Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara and Libya’s internationally recognized government signed a maritime delimitation agreement last year, according to broadcaster NTV.
The death toll from a missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on a government military camp climbed to at least 111 troops, a military spokesman said Monday, making it one of the deadliest rebel assaults since the beginning of the country’s bloody civil war.
More than 80 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and scores injured in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, medical and military sources said Sunday.
Saturday’s strike follows months of relative calm in the war between the Iran-backed Huthis and Yemen‘s internationally recognised government, which is backed by a Saudi-led military coalition.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced over Twitter on Monday that his country will officially designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.
“Tomorrow, coinciding with the third Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial conference, the National Defense and Security Council of Honduras will designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization… the culmination of security policies expressed over several years,” Hernandez tweeted.
Tony Hall is to step down as director-general of the BBC in the summer, after seven years running the British public broadcaster.
In a statement announcing his resignation, Hall said his successor needed to be in place before the mid-term review of the BBC’s charter — which outlines the corporation’s funding and its regulatory duties — in 2022, adding it had been “a hard decision” to go.
A suspected spy for Iranian intelligence who was working in the German military will on Monday go on trial in a court in the city of Koblenz.
The 51-year-old former translator and consultant for the Bundeswehr, named only as Abdul Hamid S was detained a year ago in the Rhineland region of western Germany.
Britain’s Prince Harry attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in London hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday.
Harry spoke on Sunday of his unhappiness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.
An investigative team published some documents on Sunday allegedly showing how Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money into offshore accounts.
A footballer turned entrepreneur has launched a meal prep business with his younger brother.
Former Chelsea youngster Jhai Dhillon and his brother Simmy are the siblings behind Rice N Spice, a meal preparation company based in Hitchin that caters for everyone from the office worker to famous sports people.
The BBC’s Director General Tony Hall will stand down in the summer, the British broadcaster announced on Monday.
In a message to BBC staff announcing his decision, Hall explained he would leave in order to allow a new leadership team to steer the organization through two crucial processes: a mid-term review in 2022 and a charter review in 2027.