Indonesia quake: Search for survivors continues

Rescuers are continuing their search for survivors in Indonesia’s Aceh province a day after a powerful quake struck the area killing 97 people. There was no tsunami after Wednesday’s tremor, which the US Geological Survey […]

India sees huge spike in ‘honour’ killings

Indian police registered 251 cases of honour killings in 2015, compared with 28 cases reported in 2014 when the government began counting them separately from murder, according to a statement this week by Junior Home […]

Pakistan: No survivors in PIA PK 661 plane crash

All 48 people on board a Pakistani passenger plane, which crashed in the country’s mountainous north, have died, the airline’s chairman has confirmed. “There are no survivors, no one has survived,” Muhammad Azam Saigol told […]

ECOWAS Central Bank to decide on one currency

The ECOWAS Convergence council will hold an ordinary session tomorrow in Abuja to determine the progress made in implementing the roadmap of the Community’s Single Currency Programme and adopt the macroeconomic convergence of member States. […]

Donald Trump picks EPA critic to head EPA

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday. “Attorney General Pruitt has great qualifications and a good record as the AG […]

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