Coronavirus: Japan to repatriate 200 citizens from Wuhan
Germany has reported its first case of the virus, while the U.S., and Canada have upgraded their travel warnings.
White House to release Middle East peace plan Tuesday – Trump
Mr Trump says he had been waiting for Israeli third election in a year to conclude before coming out with the plan.
China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80
Apart from 80 deaths, 2,744 people have been confirmed infected by coronavirus across China as of Monday.
Coronavirus: First suspected case recorded in Africa
Health personnel are carrying out further tests on an unnamed student who returned from Beijing on Saturday.
Gambia arrests 137 protesters urging president Barrow to step down
Mr Barrow came to power after the 2016 election, ending 22 years of authoritarian rule by Yahya Jammeh.
U.S. to bar pregnant foreign nationals from entering the country
The U.S, Department of State says the move will address “endemic abuses’’ of the tourism visas and protect the U.S. from attendant national security risks.
Saudi Arabia denies involvement in Jeff Bezos phone hacking
Jeff Bezos is the owner of the Washington Post newspaper, whose columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018.
Trump to offer first detailed impeachment defence as pivotal week begins
Trump is charged with abusing the powers of his office and obstructing a congressional inquiry into his conduct.
Putin sends amendments to parliament to change presidential term limits
The amendments have induced suspicion that Mr Putin is preparing options for retaining a leadership position when his current term ends in four years.
World leaders, CEOs, celebrities arrive Davos for WEF
Nigeria will be represented by some ministers and top government functionaries.
Equatorial Guinea speeds up investment drive with Nigerian investors
The delegation from Equatorial Guinea met with several Nigerian executives from the Africa Finance Corporation, Polaris Bank, Sterling Bank, First Bank, UBA and Zenith Bank.
How Africa’s richest woman exploited family ties, shell companies and inside deals to build an empire
Luanda Leaks, a new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 36 media partners, exposes two decades of unscrupulous deals that made dos Santos Africa’s wealthiest woman.
Prince Harry set to lose royal titles, military appointments
Prince Harry’s official title was “His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex.”
EU condemns human rights abuses in Burundi ahead of 2020 elections
The general elections in Burundi would be held in May.
German minister travels to Libya as pressure builds on peace efforts
Libya has been in turmoil since the 2011 overthrow of long-time dictator, Moamer Gaddafi.
Iran president says U.S. sanctions made nation “stronger”
Mr Rouhani was quoted as saying that Iran’s resistance and responses to the U.S. threats had compelled the Americans to step back.
Australian tourism industry seeks urgent help as cost of bushfires grows
The fires, which have killed 29 people and razed bushland across an area the size of Bulgaria, have hit several coastal towns at the height of the profitable summer season.
House Democrats name team to prosecute Trump in Senate trial
“The naming of these managers does not change a single thing,” said White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham in a statement.
Italian judge arrested for trading sentences for sex favours
According to prosecutors, the judge repeatedly received “considerable sums of money, precious objects, other goods and services including sexual favours.’’