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Ghana's quick rescue of 2 kidnapped Canadians uncommon – Ex-Amb.

Two University of New Brunswick students abducted in Ghana last week are "extremely fortunate" that local police authorities rescued...


Swiss women strike for more money, time and respect

Women across Switzerland have begun a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.


Pastor fakes own kidnap; demands N3m from his church

Adewuyi Adegoke, a cleric with the Methodist Church in Ado Ekiti, has been apprehended by the police for allegedly faking his own kidnap.


US mum seeks mercy for dad who killed five children

A US mother of five children who were killed by their father has asked a jury to spare him the death penalty. Amber Kyzer...


Hungary tourist boat accident: Bodies found as vessel is raised

At least two bodies have been recovered from the wreck of a tourist boat that sank on the Danube in the Hungarian capital, Budapest,...


Hong Kong leader defiant after after massive protest

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said she will not scrap a controversial plan to allow extradition to mainland China, despite mass protests.


Sudan security forces tear-gas protesters

Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse protesters setting up barricades in Khartoum.


Kidnappers on the prowl; take sensible precaution – UK gov’t to citizens in Ghana

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has updated its travel advice to its citizens in Ghana following recent kidnappings and other...


China's Xi praises 'best friend' Putin during Russia visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has described Russia's Vladimir Putin as his "best friend" during a three-day visit to Moscow focusing...


'Bodies pulled from Nile' after Sudan crackdown

Forty bodies have been pulled from the River Nile in the Sudanese capital Khartoum following a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protests,...