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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.
A total of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were recorded across Kaduna State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo, has said.
The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the APC of plans to sponsor rallies and demonstrations to discredit the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal which returned Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22nd 2018 governorship election.
Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided by a vote of six members to adjust the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 50 basis point – from 14% to 13.5%.
Secretary, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Abia chapter, Mr. Lazarus Kalu, on Tuesday urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads in his second term, in fulfillment of his promise.
A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said that the resumption of collation and announcement of results for the governorship election in Rivers State would be done between April 2 and 5.
Former US President Bill Clinton has congratulated the eight year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi, and also invited him and his parents to his office for personal introduction.
Commuters and motorists plying the Ikeja Along axis on Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway have called on the Lagos State Government to intensify efforts toward decongesting constant gridlock on the road.
Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.
The UN Women, in collaboration with African Union, European Union and other partners, are seeking to fast-track efforts to repeal or revise discriminatory laws in 100 countries by 2023.