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Man fined Ghc 1,800 for offensive weapon possession

An Accra Circuit Court on Monday sentenced a borehole driller to a fine of 150 penalty units for carrying offensive weapon. ...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Syrian security forces retake former rebel held territories during Damascus attacks

The Syrian army recaptured all areas fallen during Sunday's wide-scale offensive by rebels in eastern Damascus, the military general command said Monday. The army retook...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Nineteen IS militants killed in airstrike, offensive in eastern Afghanistan

About 19 militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed and two others wounded after security forces struck their positions in eastern province...

Clinton Jabs Trump Over Islamic State Remark

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city...
Kennedy Agyapong

GBA Describes Agyapong’s Comments As Against EC Boss As Abusive

The comment by the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, that the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei, landed...
American weapons

Officials Say Russia Won’t be providing offensive weapons to Iran

"While there are UN Security Council sanctions against Iran, Russia will only supply weapons which are not covered by sanctions, for example, the air...
Egyptian flag

Egyptian justice minister kicked out of office after offensive comments on Prophet

During a TV interview on Friday, Justice Minister Ahmed al-Zind said he would jail anyone who defamed him or his family "even if it...

Turkey warned to stop Kurdish zones bombing

Turkish artillery continued to bomb Kurdish areas in northern Syria for the second consecutive day on Sunday, after world powers agreed on Friday in...

Ohemaa Mercy Wants Offensive Artistes Banned From VGMA

Celebrated gospel musician, Ohemaa Mercy has indicated candidly that offensive artists should  be banned from the VGMA. The multiple award winning gospel musician was answering...
Shatta Wale

VGMA Board Calls for the Banning of Offensive Musicians

Even though the 2016 edition of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has not been officially launched, it looks like an issue concerning...
A female sniper takes positon in a buliding in Daraya suburb of the capital Damascus, Syria, on April 5, 2015. The snipers are members of the female force in Syrian Republican Guards. Their unit consists of around 800 volunteer, unmarried, female fighters- aged between 20 and 24 years old. Their task is to work alongside the Syrian army in its battle against the rebels. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie) (jl)

Syrian troops attack rebel base in Damascus

The Syrian army has started a wide-scale offensive in Damascus' eastern district of Jobar early Wednesday, and then expanded the operations into other rebel-held...

Kelly Osbourne renders apology for invasive Latino Remarks

Kelly Osbourne landed herself in hot water when trying to make a point about presidential hopeful Donald Trump on ?The View?. The ?One Word?...

Bankswitch: NPP go on offensive to defend its prot?g

Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah The botched attempt by Bankswitch Ghana Limited to balloon its GHC 197 million judgment debt against the Government of Ghana to...
Pakistan Security forces

North Waziristan offensive has killed 2,763

The Pakistan army said Saturday that the security forces had "killed 2,763 terrorists" in a major offensive launched one year ago. ...

APC launching a new plan to regain control of NASS Chambers

?* May present Gbajabiamila as House Leader* Saraki consolidates, gains more Senators The All Progressives Party (APC) is launching a new offensive to regain control...

Iraq?s army launches offensive to retake Anbar

Iraqi Army plane Iraqi forces have launched a counteroffensive to retake areas of Anbar province recently captured by fighters from the Islamic State of...

Shut your mouth if …. furious commuter

?She was saying some pretty horrible and hurtful things before I spoke up then as soon I started defending them she stopped? The video...
Boko Haram

Nigerians abroad give support to regional offensive against Boko Haram

The Nigerian community living in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, on Tuesday organized a peaceful march to support Chadian and Cameroonian troops fighting against the...

Iraqi security forces continued offensive on Tikrit

Iraqi security forces continued their offensive on Tuesday to free the city of Tikrit, but were slowed by fierce clashes with the Islamic State...

Troops from Niger and Chad attack Boko Haram again

Troops from Niger and Chad have launched a military offensive against the Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, retaking the north-eastern town of Damasak,...

Phone call between PM Netanyahu and US Speaker John Boehner goes public

In the sixth of his reality-based fictive dialogue series, Al Jazeera?s Senior Political Analyst Marwan Bishara details a phone call between Prime Minister Benjamin...

Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon join forces to strike against Boko Haram

Nigerian military authorities in collaboration with the military from Niger, Chad, and Cameroon are?making high level preparations to challenge Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria...
Syrian Kurdish enclave

Over 400 dead in latest offensive on Kobane

More than 400 people have been killed in the Islamic State's three-week offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Kobane, a monitoring group says. Some...

Civilians Take Center Stage As ISIL Intensifies Attacks

Syrian Kurdish refugees cross the border into Turkey after fleeing fighting around the city of Kobane in north-east Syria. Photo: UNHCR/I. Prickett Secretary-General Ban...

UN Boss Calls For A End To Violence In Syria

A Syrian refugee family in southern Turkey, where more than 20,000 people have fled to so far in early 2014 to escape fighting....

Expensive Goodluck billboard springs up

President Goodluck Jonathan has directed that the #Bring Back Jonathan 2015 signs and banners around Abuja which has drawn widespread condemnation across the...

Nigeria army to launch massive military offensive to end insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah has said the army will soon launch a massive military offensive to end insurgency in the North-East.Minimah made this known...

Mr Obama telephoned Benjamin Netanyahu

President Barack Obama has urged Israel to halt the Gaza offensive immediately, as new figures showed that 218 Palestinian children have been killed...

Israeli strike kills at least 25 people

At least 25 people, including three children, have been killed in bombardment by the Israeli military on the Gaza Strip, just a day...

Officials call for an end to Israeli offensive on Gaza

At least 33 children were killed in Gaza in recent days, the UN Children?s Fund (UNICEF) reported yesterday, highlighting the negative impact violence...