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At least 13 Chinese tourists were killed and dozens injured when their bus skidded off the road and plunged 30 metres into a ravine in Laos, a police officer said Tuesday. The bus was carrying more than 40 Chinese nationals heading towards the tourist town of Luang Prabang when the accident occurred late on Monday. […]

Spain on Monday stepped up criticism of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s refusal to allow 107 migrants on board a charity vessel to disembark at an Italian port, calling it “a disgrace to humanity”. The Open Arms has been anchored since Thursday within swimming distance of Lampedusa island, and some of those rescued have spent […]

A group, the Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that all the 36 states produce substantive ministers. Buhari will assign portfolios to the ministers-designate on Wednesday. The non-governmental group said the position of ministers of state, which it claimed makes some states inferior to the others, […]

Academic and other activities were on Monday paralysed at the University of Benin following a one-week warning strike embarked upon by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non Academic Staff Union. In the same vein, the joint Action Committee of the SSANU, and NASU at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, have […]

A South African woman was arrested on Monday for carrying heroin worth $2.86 million (20 crore Indian Rupees) at the international airport in India’s capital, Delhi. A local media reported that the woman, name withheld, arrived at Terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday from South Africa via Doha by Qatar Airlines flight.The […]

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