International News

2 months ago | August 4, 2018

Dozens killed in Saudi air raids in Yemen city

At least 55 people, including women and children, have been killed in Yemen’s Red Sea port city of Hodeidah in air raids ...

Trump rejects claims he was late to meet Queen

Donald Trump has rejected reports that he was late to meet the Queen as “fake disgusting news”, explaining that it was ...

WHO warns of challenges in containing Ebola in DRC ‘war zone’

Containing an Ebola outbreak in a “war zone” in the Democratic Republic of Congo is among the most difficult challenges ...

2 months ago | August 1, 2018

DRC tycoon seeks return to contest key presidential poll

Multi-millionaire and political heavyweight Moise Katumbi on Monday said he had sought permission to return to ...

Egypt probes ‘mysterious’ death of Coptic Bishop

Egyptian police are investigating the death of a Coptic Christian bishop who was found dead in his monastery northwest ...

Army checkpoint blast kills 11 in Philippines

At least 11 people, including soldiers and civilians, have been killed and seven others wounded after a bomb exploded in ...

North Korea ‘working on new missiles’

Activity seen at a factory in North Korea that produced the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) ...

2 months ago | July 31, 2018

Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91

Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 ...

Archbishop accused of abuse cover-up quits

VATICAN CITY — Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior cleric found guilty of concealing child sex abuse in ...

SA’s workers’ strike cripples high-speed train

JOHANNESBURG — Workers at South Africa’s high-speed Gautrain went on strike over pay yesterday affecting services to the ...

New MH370 probe shows controls manipulated

KUALA LUMPUR — Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 yesterday, saying the Boeing ...

2 months ago | July 30, 2018

Kabila camp questions Bemba’s eligibility for DRC elections

A spokesperson for the ruling party of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has suggested Jean-Pierre ...

UK doctors given green light to prescribe mbanje

British doctors will legally be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis, the government announced on Thursday following a ...

Egypt court sentences 75 protesters to death

Malians cast ballots in a presidential vote in the largely desert nation fractured by armed groups across its north and ...