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Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India.
An Air India passenger plane flying to the United States was escorted by British fighter jets to land in London on Thursday after what an official at the airline later said was a hoax bomb threat.
President Trump has said he does not want war but warned Iran it would face “obliteration” if conflict broke out.
The City of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.
Austrian vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor.
A doctor in Pakistan has been arrested amid an investigation into the outbreak of HIV in hundreds of children.
On Capitol Hill yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a Democratic frontrunner, told Politico that he supports his colleague and presidential competitor Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) calls to break up Facebook.
The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera has turned his back on the country’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.
Ten people have died and 30 left wounded after a policeman ploughed his car into a group of children during Easter proceedings under way in Nigeria late on Sunday, AFP reported.
Butembo city's deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associated Press that the attackers armed with machetes tried to burn down the center in Katwa district overnight. Military and police guarding the center killed one militia member and detained five others, he said.
Investigators think an electrical short circuit may have caused the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, according to a judicial police official.
Sudan's armed forces were to deliver an "important statement" and asked the nation to "wait for it" on Thursday, state TV reported, as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down.
The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.
Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.
Barely 48 hours after the House of Representatives Committee set up to investigate the crisis that trailed the controversial inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly, two All Progressives Congress groups, the Etsako Solidarity Front, ESF and the Owan Renaissance, have raised alarm over neutrality of the committee as they alleged that the committee’s trip to Benin City last Friday was sponsored by an individual.
Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of “ignorance”.
The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed four members of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Bello Matawalle.
Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom.
The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, setting up a confrontation with the White House over the administration’s aggressive stance toward Tehran.