PARIS/BAMAKO (Reuters) - France will stick to the timetable for its troop withdrawal from Mali despite a resurgence in violence and the killing of two French journalists at the weekend, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday.
GAZA (Reuters) - The U.N. said on Tuesday it had halted work on all but one of its 20 Gaza building projects as a result of an Israeli ban on importing building materials into the Palestinian enclave.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police fired rubber bullets on Tuesday to disperse a protest march organized by a firebrand new political party and arrested four people, highlighting tensions building ahead of general elections next year.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians went on trial on Tuesday accused of setting up an illegal branch of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood in the United Arab Emirates.
PRISTINA (Reuters) - Leaders of Serbia and Kosovo will meet in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss how to press ahead with a landmark accord to tackle Kosovo's de facto ethnic partition after violence marred local elections in the Balkan country.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran, Israel and Arab states took part in a secret meeting about prospects for an international conference on banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East, diplomats said on Tuesday, a rare such gathering of regional adversaries.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch foreign minister on Tuesday denounced Russia's law banning homosexual "propaganda" among minors and said the violation of gay rights could be grounds for asylum in the Netherlands.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government stepped up its criticism of leading opposition prime-ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday, painting him as a dangerous extremist and comparing his rise to the birth of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
Stephane Mbia is in the Cameroon squad for the 2014 World Cup play-off second leg at home to Tunisia after recovering from injury.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed deep concern over about 42 percent drop in the Nigeria’s oil revenue, warning that, the drop is astronomical and portends danger for the numerous socio-economic challenges presently bedeviling the country. NUPENG in a statement by its President, Igwe Achese, called for a change of tactics into addressing the challenges of oil theft, pipeline vandalism among others to avoid a collapse of the nation’s economy.The post NUPENG decries 42% drop in oil revenue appeared first on Vanguard News.