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“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.
The wreckage of the aircraft which disappeared over the English Channel in January carrying English Premier League player Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been located.
South Korea will hold its largest ever investigation into sexual abuse in sports after an Olympic speed skating star accused her former coach of abuse and triggered a wave of similar accounts from athletes.
The death toll from a gas explosion in central Paris has risen to four after rescue workers found a woman’s body in the rubble, investigators said Sunday.
The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said Thursday.
The Nigeria Police yesterday confirmed that they had actually barricaded Senator Dino Melaye’s house, insisting that he must surrender or they continue the siege emplaced to take him in for trial over alleged attempted culpable homicide.
UK academic Matthew Hedges has accused investigators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of subjecting him to psychological torture, and forcing him to give a false confession that he is an agent of the British spy agency, MI6.
A crashed Lion Air jet should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem before its fatal journey, Indonesian authorities said on Wednesday, as details from the new jet’s flight data recorder suggested that pilots struggled to control its anti-stalling system.
Kenyan authorities have arrested seven officials with the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) for bribing investigators looking into corruption tied to the Standard Gauge Railway, the Daily Nation, one of Kenya’s largest newspapers, reported Sunday.
A man was killed on the runway at Moscow's largest airport when he was hit by a plane that was taking off, Russian investigators said Wednesday.
High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was reportedly arrested by Australian police Monday over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.
Two associates of scandal-dogged Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were charged by French police on Thursday over suspected extortion, sources close to the case told AFP.
Diplomatic niceties have been in short supply for Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore, where the one-time rights champion has been publicly chastised over her handling of the Rohingya crisis, compounding a dismal week for Myanmar's de facto leader.
Indonesian investigators said more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of the Lion Air plane that crashed last month was not included in the aircraft's flight manual.
The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi poured his remains down the drain after dissolving him in acid, a Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.
Boeing issued a special bulletin on Wednesday addressing a sensor problem flagged by Indonesian safety officials investigating the crash of a Lion Air 737 that killed 189 people last week.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distribution of sensitive electoral materials to the 20 local government areas in Bauchi State for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.
The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.
No fewer than three pupils who were being conveyed to their school and five other persons said to be passengers of a commuter bus have died in an early morning accident involving a sewage tanker, a tricycle and a commuter bus.
German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
A Group of foreign observers from South Africa, Pan Africa Womans Project, which arrived in Kano to monitor the general elections, has commended the level of preparations by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the presidential election in the state.
The Imo State chapter of the Action Alliance on Thursday has said that there is no justifiable reason not to support the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Osun Police Command, said that two staff of the Bowen University, Iwo, who were kidnapped by gunmen along Iwo-Osogbo road had been rescued.