At least 18 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a US air strike on an army checkpoint in Logar province south of Kabul. Logar is an unsettled area where much of the countryside is controlled by the Taliban.
Gunmen are holding several people hostage after a robbery attempt on a Primark shop in Villeneuve-la-Garenne , north of Paris. According to the BBC, three men were involved and one may have even been recognised as a Primark employee.
A military transport plane has crashed in a residential area of Medan in Indonesia, killing at least 100 people and injured several on Tuesday. BBC says that the Hercules C-130 crashed into two houses and a car before bursting into flames.
The director of the captivating film, Gone Too Far; Destiny Ekaragha, has been chosen to direct Danny and the Human Zoo, which is an embellished account of actor/comedian Lenny Henry’s life as a talented teenager in Dudley, England in the 1970s. This is the first time the British-Nigerian born director,
Two new cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, weeks after the city was thought to be free of the disease. Health officials told BBC there are fears of further infections as the cases occurred in a densely populated slum.
Honorable Rita Mmaduagwu has emerged the Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly. Honorable Mmaduagwu, who represents Nnewi South 2 constituency, has been elected unopposed during the inauguration of the Sixth Assembly alongside her Deputy, Honorable Haffod Oseke, who was also elected unopposed.
Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has said that his country has developed “incredibly creative” approaches to stopping asylum boats from reaching its shores. He said: ”We have stopped the trade and we will do what we have to do to ensure that it stays stopped”.
Jack Warner: investigations reveals how he transferred monies A BBC investigation has seen evidence that details what happened to the $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner.
The end of the fuel crisis in the nation may soon come to an end as fuel marketers reveal that they have concluded a deal with the government at long last. Danladi Fasali from the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association told the BBC that the deal was reached after extensive communication
Rotimi Adebayor, the brother of Togo and Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor has granted an interview to BBC in the wake of accusations on Facebook made against him and other family members by the striker. During the sit down with the media house, he begged for forgiveness for the mistakes that
Following the earthquake that killed over 5,000 people in Nepal, a teenage boy has been rescued after surviving for five days in the rubble of a building. A huge crowd cheered as rescuers brought the boy out of the rubble in the capital, Kathmandu from where he was taken to
Relief materials have begun to reach remote regions near the focal point of Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. As relief efforts continue in the Kathmandu Valley, the United Nations (UN) says the response is broadening to include areas such as Dhading and Gorkha.