Africans held with cocaine worth Rs 40 crore in Delhi

"The 4-kg drugs consignment is suspected to be cocaine and is worth Rs 40 crore in the international market," a senior officer said.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

US church shooter had list of targets and more ammunition

The self-described white supremacist accused of killing nine African American churchgoers in Charleston had a gun, more ammunition and a list of churches in his car, jurors in his federal death penalty trial heard Monday.

Dec 13, 2016, 04:39 AM IST
Donald Trump links death of NBA star's cousin to black vote

Donald Trump links death of NBA star's cousin to black vote

Donald Trump said that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin were one of the reasons that African-Americans will vote for the Republican presidential nominee.

Aug 28, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

The government on Thursday said the recent incidents of violence against Africans in the country were not racial in nature and that it is taking steps to ensure the safety of African students in India.

Jul 21, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the recent attack on Ethiopian troops at an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base in Halgan, Somalia, and called on the Horn of African country to "remain resolute in the fight against Al-Shabaab and extremism".

Jun 11, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Hauz Khaz residents sensitised about African nationals

Delhi Police had started sensitization programme following a series of alleged assault on Africans in south Delhi.

Jun 05, 2016, 05:58 AM IST

Attacks racist but have belief in Indian govt: African envoy

Calling as "racist" the recent attacks on African nationals, South African envoy Malose William Mogale today said he has firm belief in the government here to deal with such incidents.

May 29, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Indian, African experts to participate in HIV-AIDS conference

Experts from India and East African nations will brainstorm ways to accelerate new preventive technologies for HIV-AIDS and to ensure greater role of low and middle-income economies in its vaccine research during a high-level technical session Tuesday.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj arrives for Asian African Conference

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived here on five-day visit to attend the 60th commemoration of the historical 1955 Asian-African Conference and the 10th anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership.

Apr 21, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

The West African countries hit hardest by Ebola are ramping up efforts to eradicate the deadly disease using lockdowns, restrictions on burials and a warning to survivors about the potential dangers of unprotected sex.

Mar 30, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

Israeli party seeks to give voice to ultra-Orthodox women

The leader of Israel`s first ultra-Orthodox Jewish women`s party said Monday that it is fighting in next month`s general election to give a voice to a deeply downtrodden group.

Feb 16, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Libya peace talks resume in Geneva

A new round of peace talks between Libya's warring factions resumed in Geneva on Monday as the country continued to sink into chaos.

Jan 26, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Ebola death toll passes 3,300: WHO

The death toll in the world`s worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now soared past 3,300, with the virus killing almost half of the more than 7,000 people it has infected, according to World Health Organization figures released Wednesday.

Oct 02, 2014, 02:37 AM IST

Niger parliament speaker charged with baby trafficking

Authorities in Niger have issued an arrest warrant for the west African country`s speaker of parliament in connection with a baby trafficking scandal, his lawyers said Monday.

Sep 30, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

Goa Cong opposes usage of word `negro` for African nationals

Goa Congress on Wednesday objected to the usage of the word "negros" in the official documents by the state government to refer to the African nationals.

Aug 21, 2014, 01:08 AM IST

Ugandan president accuses sex as root of African problems

Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda, believes that the Africans are poor because they are lazy, too fond of sex and they just want multiply and fill the earth.

Jul 05, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Two African nationals arrested for possessing cocaine

Two African nationals were today arrested on charges of drug peddling and 9 grams of cocaine was seized from their possession, police said

Jun 13, 2014, 16:00 PM IST

HCL Learning forays into Nepal, Middle East & Africa

The company's flagship product 'DigiSchool' has been introduced in 11 international schools in Middle East and Africa.

Jun 09, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Jun 01, 2014, 05:24 AM IST

Spain police arrest six in suspected jihadist cell

Spanish security forces launched pre-dawn raids Friday to break up a jihadist cell in Spain`s north African territory of Melilla, arresting six suspects, the government said.

May 30, 2014, 13:43 PM IST