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Flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province have killed at least 58 people, an official said Sunday, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees in the hunt for survivors.
Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands.
Rescuers battled thick mud and flood waters across a swathe of remote southern Laos to find survivors of a dam burst that submerged entire villages, as an official suggested more than 1,100 people may still be unaccounted for.
More than a dozen countries have recalled their ambassadors from Venezuela for consultations after President Nicolas Maduro won re-election amid accusations of voter manipulation and fraud.
Venezuelans are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.
The main challenger in Venezuela's presidential election said in an interview published Saturday he could pull out of the race if incumbent Nicolas Maduro -- who is seeking a second six-year term -- does not meet his demands for international observers to monitor the vote.
With Venezuela in economic free-fall, massively unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday launched his sudden campaign for a new term in a vote to be held by late April.
The US accused Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from next year's presidential election.
The United States condemned closely watched regional elections in Venezuela as neither free nor fair Monday, as European countries weighed imposing sanctions, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated after declaring a landslide win.
Many Venezuelans have already voted in Sunday's key regional elections -- with their feet, taking a one-way bus ticket out the country convinced the vote will change nothing.
A Cuban professor on international relations, Luis Suarez has said that the treats made by U.S. President Donald Trump about a “possible military option” in Venezuela, constitutes a “serious aggression” to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm.
They urged President Muhammadu Buhari, National Assembly and Pension Commission (PenCom) to either repeal the policy or direct the pension administrators to pay the shortfalls.
A Sharia Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a housewife, Hauwa’u Zailani, to return the carpet and mattress she received as part of her dowry from her former, Akilu Yakubu.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has requested the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, to constitute a 7-man Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 27 -year-old tailor, Femi Afolabi, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending his sentencing for alleged theft of a cell phone.
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala passing up the opportunity to discuss a move to Old Trafford did Manchester United a favour, claims Dimitar Berbatov.
At least one hundred and thirty farmers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have been rendered stranded following a flash flood that wrecked havoc in their communities.
Amb. Godknows Igali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to prioritise human capacity building if elected governor of the state.
The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.