9 Persons Killed In Turkey Train Crash – World News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News
Connect with us

World News

9 Persons Killed In Turkey Train Crash

Published

on

9 Persons Killed In Turkey Train Crash

Nine persons were killed and forty-seven others were injured in turkey when a high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday.

READ:  Malcom Turnbull Ousted As Scott Morrison Becomes New Australian PM

Two cars derailed, hitting the station’s overpass which then collapsed onto the train.

Television footage showed emergency services working to rescue passengers from wrangled cars and debris. Hurriyet newspaper said sniffer dogs assisted efforts to find survivors.

READ:  NATO: "I Believe In NATO" - President Trump

The newspaper reported that everyone had been removed from the debris and no one else was believed to be trapped.

World News

Thailand To Hold First Elections After Military Rule

Published

on

By

Thailand To hold Elections In March After Military Rule

Thailand says it will finally hold elections in march after more than four years of military rule.

The poll will be the first since generals ousted a democratically elected government in 2014 after months of violent street protests.

READ:  Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel Resigns

The election commission announced the decision on Wednesday after having postponed the vote’s date several times.

In December the commission said the elections would be held in Febuary, but the military government expressed concern that election-related events would clash with early preparations for the coronation of King Maha scheduled for May.

READ:  Turkish, U.S. Military Officials Reach Agreement On Plan For Manbij

The monarchy is revered in Thailand, and this year’s coronation will be the first in living memory for most of the population.

Continue Reading

World News

U.S. Senate Plans To End Partial Shutdown

Published

on

By

U.S. Senate Plans To End Shutdown

The U.S. Senate is on the path to resolving a partial shutdown that has lasted for a month now, but there was no sign of relief anytime soon for 800,000 federal workers who are working without pay.

READ:  Nairobi Suspends Ban On Matatus

Republican senate majority leader Mitch Mcconnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday on a proposal by Democrats to fund the government for three weeks, but without attaching the 5 billion dollars president Donald Trump is demanding for U.S.-Mexico border wall.

READ:  U.S.-led Fight On Islamic State Killed More Than 1,100 Civilians - Pentagon

The president has opposed similar legislation.

The senate leader said he would also bring up for a Thursday vote, a proposal by trump to end the shutdown that includes border wall funding and relief for “dreamers,” people brought illegally to the united states as children.

READ:  FBI Hopes To Learn What Drove Ex-Marine To Kill 12 In California Bar

Continue Reading

African News

France Extradites CAR Football Official Wanted By ICC

Published

on

By

France Extradites CAR Football Official Wanted By ICC

France has extradited to the Hague, a senior Central African Republic football official wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes committed in the C.A.R.

READ:  Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel Resigns

A committee member of the Confederation of African Football  Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, was arrested in Paris last month for coordinating attacks on Muslims in his country. He has denied the allegations.

READ:  Amaechi Says Port Harcourt To Maiduguri Railway In Progress

Patrice had declared himself political co-ordinator of the Christian anti-Balaka militia. The group has been blamed for hundreds of killings.  The ICC says Patrice was responsible for murder, torture and the recruitment of child soldiers.

READ:  FBI Hopes To Learn What Drove Ex-Marine To Kill 12 In California Bar

Continue Reading

TRENDING

Trending

Subscribe to ANN News Alert

Be the first to receive the latest news from Africa and around the world.

%d bloggers like this: