India PM Narendra Modi vows to ‘restore’ Kashmir’s ‘past glory’

India PM Narendra Modi vows to ‘restore’ Kashmir’s ‘past glory’

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status would restore the region to its “past glory”. He said Kashmir will play an “important role” in India’s development during his Independence Day speech on Thursday. He said Article 370, the constitutional provision that granted it […]

Kenya officials ‘exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform’

Kenya officials ‘exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform’

Image copyright The Standard Image caption One local official says the uniform was removed after a “symbolic burial” Officials in western Kenya have exhumed the body of a local man to strip him of the uniform he was buried in, his widow has told the BBC. Martin Shikuku Alukoye was buried in his full Kakamega […]

Kenya officials exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform

Kenya officials exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The exhumation was said to have broken local laws and cultural practices (file image of burial) Officials in western Kenya have exhumed the body of a local man to strip him of the uniform he was buried in, according to reports. Martin Shikuku Alukoye was buried in his full Kakamega […]

The children sent to a DR Congo ‘holiday camp’ never to come back

The children sent to a DR Congo ‘holiday camp’ never to come back

Image copyright Benoit De Freine Image caption Abdula Libenge holds a picture of his missing daughter A court in Belgium is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction and trafficking of children from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Children were brought to Belgium and adopted by families who had been told they were orphans. Years later, […]

The children sent to a DRC ‘holiday camp’ never to come back

The children sent to a DRC ‘holiday camp’ never to come back

Image copyright Benoit De Freine Image caption Suriya Muyombe in the village of Gemena holds a picture of her missing daughter A court in Belgium is investigating an orphanage for alleged abduction and trafficking of children from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Children were brought to Belgium and adopted by families who had been told […]

Joshua Akinotan plays several instruments and looks set for stardom.

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London officer appears on Nigerian Big Brother

London officer appears on Nigerian Big Brother

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Scotland Yard said it had not granted Ms Kareem’s request to appear on the programme A police officer is appearing on the Nigerian version of Big Brother despite bosses refusing her permission. The Metropolitan Police said it was carrying out an internal investigation after PC Khafi Kareem went on […]

Ibraheem Zakzaky: Nigerian IMN leader flown to India for treatment

Ibraheem Zakzaky: Nigerian IMN leader flown to India for treatment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protesters hold placard and shout slogans demand to release the Nigerian Ibrahim Zakzaky The imprisoned leader of a banned Shia Muslim group in Nigeria has been flown to India for medical treatment. A court recently granted him medical leave after nearly four years in custody during a lengthy legal process. […]

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Image copyright Reuters Image caption An outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 1,800 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said. Four drugs were trialled on patients in the Democratic Republic of […]