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Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi confirmed dead in helicopter crash.

May 20, 2024    By Country Radio

Middle East: Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi has died after his helicopter crashed amid heavy fog in northern Iran. Rescuers on Monday found the helicopter that was carrying the Iranian president, as well as the country’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and other senior officials, after it crashed in the mountainous northwest... Read More

Tanzanian soldiers killed in DR Congo missile attack

April 9, 2024    By Country Radio

A mortar attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed three soldiers from a southern African military force. All of those who died were from Tanzania. Three others were hurt. “Hostile” missile fire “fell near the camp where they were staying,” said the Southern African Development... Read More

Russia detains South Korean man on espionage charges

March 12, 2024    By Country Radio

Asia: A South Korean man has been detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage, local media has reported. South Korean officials have confirmed the arrest and say its diplomats have engaged in talks for his return. Baek Won-soon was arrested in the far-eastern city of Vladivostok “at the start of... Read More

Suspected Boko Haram Jihadists abduct dozens of Civilians

March 7, 2024    By Country Radio

Nigeria: Dozens of displaced people are feared to have been abducted by Boko Haram jihadists in north-eastern Nigeria. The victims were mostly women who lived in a camp in Gamboru Ngala town after fleeing their homes because of attacks by the insurgents, locals said. They added that the abductions occurred when the... Read More

No space for palestinian state-Netanyahu

January 21, 2024    By Country Radio

Isreal: Israel premier Benjamin Netanyahu has again insisted Israel should retain security control over all the Palestinian territories. The Israeli prime minister said this condition was “contrary” to a future Palestinian state being established. His comments on Saturday defied pressure on his government from the US and others to commit... Read More

Sudan Violence: Atleast 40 civilians perish in Darfur airstrike.

September 14, 2023    By Country Radio

Sudan: An airstrike in Sudan’s war-tone Darfur region has killed at least 40 civilians according to a medical source, as the head of the UN mission to the country resigns. Volker Perthes, who has been “persona non grata” by Sudanese authorities since June, warned the United Nations Security Council again,... Read More