Remembering lives lost in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash

Ten years ago today, a Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 from Abuja crash-landed at Port Harcourt international Airport at about 2: 08 pm. The plane, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 with 110 people on board, burst into flames immediately leading to the death of 103 people.  Among the passengers were about sixty-one secondary school students from Loyola… Read More Remembering lives lost in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash

Court acquits Bollywood star, Salman Khan, of hit-and-run incident

The high court in the Indian city of Mumbai has overturned Bollywood star Salman Khan’s conviction for a 2002 hit-and-run case. In May, a lower court convicted him of culpable homicide and sentenced him to five years in jail for driving over and killing a man sleeping on a pavement. But the appeals judge ruled… Read More Court acquits Bollywood star, Salman Khan, of hit-and-run incident

Five charged with terror conspiracy in Sydney, Australia

Five suspects, including a 15-year-old boy, have been charged with conspiracy to plan a terrorist attack in Sydney following a series of counterterrorism raids across the city, according to Australian officials. Announcing the charges on Thursday, Australian police said they were becoming increasingly concerned about the growing number of teenagers becoming radicalized in the country.… Read More Five charged with terror conspiracy in Sydney, Australia