Evaculation Dozens of officials flocked to the port to help passengers A disabled cruise ship docked in the island nation of the Seychelles Thursday after three days at sea without power. Dozens of officials flocked to the port to help passengers, some of whom applauded as the Costa Allegra neared shore.
Heavily armed gunmen fired on an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria in the latest in a spate of pirate attacks in the increasingly treacherous Gulf of Guinea, a maritime watchdog said Thursday.
Tension: Ex president still wielss influence Several thousand supporters of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide filled the streets of Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital, on the eighth anniversary of his toppling.
Egypt has decided to lift a travel ban preventing American pro-democracy activists from leaving the country, judicial sources said on Wednesday, a move that is likely to defuse a standoff that has plunged U.S.-Egyptian ties into a crisis.