LUSAKA, Zambia: Zambian President Michael Sata, dubbed “King Cobra” for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness.
OUAGADOUGOU: Angry demonstrators went on the rampage in Burkina Faso on Thursday, setting Parliament ablaze in a surge of violence that forced the government to scrap a vote on controversial plans to
NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Thursday upheld a ban on alcohol served in most bars in the southern tropical state of Kerala.
MONROVIA: Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders urged caution Thursday over claims of a slowdown in infections in Ebola-hit Liberia, saying the apparent drop could be due to poor management of the
PUTRAJAYA: Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim insisted Thursday he was the victim of a Malaysian government “fabrication and conspiracy” as the country’s top court continued to hear his appeal against a
OTTAWA: Police arrested and charged a Pakistani gun collector living in Ontario this week, alleging he is a terrorist threat to Canada, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Thursday, quoting his a
STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s new government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel’s plans to build about 1,000 housing unit
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka: Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official sai
NEW DELHI: When Indira Gandhi was gunned down by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984, the instant elevation of her son Rajiv to the post of prime minister appeared to confirm her family’s status as Ind
AHMEDABAD: India was Wednesday shifting thousands of people out of the way of Cyclone Nilofar due to hit the region this weekend, while Pakistan geared up for potential large-scale evacuations.
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