Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win this prestigious award, in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.
07 May 2017 2:16 PM
Police said the 2 buses were trying to overtake other vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ended up striking each other.
07 May 2017 9:05 AM
A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.
07 May 2017 8:12 AM
Arun Jaitley also said India has “serious reservations” on China’s One Belt, One Road proposal.
07 May 2017 4:50 AM
ISIS is increasingly targeting religious minorities, challenging President al-Sisi, who promised to protect them from extremism.
05 May 2017 3:48 PM
An official said security forces on patrol saw a car blocking the street and believing it was being driven by militants, opened fire.
04 May 2017 1:16 PM
A senior official said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker.
25 Apr 2017 2:45 PM
Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.
20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM
The South Sudanese refugees wanted to be sent other East African countries to avoid their forced return to South Sudan.
19 Apr 2017 9:43 AM
Pirates told Reuters they would keep the crew to use as bargaining chips for the freedom of pirates jailed in India.
11 Apr 2017 8:32 AM
Zuma has easily survived previous such votes against him.
11 Apr 2017 3:22 AM
MP Amna Nosseir said that wearing the veil is not a requirement of Islam and in fact has non-Islamic origins.
10 Apr 2017 9:07 AM
The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement.
10 Apr 2017 8:00 AM
The second church was attacked in Alexandria hours after a bomb blast at a church in Tanta killed 26 people.
09 Apr 2017 6:35 PM
No one immediately claimed the attack.
09 Apr 2017 2:22 PM
UN peacekeeping mission UNMISS said on Wednesday that they had twice been prevented from accessing Pajok.
07 Apr 2017 9:04 PM
Bashir faces 10 charges, including three of genocide as well as war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western Darfur region.
07 Apr 2017 10:41 AM
Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said on Thursday that more than 40 other people suffered serious injuries.
06 Apr 2017 4:34 PM
Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.
05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM
Health officials said the type of meningitis C strain responsible for the latest outbreak was not common in Nigeria.
05 Apr 2017 2:26 PM