A local guide for two French tourists who went missing on safari in Benin last week has been found shot dead and their car burned out, a local official and a regional security source said.
Two French tourists and their guide have been missing for the last two days after going on a game drive in Pendjari National Park in northern Benin, near the border with Burkina Faso, the company that manages the park said on Friday.
Police in Benin on Wednesday surrounded the home of ex-president Thomas Boni Yayi who led calls for an election boycott, hours after initial results showed a record low turnout in the polls.
The Gulf of Guinea has become an increasing target for pirates who steal cargo and demand ransoms, even as piracy incidents fall worldwide, experts say.
With Ramadan, the popular treasure hunt returns at Katara Cultural Village. Celebrating the holy month, Katara is running the competition for the third consecutive year and it has already attracted a huge audience.
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Arab expatriate to one year in jail for attempting to bribe a border officer to get out of the country illegally.
HMC will soon roll out the new clinical information system (CIS) across its Paediatric Emergency Centres (PECs) starting with Airport PEC in October.