Oil tanker truck explodes in Nigeria killing 23, including children

Oil tanker truck explodes in Nigeria killing 23, including children

Twenty-three people, including children, were killed when an oil tanker truck overturned and exploded near a bus stop in central Nigeria, emergency officials said on Wednesday.

Navalny discharged from hospital, ‘complete recovery’ possible

Navalny discharged from hospital, ‘complete recovery’ possible

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny has been discharged from Berlin’s Charite hospital, where he was receiving treatment for severe poisoning, doctors said on Wednesday.

Lukashenko sworn into office following disputed Belarus election

Lukashenko sworn into office following disputed Belarus election

Alexander Lukashenko was sworn in for his sixth consecutive term as president of Belarus in a surprise ceremony on Wednesday, state media reported, following a disputed election that sparked mass protests in the country.

Arrest made after ricin sent to White House

Arrest made after ricin sent to White House

A woman who allegedly posted a letter containing ricin to the White House has been detained at the Canadian border, CNN reported late Sunday citing a US law enforcement official.

UNICEF: 150m more children pushed into poverty due to pandemic

UNICEF: 150m more children pushed into poverty due to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown measures have pushed 150 million more children into poverty, according to analysis published by UNICEF and Save the Children on Thursday.

Belarus opposition leader to ensure Lukashenko’s safety if he resigns

Belarus opposition leader to ensure Lukashenko’s safety if he resigns

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has pledged to ensure long-time President Alexander Lukashenko’s safety if he were to resign peacefully.

Bill Gates: Pandemic has stalled progress on tackling poverty

Bill Gates: Pandemic has stalled progress on tackling poverty

The coronavirus pandemic had stalled 20 years of progress in fighting poverty and disease, according to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

At least 33 dead from US fires since mid-August

At least 33 dead from US fires since mid-August

At least 33 people have been killed by fires raging in California, Oregon and Washington since the start of a record-breaking wave of fires in mid-August, according to the latest figures.

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