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.

Togo: Women to go on sex strike demanding Prez res

Hundreds of Chinese staged anti-Japan demonstrations in several Chinese cities for a second weekend.

Hinduism spreads in Ghana, reaches Togo

From just two dozen people in the mid 1970s to 3,000 families now, Hinduism is spreading in Ghana.

Winds capsize boats in Togo, 36 dead

Thirty-six people were killed when winds capsized several boats on a lake.

Gnassingbe declared presidential winner in Togo

The president of Togo`s election commission has declared the son of the late dictator winner of the presidential race with 60.9 percent of the vote.

Opposition candidate claims victory in Togo`s Presidential Election

Jean-Pierre Fabre, the main opponent of outgoing President Faure Gnassingbe in Togo Presidential Election, claimed on Friday to have won the poll held the previous day.

Over 3 million to vote in Togo Presidential Election

More than three million people are expected to vote on Thursday in Togo to pick a new president, with candidates including incumbent Faure Gnassingbe, in the small west African nation notorious for electoral violence.