Five days on, hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Hopes of finding more survivors after Mexico City's devastating quakedwindled to virtually nothing on Sunday, five days after the 7.1 tremor rocked the heart of the mega-city, toppling ... Continue Reading →

Anxiety mounts as clock ticks down on Mexico quake rescue

Anxiety mounted Friday as Mexico approached the crucial 72-hour mark after a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 300 people, with exhausted rescuers racing to reach survivors ... Continue Reading →

UN launches new push for Libya peace

The United Nations on Wednesday launched a new push to bring stability to Libya, which has been ravaged by chaos since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Moamer Kadhafi.UN Secretary ... Continue Reading →

British Airways to resume flights to Seychelles in major boost for tourism

British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, giving the island nation a major new boost to its tourism market, officials said on Tuesday.The ... Continue Reading →

Prison for drug offenders on outer island in Seychelles to close Sept. 30

The Seychelles' prison on Marie-Louise, an outer island, where convicted drug traffickers are sent, will close down on September 30, and the facilities in place will be used by the ... Continue Reading →