Nigeria prez condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves Jul 22, 2019 0 953 12345 Kano: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday “strongly” condemned recent attacks by cattle raiders on three villages in the country’s northwest that officials said killed 37 people. He offered commiserations to the survivors and vowed a firm response to “these brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity”. “These frequent and large scale killings of poor villagers by gangs of mass murderers must be met with the fiercest force the government can mobilise,” presidential assistant Garba Shehu quoted Buhari as saying. On Wednesday, armed men on motorcycles raided three villages in the district of Goronyo. (AFP) Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Iran warns Britain against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Jul 22, 2019 0 230 Israel says hosting Iraqi, Saudi scribes for first time Jul 22, 2019 0 682 Detainee allegedly tortured in Sudan dies: Doctors Jul 22, 2019 0 200 Citizen journalist among 11 civilians killed in Syria’s Idlib AFP Khan Sheikhun A young citizen journalist was among 11 civilians killed in air raids on Syria’s Idlib region Sunday, rescue workers and a monitor said, as he filmed the Russia-backed regime bombardment of the battered .. Israeli minister boasts his country has been ‘killing Iranians’ AFP Jerusalem An Israeli minister boasted Sunday that his country was the only one that “has been killing Iranians”, after tensions between Britain and Iran rose in the Gulf. Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi .. 4 Turks kidnapped in Nigeria, police launch rescue operation ABUJA: Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped in western Nigeria and police are conducting a rescue operation, a state police spokesman said on Sunday. “Four Turkish expatriates were kidnapped at a drinking spot in .. British, German airlines suspend flights to Cairo for a week dpa Cairo Egypt has defended security at its airports after two European airlines temporarily halted their flights to Cairo. On Saturday, British Airways abruptly suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days, citing .. Japan’s ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: Poll TOKYO: PM Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan’s upper house election on Sunday, but it was uncertain whether the coalition and other allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his .. Drone strike near Tripoli kills seven fighters loyal to Haftar agencies BENGHAZI At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar were killed overnight in a drone strike in southern Tripoli, a military source said. Eastern-based LNA ..