The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018, launched the 10-year Cahsew Development Plan, in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region, a plan aimed at diversifying Ghanaian agriculture.

President Hassan Rouhani has urged Saudi Arabia and its allies to stop their “blame game” against Iran over Yemen’s crisis, saying efforts should instead be driven towards ending the deadly war on the impoverished nation and pave the way for intra-Yemeni dialog.

A woman, who has previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment, says the president should be afraid of the truth.

On Monday, Rachel Crooks told The Washington Post that Trump had kissed her forcibly in Trump Tower in 2006, an accusation Trump rejected.

The Philippines’ presidential spokesman has rejected a recent official US intelligence assessment that refers to President Rodrigo Duterte as a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia.

Iranian professional football club Esteghlal Tehran has pulled off a deserved victory in the group stage of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, defeating Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Libya rescues 441 refugees off western coast

Libya's coastguard rescued 441 refugees in two separate operations as their boats drifted off the western coast, the navy and a doctor said on Tuesday.

Thirty-five women and 16 children were among 324 illegal refugees rescued in one of the operations on Monday with help from a fishing boat, a navy statement said.

An Arizona woman with a history of headaches says she recently went to bed with throbbing pain and woke up with a British accent. Michelle Myers is a former Texas beauty queen who has never even left the United States, and she says at least three times in the last seven years she has gone to sleep with a headache and woken up with an entirely different accent, KNXV-TV reports.

An Egyptian court has put Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh, a senior anti-government activist, on "terrorism" list over what they say was his secret links to the leadership of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood party.

At least 17 people have been killed and several others injured in Mozambique's capital when a 15-meter pile of garbage collapsed due to heavy rain and buried seven houses, officials say.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Cholera outbreak kills nine in Malawi

A cholera outbreak in Malawi described as "very difficult to contain" has claimed nine lives and affected a total of 541 people nationwide, health officials said on Tuesday.