13 burnt to death after bus-digger collision in Nigeria Aug 11, 2018 0 37 12345 LAGOS Thirteen people burnt to death when a bus burst into flames after a head-on collision with a digger near Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Friday. "A pail loader (digger) skidded off the road and had a head-on collision with an oncoming bus,"Rives state police spokesman Nnamdi Omoni told AFP. He said the bus had left Port Harcourt for Lagos on Thursday morning with the driver and 13 passengers on board."The bus went up in flames and all except one person were burnt beyond recognition,"he said. (AFP) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Australians 'troll' MPs for free Queen portraits Aug 11, 2018 0 57 Philippines to review casino project after Duterte's order Aug 11, 2018 0 42 Oppn's legal challenge delays Mnangagwa's inauguration Aug 11, 2018 0 39 UN says Russia must end jail torture, prosecute guards REUTERS GENEVA RUSSIA must halt torture of detainees and prosecute the perpetrators, including prison guards caught on video beating an inmate, United Nations human rights investigators said on Friday. The UN .. Undocumented Filipinos in Malaysia urged to go home PhilStar/Agencies MANILA Undocumented Filipinos in Malaysia are encouraged to take advantage of the Malaysian government's voluntary deportation programme before the month ends. An estimated 400,000 .. Philippine Navy to make historic first port call to Russia MANILA The Philippine Navy will soon make its historic first port call to Russia, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed. "We're just reciprocating their gestures. They visited us twice," he told reporters .. 10 killed in botched bank heists in Nigeria LAGOS Armed robbers killed at least 10 people, including a policeman, when they raided a police station and two banks in southern Nigeria, police said on Friday. The incident, which took place on Thursday in Igarra in Edo .. Probe after Tokyo medical school excludes women TOKYO Japan on Friday launched an unprecedented probe into gender discrimination at all the nation's medical universities after a Tokyo medical school admitted to altering the entrance test results of female .. 10 dead in east Congo Ebola flare-up BENI Ten people have died in an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a toll issued Friday that said 27 other deaths were suspected to be Ebola-related. Forty-four confirmed and probable .. Kenyan parliament rejects call to probe ministers over sugar imports NAIROBI Kenyan lawmakers have rejected a report by two parliamentary committees that recommended the finance minister and a cabinet colleague be investigated over their handling of sugar imports, local newspapers .. Death toll from Indonesia quake climbs over 320 REUTERS PEMANANG, Indonesia THE death toll from a huge 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Lombok island has climbed to more than 320, officials said on Friday, even as relief efforts picked up pace.| The ..