|Ghana opposition urges electoral commission to publish results|
A spokesman for Ghana's opposition candidate Nana Akufo-Addo's party urged the electoral commission on Thursday release results quickly, saying further delays would create suspicion it was trying to overturn its win in the poll. The delay "gives suspicion that the commission is trying to overturn the clearly expressed will of the people", spokesman Sammy Awuku told a news conference broadcast live on radio stations.
|Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers|
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, including a famed rock star-turned-Muslim evangelist, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster. Engine trouble was initially believed responsible, but many questions remain, stirring new worries about the safety record of money-losing state carrier Pakistani International Airlines. The ATR-42 aircraft involved in the crash had undergone regular maintenance, including an "A-check" certification in October, said airline chairman Muhammad Azam Saigol.
|Strikes, anti-austerity rallies held across Greece|
ATHENS, Greece (AP) â€” A nationwide strike in Greece against spending cuts disrupted public transport, state-run schools, ferries and national rail services and left public hospitals running with emergency staff.
|Keaton Jennings century puts England in command against India|
South African-born batsman Keaton Jennings scored a stunning century on his debut as England made a solid start to their must-win fourth Test against India in Mumbai on Thursday. The left-hander -- who switched allegiance to England to boost his international career prospects -- made 112 as the visitors ended the day on 288-5 at the Wankhede Stadium. Jennings, 24, was almost caught before he had scored and took until the 12th ball to get off the mark, but when he did there was no stopping the tall opener.
|Turkey says Syrian Kurdish YPG working with Assad's forces north of Aleppo|
|ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman on Thursday said the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia was working together with the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the north of Aleppo province. At a news conference in Ankara, Ibrahim Kalin also said Turkey has conducted the "most intense" talks to help end the hostilities in Aleppo. (Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Nick Tattersall)|