Japan races to gain new information on journalist with fate linked to captured Jordanian fighter pilot, female Qaeda prisoner
Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and seasoned politician, as the country’s president, giving a big political boost to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi who nominated him.
Former German President Richard von Weizsäcker, the statesman who addressed Nazi crimes more directly than his predecessors and helped shape how Germans view their past, died.
A state-election mauling was the latest setback for Australia’s prime minister with Queensland voters adding to an anticonservative mood threatening his coalition in elections next year.
Wins Australian Open for the sixth time
Russia’s economy minister said Saturday that the country’s gross domestic product is expected to shrink by 3% in 2015 with oil prices at $50 a barrel and an estimated capital outflow at $115 billion, Russian news agencies reported.
India on Saturday successfully used a mobile launcher to test-fire a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that could strike targets in Pakistan and China.
The Military authorities on Friday confirmed
that its troops sacked the terrorists who had been occupying Michika and
its environs in Adamawa.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Director of Defence
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
(CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says the country has recorded an impressive
growth in the electronic payments system in the last eight years.
Emefiele said this at the inauguration of the payments system strategy
board, payment scheme boards and initiative working groups on Friday...
The Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG)
said no party or group had written to say that it was not interested in
participating in the elections debate.
Mr Taiwo Alimi, founding Chairman/Consultant of the NEDG, said this in