In all, 83 people were wounded in the three explosions near the city of Maiduguri, epicentre of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.
Dozens of houses were buried when a mountainside collapsed in the town of Regent on Monday – one of the deadliest recent natural disasters in Africa.
The taxpayer fund proposed by a special committee of the lower house of Congress is part of an effort to reform Brazil’s discredited political system.
The disarmament process officially concluded on Tuesday as the UN, which was supervising the hand-in, removed the final shipment of weapons.
The US and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, angering the North, and experts said Pyongyang could still go ahead with its plan.
Amidst the doom and gloom of Trumpism, Americans are discovering the politics of mass mobilisation to wage the battles thrust upon them.
The dispute between Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster and political strategist Stephen Bannon has reached destabilising levels of animosity.
Iran says new US sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers.
The month-long ‘We are Sikhs’ ad campaign was launched by the National Sikh Campaign, a non-profit group, to coincide with the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
A senior Taliban official said the rare decision to address Trump directly coincided with the president’s deliberations on US policy in Afghanistan.
Trump reverted to his position that both sides were at fault, a day after bowing to pressure to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi and white supremacists.
They “resolved to enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue,” the White House said.
According to an index developed by Oxfam and Development Finance International, six South Asian countries rank in the bottom 20 in terms of addressing inequalities.
Amid a string of crashes, Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards for the railways.
Any hostilities will be short and non-conclusive, and will puncture the image of itself that China has built.
With 87.97% of polling stations counted, Macri’s coalition had 34.31% of votes compared with 33.98% for Fernandez’s list in Buenos Aires province.
After anger erupted in Kenya following Kenyatta’s re-election, Odinga accused the government of having planned to rig elections and murder his supporters.
The heavy rain, which mainly hit the country’s southern plains, led to the evacuation of 5,000 people, a home ministry official said.
Save the Children and Germany’s Sea Eye said on Sunday their crews could no longer work safely because of the hostile stance of the Libyan authorities.
Burkina Faso, like other countries in West Africa, has been targeted sporadically by jihadist groups operating across Africa’s Sahel.
Trump on Saturday initially denounced what he called “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides.”
Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland US within range of a nuclear weapon heightened tensions in recent months.
Hussein’s The Weary Generations, a quintessential partition novel, is till date an accurate account depicting Pakistan’s condition and contradictions.
The Swiss People’s Party has said that India and ten other countries are “too corrupt” and that it will get enough support in the country’s parliament to halt the tax information exchange process.
President Xi’s comments came hours after President Trump warned North Korea that the US military was “locked and loaded”.
Using North Korea to produce cheap clothes shows that for every door that is closed by ever-tightening UN sanctions, another one may open.
The change also gives the PRI much-needed latitude to choose a candidate as it approaches a trying election, amid persistent gang violence and tepid growth.
Following Trump’s statement that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, many Maduro critics are rejecting the idea of a foreign invasion.
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Buhari’s extended absence for an undisclosed ailment, his second this year, left many in Nigeria questioning whether he was well enough to run the country.
May’s Brexit strategy has been the subject of open debate among her top team ever since a botched June election which weakened her authority.
Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to hard labor for life in December 2015 on charges of attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang regime.
The state’s governor blamed neo-Nazis for sparking the unrest in Charlottesville, where rival groups fought pitched battles using rocks and pepper spray.
Smugglers pushed 300 migrants from boats off the coast of Yemen; many are feared dead or missing by the UN migration agency.
Worry over US-North Korea relations rises in South Korea as citizens buy more gold and ready-to-eat meals, and the government expands civil defence drills.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Trump that the North Korean nuclear issue needs a peaceful resolution on a telephone call and called on the “relevant side” to exercise restraint, state television said.
Trump said on Friday he was being sarcastic when he thanked Putin for saving the US money by ordering cuts in embassy staff in Russia.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, sparking opposition protests and triggering fears of violence like after the 2007 elections.
Guam posted emergency guidelines on Friday to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attack after North Korea threatened to fire four missiles near the US territory’s shores.
The decision to put forward Sharif’s wife is in keeping with Pakistan’s tradition of dynastic politics and also indicates the former premier will likely remain involved behind the scenes.