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.

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.

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.

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.

Togo opposition slams president over refusal to reform

Togo`s opposition on Wednesday slammed President Faure Gnassingbe`s rejection of political reform before next year`s general election, but vowed to keep up the pressure on him to act.

Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier
Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier

Ghanaian defender John Boye has been ruled out of Wednesday`s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo in Lome because of an ankle injury.

47 killed in Togo road crash

Forty-seven people died and 15 others were were seriously injured in a collision between a truck and a commercial bus in Talo, a village 185 kilometres north of the Togolese capital Lome, the government said today.

Captain James lays Vivaan to rest

Indian merchant ship captain Sunil James, who was freed from Togo jail after being arrested for allegedly aiding pirates, performed last rites of his son on Sunday.

Indian sailor Sunil James released in Togo, family thanks PM

The family of Sunil James thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the Indian merchant ship captain`s release from Togo jail.

Captain Sunil James freed from Togo jail, on way back to India

Captain Sunil James of oil tanker MT Ocean Centurian, who was arrested in July on charges of aiding pirates off the coast of Togo, has been released.

Family of detained Indian ship captain meets PM

James and two of his colleagues, on board MT Ocean Centurion, were detained by authorities in Togo July 31.

PM assures help to family of Indian sailor jailed in Togo

The family members of merchant navy captain Sunil James, jailed in Togo, on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his early release to conduct the last rites of his 11-month-old son who died recently.

Will Indian Merchant Navy captain be released for his only child`s cremation?

Monday will be a very crucial day for the aggrieved family of Indian Merchant Navy Captain Sunil James as a Togo court is set to decide whether he will be allowed to return home to perform the last rites of his only son.

India in touch with Togo officials for early release of sailor

Indian officials from Accra on Saturday met the jailed Indian sailor whose family eagerly awaits his return for performing the last rites of his 11-month son who died earlier this week.

Indian officials meet jailed sailor in Togo, family awaits justice

A consular officer is reported to have met jailed Indian merchant Navy captain Sunil James and two sailors in the West African nation of Togo.

India trying to get jailed sailor back for son`s last rites: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs has said it is trying to make arrangements to get jailed merchant Navy captain Sunil James back to perform the last rites of his 11-month-old son Vivaan.

Togo ruling party wins majority in Parliament

Togo`s ruling party has won 62 of 91 seats in parliamentary elections, provisional results showed, allowing the ruling family to maintain its decades-long grip on power.

Mali army pushes farthest east toward city of Gao

Mali`s military and French forces have pushed toward Islamic extremist stronghold in the city of Gao, in their farthest push east since launching an operation to retake land controlled by the rebels.

Togo group adopts 2-term limit for President

Togo`s President and the country`s opposition adopted a proposal this week, which calls for a two-term limit for the head of state.

Pirates free Russian tanker crew

A group of pirates hijacked an oil tanker with a Russian crew in the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa on Tuesday.