13 people killed in Nigeria building collapse Jul 17, 2019 0 935 12345 Jos: Thirteen people in central Nigeria died after a three-storey residential building collapsed after torrential rain, emergency workers said Tuesday. Rescue crews sifted through the rubble overnight after the building in the city of Jos came down on Monday. A Red Cross official said that 13 bodies had been recovered so far and seven survivors were being treated in hospital. The collapse came after three days of pounding rain. Emergency officials said it occurred during working hours, sparing dozens of residents. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Khamenei ups the ante against US, vows nuclear deal breach Jul 17, 2019 0 1063 Sudan paramilitaries ‘torture’ civilian to death, say doctors Jul 17, 2019 0 269 3 children among 10 civilians killed in Syria regime air raids Jul 17, 2019 0 245 Palestinians warn diplomats over Israel demolition plans AFP Jerusalem Palestinian officials urged diplomats Tuesday to take action to prevent Israel from carrying out a demolition order against Palestinian homes in the Jerusalem area as a deadline related to it approached. .. Iran’s Zarif warns US is ‘playing with fire’ AFP United States Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Monday that the United States is “playing with fire,” echoing remarks by President Donald Trump as the two sides are locked in a standoff over .. Iran confirms arrest of French-Iranian academic Tehran: Iran confirmed Tuesday arrest of a French-Iranian academic without giving any details of her case. The detention of Fariba Adelkhah, 60, risks increasing tension between Paris and Tehran at a critical moment in .. ‘Pirates’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast AFP Ankara Ten Turkish sailors on a cargo ship were kidnapped by armed men off the coast of Nigeria, Turkish state media reported Tuesday. The Turkish-flagged Paksoy-I cargo vessel, operated by shipping company .. UN envoy arrives in Yemen for talks with Houthi rebels dpa Sana’a The United Nations’ special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, arrived in Sana’a on Tuesday, an airport source said, for meetings with the Houthi rebels a day after meeting their rivals. Griffiths met Yemeni .. S Africa’s Zuma bats away graft inquiry questions Johannesburg: Former South African president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday rebuffed all accusations of wrongdoing on his second day of testimony at an inquiry into corruption under his rule. Zuma said he and his family had ..