Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped last week from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, officials said yesterday, and victims told of how their abductors had beaten and threatened to shoot them during a forced march into captivity.
Sudanese moviegoers are enjoying what organisers are saying is their first drive-in cinema after a festival showcasing the country’s resurgent, post-uprising film scene moved outdoors this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
At least 15 people were killed yesterday in a collision between an SUV and a tractor trailer truck in southern California, about 16.1km north of the Mexican border, hospital officials said.
A 19-year-old student who shot to fame after her five-second video went viral on social media across the subcontinent, hopes that numerous renditions of her monologue will translate into more dialogue between rival neighbours India and Pakistan.
An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn's flee Japan arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday to potentially face days of questioning from prosecutors for their role in the elaborate escape plan.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has retained a prominent white-collar criminal defense lawyer to represent his office in a federal investigation into the state's misreporting of Covid-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a spokesman said on Monday
Australia has freed dozens of refugees after holding them in detention for years under a policy designed to deter people from seeking asylum in the country, advocates said Tuesday.
Myanmar police opened fire to disperse protesters on Tuesday, witnesses said, as foreign ministers of neighbouring countries were due to hold talks with the military in a bid to quell violence and find a way out of the crisis.
Boeing Co and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) said on Tuesday they had completed the first flight test on a pilotless fighter-like jet designed to operate in conjunction with crewed aircraft