A visibly indignant Pope Francis had to pull himself away from a woman in a crowd in St Peter’s Square on Tuesday after she grabbed his hand and yanked him toward her.
The world rang in the New Year on Wednesday with spectacular firework displays from Sydney to Tokyo, although celebrations in Australia were overshadowed by deadly wildfires and the festive mood in Hong Kong and India was dampened by protests.
Protesters and militia fighters enraged by U.S. air strikes on Iraq staged a violent demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, torching a security post and hurling stones as security forces and embassy guards hit back with stun grenades and tear gas.
Four changes have helped to define the last 10 years as a decade of growing voices and choices for women and girls.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday swore in Paul Nsirim and 12 other Commissioners. He also swore in Dax George-Kelly and 14 other Special Advisers to the Governor in a ceremony at the Executive Council Chambers of the Government House Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has signed the 2020 Budget of the state into law.
Between 1991 and 2018, the share of women-owned businesses in Central America rose by almost 60 per cent (from 13.9 to 24.5 per cent), according to a new International Labour Organisation (ILO) publication.
West Ham has appointed David Moyes as its new head coach to replace Manuel Pellegrini who was sacked on Saturday. The appointment makes it Moyes’ second spell at the club.
Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine completed a full prisoner swap on Sunday after bussing remaining detainees in the five-year conflict to an exchange point in the breakaway Donbass region.
Nomalcy has returned to Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) Beniseide Flow station following the intervention of Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa.