‘Africans slashed, Arabs thrashed’ by traffickers – Italy arrests five men accused of multiple...

PALERMO: Knife-wielding traffickers sealed migrants in the hull of a boat which sank off Libya, condemning them to drown after slashing or thrashing them...

After Ebola criticisms, WHO plans for 4-month response

GENEVA: The World Health Organization is creating a “blueprint” to improve the medical response to major outbreaks of diseases, after it was accused of...

Boko haram slits 10 fishermen throats

KANO: BBoko Haram Islamists slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria,...

S Africa’s top poacher-hunting pooch ‘Killer’ flies into battle – Helped rangers arrest more...

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK: Barking and snarling in his cage, “Killer”-South Africa’s most successful poachercatching canine-looks ready for another helicopter mission tracking down armed hunters...

Somali president defiant after Shebab bomb diplomats’ hotel – Hotel housing diplomatic missions leaves...

MOGADISHU: Somalia’s president yesterday gave a defiant warning to Shebab insurgents a day after they killed at least 13 people in a bomb attack...

Nigerian voodoo practising sex traffickers arrested

MADRID: A man and a woman of Nigerian origin have been arrested over claims that they forced Nigerian women into prostitution and deployed voodoo...

Sierra Leone president unveils post-Ebola ‘battle plan’

FREETOWN: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has unveiled a post-Ebola “battle plan” to help the West African country turn the page on the...

Kenyans: No problems with gays but keep it to yourself

NAIROBI: People in Nairobi yesterday gave a muted and measured response to US President Barack Obama’s firm support for gay rights during his visit...

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking

WASHINGTON: As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit back...

Boko Haram kills 25 in Northern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: At least 25 people were killed in new suspected Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria, with many villagers also forced to flee...

Obama returns to father’s homeland with history

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will land in Kenya today with a mission to strengthen US security and economic ties, but his personal connection to...

Wheelchairs for Nigeria: Getting polio survivors on the move

NIGERIA: Six new wheelchairs are lined up near the entrance of the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People’s Centre in the central Nigerian city of Jos....

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