UN condemns execution of 4 aid workers in Nigeria Dec 15, 2019 0 993 12345 Johannesburg: The United Nations has condemned the reported killing of four Action Against Hunger aid workers who had been held hostage in Nigeria by suspected fighters of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).“I am deeply saddened and outraged by the news of the tragic killing of four aid workers,” said Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria.Action Against Hunger (ACF) announced late Friday that the armed group responsible for abducting the workers had claimed to have executed another four of them, bringing the total number of fatalities to five.One of the hostages was executed in September. (DPA) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES 400 arrested in protests against Algerian election, rights group says Dec 15, 2019 0 482 Sudan’s court finds Bashir guilty on corruption charges Dec 15, 2019 0 388 Iraqi supporters of pro-Iran group protest US sanctions Dec 15, 2019 0 920 Five teenagers arrested over man’s death in Hong Kong protests Hong KONG: Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on the head by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters last month, police said on Saturday. The .. North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae satellite launch site AFP Seoul North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported on Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline .. 7 killed, 32 injured in two major road accidents in S Korea Seoul: At least seven people have been killed and another 32 injured in two major traffic pile-ups in South Korea, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Saturday. The first crash occurred early Saturday when .. US sanctions Lebanese businessmen for alleged support of Hezbollah DPA Washington The United States on Friday sanctioned a prominent Lebanese art collector and an associate for allegedly funnelling tens of millions of dollars to the pro-Iranian Hezbollah movement through money .. 17 killed in eastern Congo attacks: Army Bunia: Seventeen people have died in three attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo hit by chronic unrest, the army and local observers said on Friday. Two of the attacks in Ituri province were attributed to the ..