"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Last weekend’s bomb scares have raised serious questions over security standards for air freight transport.
Officials uncovered explosive packages
Suspected al Qaeda militants have blown up an oil pipeline in Yemen.
Officials said a timing device detonated the bomb in Shabwa province in the
A Saudi bomb-maker is the prime suspect in the plot to send parcel bombs to the United States.
Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is the brother of a bomber
One of the parcel bombs bound for the United States was carried on a passenger plane, it’s emerged.
Qatar Airways has revealed that one of two
Authorities in Yemen have arrested a woman suspected of posting the US bound bomb packages.
She was apprehended in the capital Sanaa, after being
Two western targets have been attacked in Yemen by suspected al Qaeda militants. A British embassy vehicle was fired on, and a Frenchman was killed
A rocket has been fired at a car carrying the deputy chief of the British diplomatic mission in Yemen.
Officials say a member of staff has been
A French national has been seriously injured in an attack on an oil and gas compound in Yemen.
It is understood a gunman opened fire inside the
Saudi security forces have rescued two young German girls in Yemen whose kidnapping sparked mass protests last year.
The girls, aged 3 and 6, were
A suspected al Qaeda suicide bomber has targeted a convoy carring the British Ambassador in Yemen, killing himself and injuring three
A suspected suicide bomber has attacked the convoy of the British ambassador to Yemen.
The ambassador, Tim Torlot, is unhurt and reports say the
The second in command of the Yemen-based wing of al-Qaeda, Saeed al-Shehri is calling on Muslims in the Arabian peninsula to wage jihad, or holy war
There are conflicting reports coming out of Yemen about a possible ceasefire between government troops and Shi’ite rebels.
A rebel leader yesterday
Authorities in Yemen say the leader of an al Qaeda cell in the country has been killed by government security forces.
The governor of Yemen’s
Germany’s foreign minister has been told that five German hostages who have been held captive in Yemen since June have at last been
Authorities in Yemen say they know where five German hostages are being held, six months after their capture in the country.