Thailand to hold official coronation ceremonies for new king in early May

Thailand’s king will be officially crowned in elaborate ceremonies on May 4-6 as the latest ruler in the centuries-old monarchy, the royal palace said on Tuesday. 66-year-old King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been serving since shortly after his father died in 2016 following a 70-year reign. “His Majesty deems it fit to hold the coronation ceremony… Read More Thailand to hold official coronation ceremonies for new king in early May

UK police launches investigation into stabbings of police officer, civilians in Manchester on New Year Eve

A man armed with a kitchen knife stabbed three people, including a police officer, at Manchester Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve in an attack police are treating as terrorism-related. Greater Manchester Police said they were searching an address in the Cheetham Hill area of the city on Tuesday after they detained a man… Read More UK police launches investigation into stabbings of police officer, civilians in Manchester on New Year Eve

Eight injured as driver rams into New Year crowd in central Tokyo

At least eight people were injured, one seriously, when a vehicle plowed into crowds celebrating New Year’s Day in Tokyo early on Tuesday. A police spokesman said the driver had been detained and national broadcaster NHK said the man had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He was identified as 21-year-old Kazuhiro Kusakabe, from… Read More Eight injured as driver rams into New Year crowd in central Tokyo

Two dead, dozens missing following landslides on Indonesian island of Java

Landslides on Indonesia’s heavily populated island of Java killed at least two people and left 41 missing, an official at the country’s disaster agency said on Tuesday. The landslides, which struck a village in West Java on Monday, also injured 2 people and buried thirty homes, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster agency… Read More Two dead, dozens missing following landslides on Indonesian island of Java

Ato Ulzen-Appiah, Buumba Malambo, Others Voted 2018 African Youths of the Year

​ After weeks of public voting, winners of the 5th edition of Africa’s most coveted award for young achievers, Africa Youth Awards have been announced. In commemoration of its 5th edition, the awards announced only 5 categories which featured 60 nominees from 28 countries across Africa and received massive participation from across the globe. Winning… Read More Ato Ulzen-Appiah, Buumba Malambo, Others Voted 2018 African Youths of the Year