The death toll from a crowded ferry capsizing in Lake Victoria rose sharply to 207 yesterday, a Tanzanian minister said, as rescue workers found a lucky survivor.
Britain said yesterday that it would not capitulate in Brexit talks and again urged its EU partners to engage with its proposals, as ministers in Paris and Berlin suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London.
South Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) yesterday launched its campaign ahead of highly-contested elections due next year.
Search and rescue operations in villages recently hit by a massive landslide in Naga City, Cebu, were temporarily stopped yesterday because of bad weather, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah yesterday took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi accusing him of speaking on the lines of Pakistan and asked the opposition leader whether he was trying to forge an international alliance in the name of “Modi Hatao (remove Modi).”
The Congress Party yesterday refuted the claims of Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that French firm Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets, had signed a contract with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited in 2012 ....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner.