LAGOS: Nigeria has trained 800 volunteers to help fight the deadly Ebola epidemic that has already claimed four lives in Africa’s most populous country, a regional governor spokesman said Saturday.
KATHMANDU: The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 Saturday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away ho
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani opposition figures ramped up calls for the fall of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government on Saturday, but failed to attract massive crowds of protesters promised at rallies in
KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia: Diplomatic efforts to douse an international firestorm over claims that Ukraine’s forces destroyed Russian military vehicles ratcheted up Saturday as Moscow demanded that
SRINAGAR: Suspected rebels shot dead two paramilitary troopers in Kashmir in the third militant assault on government forces in a week in the restive Himalayan region, police said.
LONDON: Emergency officials say a dead man and 34 survivors, including women and children, have been found inside a shipping container in England.
LONDON: Africa’s air routes are increasingly at risk as the Ebola virus prompts local carriers to avoid the worst-affected areas, demand weakens and Korean Air Lines halts services thousands of miles
ISLAMABAD: Supporters of the Pakistani government and opposition protesters clashed during the second day of a march to Islamabad aimed at forcing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.
MAIDUGURI: Suspected Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, loading them onto trucks and driving them off, witnesses who fled the
MOGADISHU: African peacekeepers and Somali troops battled militants in a suburb of Mogadishu on Friday, launching a joint offensive that killed at least 14 people, police said.
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