The blast occurred next to the Ministry of Planning and near the Egyptian embassy.
Jammeh’s decision came after West African armies invaded Gambia to remove him after he refused to concede a poll defeat to President Adama Barrow.
Julian Assange has now said he will stand by his extradition offer if his rights were protected.
The cabinet of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a feasibility study on the proposed deal, clearing the way for the start of formal talks.
The paper said that the Turkish government’s action is an affront to the freedom of press after the reporter was sent back to London from the airport.
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon as part of Apollo 17 died surrounded by his family on Monday after suffering from health issues.
Donal Trump, who takes office on Friday, has threatened to scrap the agreement if Iran doesn’t comply.
Kyrgyz officials initially identified the plane as belonging to Turkish Airlines, but Turkish cargo operator ACT Airlines said the jet was theirs.
Western Libya, which inhabits most of the country’s 6.3 million population was plunged into darkness as electricity grid collapsed after most cities had rejected terms for sharing power cuts.
Four people have been rescued but the survivors reported that more than a hundred were on board when the boat capsised around 50 km off Libya
Theresa May will use a speech on Brexit to call on Britons to reject the acrimony of last year’s referendum and unite around the vision of a more global UK.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he would impose martial law if the drug problem became “virulent” just a month after he denied the possibility as “nonsense”
Reports suggest that Trump had told British officials that he is planning to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin weeks after taking office.
A local spring which provided for 70% of Damascus’s residents was destroyed by rebels in December leaving four million people without clean drinking water supply.
The video shows the German man in an orange jumpsuit standing in a freshly dug grave as black-clad. Masked militants behind him held assault rifles and, speaking Arabic, threatened the German government in English while the ISIS black flag stood in the background.
Kazakhstan’s veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev agreed to constitutional reforms that could dilute the sweeping powers he has amassed as president.
The Ministry of Interior raised the death toll from the Kabul attack to 38, while 13 people were confirmed dead in Kandahar, where diplomats were killed while on a visit to open an orphanage.
Retired General James Mattis was meant to testify regarding a congressional waiver he needs to be able to take over as defence secretary.
The government has reportedly asked the Supreme Court for early sight of its ruling before it is made public, to allow for contingency planning.
The Soviet-built Liaoning aircraft carrier was not trespassing in Taiwan’s territorial waters but entered its air defence identification zone.
The special prosecution office is undecided about arresting Samsung’s vice chairman and president for their part in a political scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.
The launch of the nuclear-capable Babur-3 missile is likely to heighten long-running tension between India and Pakistan.
ISIS claimed carrying out the first attack in a statement, saying the bomber had targeted “a gathering of Shi’ites” in Jamila, the other was unclaimed.
The move comes in protest against a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state.
More than 6,000 more police, civil servants and academics under emergency rule on Friday, in a continuation of the purge in the wake of a failed coup last July.
Nicola Sturgeon said she still wanted Scotland to remain a member of the EU, but was open to finding a Brexit deal that suited all parts of the UK.
Hamza bin Laden, who was declared an Al Qaeda member and Ibrahim al-Banna, a leader of AQAP were added to the list this week.
Ahmed Maher, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and a founder of the ‘April 6’ movement, broke the 2013 law to prevent mass protests.
Trump’s transition team issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors appointed by Obama to leave their overseas posts by January 20.
Colombia asked the UN to safeguard its neutrality after the publication of a video showing UN staff dancing with FARC rebels at a New Year celebration.
Police said the arrested activists belonged to Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, a coalition of Islamist groups who were planning to attack people staging a vigil to commemorate the anniversary of a governor’s killing.
The move by the senate’s budget committee chairman on the first day of the new congress set in motion the Republican promise to repeal Obamacare.
Emergency rule, first imposed after a failed military coup on July 15 and then extended in October, will continue after January.
Blockades of fuel storage terminals by protesters angered by a double-digit increase in gasoline prices has led to a “critical situation” in at least three Mexican states, state oil company Pemex said.
Exxon Mobil Corp and Rex Tillerson will sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements as he awaits confirmation as US secretary of state.
The Southeast Asian nation has for decades been plagued by insurgencies by Muslim rebels in its southern islands, with Duterte seeking to promote broad peace in the predominantly Catholic country.
The move follows a call by China for India to avoid complicating a simmering dispute over a visit by the senior exiled Tibetan religious leader, Dalai Lama, to the border region.
In a statement, the rebel groups also said that any territorial advances by the army and Iran-backed militias that are fighting alongside it would end the fragile ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey.
The jihadist group made the claim in a statement on one of its Telegram channels, a method it has used to claim attacks in the past.
A gunman killed Burundi’s environment and water minister, Emmanuel Niyonkuru – the first senior government figure to be murdered in nearly two years of political violence.