YEMEN’S Shia Houthi rebels have made more gains in the city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition.
Fighting in the southern city has intensified as rebels and forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi battle for control.
BURKINA Faso Government on Wednesday confirmed in Ouagadougou an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu in two regions of Kadiogo province in Centre region and Sanguie in Centre-West region.
A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn, Lancashire, was detained on April 2 following the examination of a number of electronic devices, police said.
A survey on e-cigarette among high school students in England has revealed that one in five students has used it, according to a published yesterday in the journal BMC Public Health.
The report said large number of 14 to 17 year-olds interviewed revealed use of e-cigarette marked their introduction to tobacco.
Germany’s Lufthansa Group on Tuesday announced the cancellation of its 60-year anniversary celebration to respect the crash victims of flight 4U9525.
Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson and current member of parliament, Mandla Mandela, was convicted of assault by a regional court yesterday.
Kenya’s plan to construct a security wall that will run for 20 km in its first phase of the 80 km stretch has received a mixed reaction among the locals and area leaders.
The wall will run from border point one to Bulla Hawa along the common border with Somalia.
India yesterday sent its first plane to evacuate Indians stranded in war-ravaged Yemen, sources said.
The Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs on Tuesday sent relief supplies to Jianhe County in southwestern Guizhou Province after it was hit by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake.
Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries taken out was spot-on, doctors said Tuesday.
Jolie announced via a commentary in the New York Times that she’d had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed — something she had previously said she was almost certainly going to do. Experts in genetic cancers were not surprised.