A Tanzanian student was assaulted and partially stripped by a mob in the southern Indian city of Bangalore after a Sudanese student's car ran over and killed a local woman.

The mob attacked the 21-year-old woman and her three friends - all Tanzanians - as they were passing by the accident site a little later.


The UN has suspended peace talks aimed at ending Syria's five-year civil war, the organisation's special envoy has said on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

Staffan de Mistura admitted there had been a lack of progress but said that the negotiations had not failed.

The talks opened just two days ago and are due to resume again on February 25.


All 11 passengers and crew members on board the Bristow Helicopter enroute Lagos from Port Harcourt on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, have been rescued alive.

The aircraft, A 5N BJQ, Bristow Helicopter flying at 1,5000 feet with nine passengers was earlier reported missing.


The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, February 4, 2016, assured the European Union (EU) that his administration was doing its best to protect the fundamental human rights of persons in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations against Boko Haram insurgents.

One of the top officials of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Joseph O Oparaji, has lamented what he described as President Muhammadu Buhari’s crackdown of his group in Nigeria.

England striker Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham kept up the chase at the top with an easy win at Norwich.

Dele Alli tapped in inside the first two minutes after Christian Eriksen's low shot had been blocked.


Kane then stroked in the second from the spot after Alli, who came off with an illness at half-time, was fouled in trying to follow up Kane's saved shot.


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