International News

2 months ago | August 25, 2018

Sessions bites back as Trump says impeachment would sink economy

US President Donald Trump has warned the US economy would collapse if he were impeached, as legal chaos roiling the ...

Aussie PM ousted in party coup, new leader sworn in

Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia’s seventh prime minister in 11 years yesterday after a stunning party revolt ...

Fertility doctor uses own sperm on patients

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor who lied about using his own sperm to  impregnate dozens of women surrendered ...

Everyone will be covered by National Health Insurance: Ramaphosa

All South Africans will be covered by the National Health Insurance (NHI) by 2025, which will begin in a phased approach ...

South Korea court extends ex-president’s jail term

A South Korean high court yesterday extended the lengthy prison sentence of former president Park Geun-hye for ...

2 months ago | August 24, 2018

South Africa lashes Trump over land ‘seizures’ tweet

South Africa accused US President Donald Trump of fuelling racial tensions yesterday after he said farmers were being ...

Treason charge for Bobi Wine

A Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker who opposes the longtime president was charged with treason in a civilian court ...

2 months ago | August 20, 2018

Kerala floods: More bodies found

Thrissur — Rescuers searched submerged villages in south-west India yesterday in a desperate hunt for survivors after ...

Genoa toll hits 43 as search for answers ramps up

The toll of Genoa’s bridge collapse rose to 43 yesterday as rescuers confirmed they had found the remains believed to be ...

2 months ago | August 18, 2018

Protest as Netanyahu faces graft interrogation

Anti-corruption protesters gathered outside the official residence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

Save the trees, Niger urges ahead of roast sheep festival

  Niger on Thursday warned it would prevent excessive use of wood for roasting sheep for an upcoming Muslim ...

Search for survivors as anger mounts over Italy bridge collapse

Rescue workers in Genoa toiled for a third night in the wreckage of a collapsed bridge, continuing the desperate search ...

Bomb threats ground several planes in South America

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on ...

India flood crisis escalates as 324 confirmed dead

The death toll from floods that have triggered landslides and sent torrents sweeping through villages in the Indian ...