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3 days ago | March 17, 2019

Theresa May asks MPs for ‘honourable compromise’ on Brexit

Theresa May has asked MPs to make an “honourable compromise” as she seeks to persuade them to back her ...

5 days ago | March 15, 2019

Mozambique lashed with rain, as cyclone loses power

Mozambique has been lashed by strong winds and widespread rain as a tropical cyclone loses power after making landfall ...

20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

Authorities in Nigeria say 20 people are confirmed dead in the school building that collapsed on Wednesday, and most of ...

49 killed in ‘terrorist’ attack on mosques in New Zealand

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 others injured in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand city of ...

7 days ago | March 13, 2019

UK MPs resoundingly reject May’s Brexit exit deal

British MPs have resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal for a second time, leaving the ...

All-female court panel finds woman ‘too ugly’ to be raped

Italy’s Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict ...

Australian Cardinal jailed 6 years for abusing boys

Disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in prison yesterday for the sexual abuse of two ...

At least four killed in Nigeria school building collapse

At least four people have been killed and as many as 100 children are feared trapped after a building, home to a primary ...

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braces for Cyclone Idai

BLANTYRE – The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said yesterday, ...

Boy (13) arrested after SA school pupil stabbed to death

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Mondeor High School pupil, south of ...

US refuses to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia plane crash

The United States said there is “no basis” to ground Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes, after a second crash involving the model ...

1 week ago | March 12, 2019

Massive storm takes aim at Mozambique

A powerful tropical cyclone could hit Mozambique by the end of the week, says the South African Weather Service (SAWS). ...

1 week ago | March 10, 2019

157 perish in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

None of the 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed yesterday morning en route from Addis Ababa to ...

Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths

Tunisia’s Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital ...