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World 01 Dec 2021 | 1:26 AM

Four West African states mount operation against Islamist insurgents

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo have carried out a joint military operation to counter increased attacks by Islamist insurgent groups in parts of West Africa, Burkinabe Security Minister Maxime Kone said on Tuesday.

World 29 Nov 2021 | 11:47 PM

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 228 Rohingya - state TV

(Reuters) - Myanmar's navy seized a boat carrying 228 Rohingya on Monday and arrested all on board, the country's state television reported after the latest attempt by members of the persecuted Muslim minority group to leave the country.

World 27 Nov 2021 | 8:30 PM

French convoy faces new protests after crossing into Niger from Burkina Faso

PARIS (Reuters) - Protesters in Niger blocked a French military convoy on Saturday shortly after it crossed the border from Burkina Faso, where it had been stuck for a week due to demonstrations against the former colonial ruler there, France's army said.

Sabah & Sarawak 25 Nov 2021 | 4:14 PM

Sabah's sea curfew extended till Dec 11

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s dusk to dawn sea curfew will be extended for another two weeks until Saturday (Dec 11).

World 25 Nov 2021 | 1:21 PM

Islamist bombing near school in Somalia kills 8, wounds 13 children

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - An Islamist suicide bombing outside a school in Somalia's capital killed eight people and wounded 17 including 13 children, the latest in a string of deadly blasts this year in a country beset by political turmoil and drought.

World 25 Nov 2021 | 7:42 AM

Burkina Faso government extends internet suspension amid protests

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's government, facing mounting public anger over repeated killings by Islamist militants, extended its suspension of mobile internet service on Wednesday while offering conflicting reasons for why access was cut in the first place.