered days of unrest and to respect the goals of the revolution that drove out the country's autocratic ruler seven years ago.

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as prime minister warns of clampdown

A third night of unrest has shaken Tunisia where authorities said Thursday more than 600 people have been arrested this week as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.

Palestinian factions agree on elections in 2018

Palestinian factions led by Fatah and Hamas have agreed to hold general elections no later than at the end of 2018, as part of the latest round of reconciliation talks held in Cairo.

UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic is requesting about 750 more troops to help fill a "security vacuum" worsened by the withdrawal of U.S. special forces as violence surges again, according to a confidential cable obtained by The Associated Press.

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Governor Abubakar: I will unite factions in APC

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Dakuku Peterside: Maritime security critical to Nigerian economy

Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described security in the Nigerian Maritime domain as work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.

APC: Timi Frank spoke in personal capacity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.

Governor Wike: Federal Government plotting to kill me

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alerted Nigerians wth claims that the APC Federal Government is plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge.

Donald Trump ‘demands’ probe of alleged spying on his campaign

US President Donald Trump sharpened Sunday his accusations that his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, saying he would officially "demand" a Justice Department investigation.