People gathered in disbelief as they watched the 850-year-old Gothic building burn.
Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible,” commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu said, citing logistical issues. The vote has been rescheduled […]
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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The plane carrying Mr Habyarimana was shot down by a missile in April 1994, triggering the Rwandan genocide French judges have dropped a long-running investigation into the shooting down of a plane carrying the former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana. His death in 1994 was a trigger of the genocide. A […]