Liberia ex-warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in US

A Liberian former warlord whose forces committed atrocities including murders and cannibalism during the country's civil war was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in US prison -- for immigration-related ... Continue Reading →

Iran president: we don’t intend any aggression in region

President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran "does not intend any aggression" against its neighbours but will continue to produce all the weapons it needs for its defence."We tell ... Continue Reading →

EU asks WTO for safeguards over US steel, aluminium tariffs

The European Union on Monday followed China in complaining to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports."Having a substantial interest as an ... Continue Reading →

‘Embracing everybody’ – Commonwealth boss signals Games rebranding

Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin urged all multi-sports tournaments to follow its lead and have equal medals for men and women as she insisted the competition still ... Continue Reading →

Researchers warn ‘Ebola for plants’ hitting Africa’s cassava crop

A new disease infecting cassava -- dubbed "Ebola for plants" -- could spell a looming food crisis for Africa, researchers have warned, fearful that the emerging blight could decimate ... Continue Reading →