(Reuters) – Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine.
Médecins Sans Frontières has launched a scathing attack on the international community for its slow and patchy response to the effort to stamp out Ebola
As the United Nations is currently debating how to allocate about US$2,5 trillion in development aid for the 2015-2030 period
OUAGADOUGOU — An officer in Burkina Faso’s presidential guard seized power yesterday promising to lead the West African country to elections
In China, hair extensions, wigs and weaves are big business.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say “justice was not served” after South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter.
President Barack Obama yesterday said US airstrikes had destroyed arms that Islamic State militants could have used against Iraqi Kurds.
Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities, announcing the toughest measures yet imposed by a west African government to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.
At the 23rd AU Heads of State and Government Summit in Equatorial Guinea last week, a petition calling on African leaders to recommit to spending at least 10% of national budgets on effective agriculture gathered more than 2 million signatures.
NOUAKCHOTT — Small groups of voters trickled into polling centres in Mauritania early yesterday