Category: World News

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Mother charged with murder after cooking two sons alive in hot oven

Mother charged with murder after cooking two sons alive in hot oven

A warrant says an Atlanta woman put her two young sons in an oven and turned it on. Local media reported Monday that the warrant charging Lamora Wi ...
Court says Zuma charges can be reinstated

Court says Zuma charges can be reinstated

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that President Jacob Zuma can face prosecution on almost 800 charges of corruption relating to ...
World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

World Bank Report: Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day

At least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed ...
Zimbabwe vice president accused of poisoning ‘lies’

Zimbabwe vice president accused of poisoning ‘lies’

One of Zimbabwe’s vice presidents on Wednesday accused the other of “using lies” over an allegation of poisoning, fuelling political tensions ahead of ...
Congo military plane crashes in Kinshasa, no survivors – airport director

Congo military plane crashes in Kinshasa, no survivors – airport director

A military cargo plane crashed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa on Saturday, killing the crew, the director of the city’s main airpo ...
Etihad Airways Pilot dies on board flight to Amsterdam

Etihad Airways Pilot dies on board flight to Amsterdam

An Etihad Airways pilot passed away on Wednesday morning while operating a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, leading the carrier to divert its path ...
Things Saudi women can’t do

Things Saudi women can’t do

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday in a royal decree signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz  that women have the right to drive for the first time in the ult ...
Saudi appoints first spokeswoman

Saudi appoints first spokeswoman

The Saudi Arabian government has appointed Fatimah Baeshen as its first spokeswoman for the Saudi embassy in Washington, in another breakthrough for w ...
Hundreds killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Hundreds killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Clashes that erupted in Ethiopia this month between two of the country’s largest ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands ...
IMF and Germany Expand Capacity Development Partnership in Africa

IMF and Germany Expand Capacity Development Partnership in Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have strengthened their cooperatio ...
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