DAKAR/CONAKRY: The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be touched by the world’s worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea where infection rates
KITULGALA: Its detonation is one of the most iconic scenes in movie history.
SYDNEY: Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nat
PESHAWAR: A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taleban captivity on Friday told how he taught the militants’ children maths and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.<
QUETTA, Pakistan: Gunman opened fire on worshippers at a shrine in southwest Pakistan, killing at least six members of a minority Islamic sect and wounding seven others, officials said on Friday.
CANBERRA, Australia: A volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea has led to nearby communities being evacuated and some international flights being diverted.
ANTANANARIVO: A thick grey swarm of locusts engulfed Madagascar’s capital on Thursday, sending children scuttling and causing florists to burn tires in panic.
CANBERRA: Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern Indian Ocean may be extend
KIEV/DONETSK: US and Ukrainian officials on Thursday accused Russia of being directly involved in the Ukraine conflict after pro-Kremlin rebels seized control of a key southeastern border town where f
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he would not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, striking a defiant note in his first major speech since the crisis erupted two weeks
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