France has commenced air, land and sea searches on and around the French Indian Ocean Island of Reunion. These searches launched by France are coming in the anticipation of recovering more remains that could be linked to the MH370.
The Boko Haram terrorist group has reportedly released another video, but again, conspicuously fails to feature its leader, Abubakar Shekau. This development further feeds speculation that the sect leader may have either been hiding, wounded or killed.
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”.