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Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

The United States faced a major embarrassment on Thursday after the UN General Assembly adopted a motion rejecting its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 128 member nations voted against the US, 35 abstained from voting while only nine in favour of the US.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

UN peacekeeper, two civilians killed in Mali attack

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the killings "in the strongest terms" and warned that "attacks targeting United Nations peacekeepers may constitute war crimes under international law."

Nov 07, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Kerala CM Chandy asks Centre to take steps to rescue jailed Keralites in Togo

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday urged the Centre to take immediate steps rescue the four Keralites jailed in Togo in West Africa. 

Jan 13, 2016, 12:21 PM IST
FIFA change Uganda-Togo 2018 World Cup qualifying ties

FIFA change Uganda-Togo 2018 World Cup qualifying ties

FIFA has rescheduled the dates of the 2018 World CUP first round qualifying matches between Uganda and Togo.

Oct 30, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Help stranded Keralites return to India: Oommen Chandy to Sushma Swaraj

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help eight Keralites stranded in two African countries return home at the earliest.

Sep 19, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Four dead in fuel tank explosion at Togo factory: Govt

 Four people were killed when a fuel tank exploded at a cement factory outside Togo`s capital, Lome, the country`s security minister said on Wednesday.

Jul 01, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Selom Klassou named as Togo`s new prime minister

 Togo`s President Faure Gnassingbe has named Selom Klassou as the country`s new prime minister after winning elections in April, extending his family`s nearly five-decade grip on power.

Jun 06, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

African leaders to discuss joint piracy response: Togo

African leaders will meet later this year in Togo to discuss drawing up a continental charter against maritime piracy, the country`s authorities have announced.

Jun 03, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Togo government resigns as President begins third term

Togo`s Prime Minister Kwesi Seleagodji Ahoomey-Zunu and his government resigned on Friday, an expected move after elections last month that saw President Faure Gnassingbe extend his family`s nearly five-decade grip on power.

May 23, 2015, 05:48 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Togolese president on re-election

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated his Togolese counterpart Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe on his re-election.

May 18, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Togo opposition rejects presidential election victory

Togo`s main opposition party on Wednesday rejected official presidential election results declaring victory for incumbent Faure Gnassingbe with 58.75 percent of the vote, and instead claimed a win for its candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre.

Apr 29, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Togo president re-elected with 58.75 pc of vote: Official

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won a third term with 58.75 per cent of the vote in Saturday's polls, the electoral commission said, with his main rival Jean-Pierre Fabre taking 34.95 per cent.

Apr 29, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Togo president extends lead in vote: partial results

Togo`s incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe has extended a strong lead over his main rival in a weekend poll, according to the latest partial results issued Tuesday.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Togo president ahead in weekend vote: Partial results

Togo`s incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe appeared set for a third term Monday after a weekend election, with partial results giving him a strong lead.

Apr 28, 2015, 03:44 AM IST

PM Modi conveys best wishes to Togo on their National Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended best wishes to the people of Togo, on their National Day.

Apr 27, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Togo votes for a new president

Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family`s grip on power into a second half-century.

Apr 25, 2015, 09:22 AM IST
Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave

Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave

Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor has returned from compassionate leave and is available for Saturday`s Premier League match against Burnley, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.

Dec 20, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradise

A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea -- the new epicentre of piracy in Africa -- are struggling to get their act together.

Dec 19, 2014, 10:32 AM IST
Emmanuel Adebayor's brother says striker 'brainwashed' by Islamic leaders

Emmanuel Adebayor's brother says striker 'brainwashed' by Islamic leaders

Togo football star Emmanuel Adebayor's brother Kola has said that the Tottenham Hotspur striker has been "brainwashed" by Islamic spiritual leaders into believing that their mother used black magic to ruin his form on the field.

Dec 01, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

Togo`s opposition calls for massive street protest

Togo`s opposition on Thursday called for a large-scale protest on the streets of the capital to demand political reforms before next year`s general election.

Nov 27, 2014, 17:24 PM IST