Afghan intelligence officials said Sunday they seized a truck in Kabul carrying more than 16 tonnes of explosives hidden in boxes marked as poultry feed, months after a truck bomb killed about 150 people.
A longtime ally of Cambodian premier Hun Sen has been charged for alleged links to a drug gang busted 10 years ago, a court said Sunday, as political manoeuvres increase ahead of key elections next year.
Kosovo's Roma minority "are not treated as humans," laments Florim Masurica, who is seeking justice for his disabled son, one of the children suffering from suspected lead-poisoning contracted at post-war United Nations camps.
The United States and China piled new pressure on North Korea Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the UN Security Council approved tough new sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year.
A Rwandan man who sought asylum in the United States claiming he fled the African nation’s genocide of 1994 was charged by U.S. prosecutors on Friday with lying about having been part of the political party that led the killing.
The United States, South Korea and China have welcomed tough new UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
Venezuela's contested new assembly fired the country's dissident attorney general, Luisa Ortega, on Saturday and ordered her to go on trial in a move sure to further inflame international criticism of the leftist government.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was shown on Russian TV Saturday spear-fishing in a camouflage wetsuit, piloting a powerboat and catching some rays while on a Siberian holiday.
Security forces have surrounded the entrance to Venezuela's chief prosecutor office, a day after the government inaugurated a new legislative body that she said was fraudulently elected.
A Nepali transgender woman and a man registered their marriage, a first in the country, the couple said Saturday, despite an absence of laws legalising same-sex or transgender unions.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Prof. Rasaki Bakare, Dean, Post Graduate School, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has said the institution runs 60 post graduate programmes across 30 departments.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.