International News

1 week ago | November 13, 2018

Japan is now giving away homes for ‘free’

Akiya, is Japanese for ‘abandoned homes’. A phenomena fast-becoming a big problem in Japan. Cities like Tokyo is known ...

Nigeria appoints new commander against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has appointed a new commander to lead the fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the country’s restive ...

Uganda school fire kills students

KAMPALA—Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda early yesterday, ...

Death toll from Somalia hotel attack rises to 39

MOGADISHU — The number of people killed when suicide bombers and gunmen struck a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital has ...

200 missing as winds fan California wild fires

Fierce, dry winds were expected to fan the flames of deadly wildfires burning in California on Monday, heightening the ...

149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen

At least 149 people including civilians have been killed in 24 hours of clashes between government loyalists and rebels ...

Cash runs out in Sudan capital

KHARTOUM—Many cash machines in the Sudanese capital have run out of banknotes as the government scrambles to prevent ...

1 week ago | November 12, 2018

Suicide bomber kills six including police near checkpoint in ...

KABUL- A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people near a ...

North Korea not giving up its nuclear weapons any time soon

SEOUL – A U.S. think tank said on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 undeclared missile ...

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy under attack from all sides

LONDON/BRUSSELS – Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy came under attack from all sides on Monday, ...

California wildfires reach grim milestone with death toll rising to 31

The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, ...

2 weeks ago | November 10, 2018

Hundreds of buffaloes drown in Botswana

More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Botswana this week, the ...

Zuma to pay costs for review of state capture report

Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his application for leave to appeal a judgment that said he should pay the costs of ...

Malawi President fires deputy ahead of presidential polls

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has reportedly sacked his deputy, Saulos Chilima, in a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of a ...