Yemi Kosoko of the Indepent Nigerian News Network Channels said the dead consisted mostly of women and children, with bodies lined up on the streets of Dogo Nahawa village.
No parties are expected to get a majority of parliamentary seats, leading to what could be long and intense negotiations to form a government.
Indonesia’s Sumatra Island was rattled by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake on Friday, forcing residents in coastal communities to seek higher ground for fear of tsunamis.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved by the slimmest of margin a resolution that labels as genocide the death of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915.
The quake’s epicenter was found near the southern town of Jiashian, but shaking was felt as far as the capital Taipei, where earthquake-ready buildings reportedly swayed.
Strong aftershocks hit earthquake devastated Chile Wednesday, March 3, sending panic-stricken residents near the coasts to run to higher grounds.
Nissan Motor Co. announced the recall for about 540,000 vehicles worldwide due to potential problems in the break pedals pins that can cause it to wobble.
The police chief of Dubai is seeking the arrest of the prime minister and the head of the national intelligence agency of Israel in relation to the killing of a Hamas leader. Meanwhile, Israelis were banned from entering the emirate.
Hundreds of people have been killed after massive landslides, triggered by heavy rains, wiped out several villages in the mountainous eastern portion of Uganda.
Russia had its worst Winter Olympics performance ever in the Vancouver edition of the Games, finishing with a miserly three gold, five silver, and seven bronze medals, for 11th in the final standings.