People arriving at the scene of the blast yesterday. — Al Jazeera

Pakistan mourns attack victims

Islamabad (Pakistan) — Pakistan has closed two of its border crossings with Afghanistan and demanded that Kabul takes action against 76 “terrorists” it says are hiding in Afghan territory in response...
CYCLONE DINEO MOZAMBIQUE

Dineo wrecks 20 000 houses in Mozambique

Durban — A total of 20 000 houses have been destroyed and 130 000 people displaced in Mozambique due to tropical cyclone Dineo, the country’s national emergency operations centre (CENOE) said on Thur...
Jacob Zuma

MPs brawl as Zuma delivers SONA

South Africa’s parliament has witnessed chaotic scenes, with opposition MPs denouncing President Jacob Zuma as a “scoundrel” and “rotten to the core” because of corruption allegations, and then clash...