World articles

We will wipe out US, says North Korean media

We will wipe out US, says North Korean media

An official North Korean website warned Monday that Pyongyang will “wipe out” the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the latest tit-for-tat sabre-rattling that has sent tensions soaring in the region.   The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in waters off the Korean peninsula “in a matter of days”, Vice

Breaking: Police Declare Militia Leader, Terwase Akwaza Wanted

The Nigeria Police has declared militia leader, Terwase Akwaga, also known as Ghana wanted.   Terwase is accused of killing 17 people and destroying property running into millions of Naira in Zaki Biam, Benue State.   The Police also announced that the Benue State Government is offering 10 million Naira to anyone who provides information

World Bank cautions Nigeria, others on ‘excessive-borrowing’

The World Bank has cautioned Nigeria and other African countries against excessive borrowings. To check this development, the World Bank is advocating “a balance between massive spending for development on the one hand and moderation in borrowing on the other. World Bank’s Chief Economist for African Region, Albert Zeufack, spoke on the latest update on

Nigerian, Abdullahi Shuaibu arrested for robbing banks in U.S.

A Nigerian journalist and former United Nations employee was arrested for robbing four banks in Manhattan, New York, all during his lunch hour, the New York Post reported yesterday. Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of attempted robbery for the crimes committed during his two-month spree. All four

US military chopper makes ‘hard landing’ in Maryland

A US military helicopter made a “hard landing” in the US state of Maryland on Monday, injuring at least one of the crew, officials said. “A Fort Belvoir UH-60 Helicopter, with three crew members on board, had a hard landing at approximately 1:50 p.m. near Leonardtown, MD. One of the crew members was medically evacuated

White House accuses Russia of Syria chemical attack ‘cover-up’

President Donald Trump’s administration has accused Russia of trying to shield Syria’s government from blame for a deadly gas attack. Trump, who has faced criticism for lacking a broader strategy to deal with the Syria crisis, insisted he has no plans to “go into” the war-torn country. Senior White House officials, briefing reporters on condition

US can handle N/Korea alone, Trump tells China

United States President Donald Trump has told his Chinese counterpart that the United States can go it all alone in solving the problem in the Korean Peninsula especially the nuclear weapon treat from North Korea, if China decides not to assist. Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the situation in North Korea and Syria with US