The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear an appeal seeking guidelines on 100% insurance coverage for around 1.5mn people whose money is blocked in the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC Bank).
Hong Kong’s embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech yesterday after she was shouted down by opposition lawmakers on a day that also saw a prominent protest leader left bloodied by hammer-wielding thugs.
Oil minister Timipre Sylva said Nigeria knows it cannot recover $62 billion from oil majors despite ongoing cases against the companies for money the government believes it is owed.
Sudan peace talks stalled before they began in Juba on Wednesday as a key rebel grouping said it refused to negotiate with Khartoum
Indian security forces killed three separatists, while suspected militants shot dead two people on Wednesday
At least seven protesters were killed by security forces in Guinea this week during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term
Doctors on Wednesday hailed as a "miracle" the survival of a newborn girl found several days after being buried alive
Airline Swiss expects to resume mostly normal service with its fleet of Airbus A220 jets on Thursday after temporarily grounding the jets for safety checks of their engines, it said on Wednesday.
A man who paid the rent on a Dutch farmhouse where six members of a family were found locked away in a secret room will appear in court on Thursday on charges of unlawful detention and harming others' health