Nigeria’s military is moving 200 girls and 93 women from a northeastern forest where they were rescued from Boko Haram extremists and plans to check their physical and mental health, the army spokesman said Wednesday.
The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.
There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest, where avalanches were triggered.
A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital, Kathmandu, with strong tremors felt across neighboring countries.The death toll had risen to over 870 as of Saturday night, according to police.
Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The quake measured 7.8 and struck an area between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.
Night Wolves intend to follow path taken by Red Army in World War Two, driving to Berlin for Victory Day celebration
The Polish foreign ministry has banned a biker gang linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin from entering the country. The Night Wolves had planned to enter next week as part of a ride across Europe to commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War Two.
Afghanistan and war-torn Syria joined eight sub-Saharan countries in Africa — Togo, Burundi, Benin, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Chad — as the 10 least happy of 158 countries.
After UK elections, dramatic change in U.S.-European relations and U.S. foreign policy not impossible
The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Scottish Nationalists, UK Independents (UKIP) and Greens
Police in France have been hunting for possible accomplices to an Algerian Muslim whose plan to attack churches was foiled when his arsenal of weapons was uncovered purely by chance.
Sara Omar, grandma of US President Barack Obama, has emphasized the significance of the Prophet Muhammad exhibition in Makkah and said it reflects the moderate teachings of Islam that calls for tolerance and rejects violence.
Despite a relationship overshadowed by Japan’s wartime past and a territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea, the leaders of China and Japan held a 29-minute meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of a conference in Jakarta