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Cyclone Tino

Fiji cyclone leaves two missing, 119 in emergency shelter

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The pair were attempting to swim across a flooded river when they were caught in the strong currents. A father and daughter were swept away in a swollen stream as tropical Cyclone Tino caused...
Tom Thabane

Lesotho PM to resign over alleged links to wife’s brutal murder

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Tom Thabane has buckled under pressure and will step out of the political arena 'soon'. Lesotho’s prime minister has bowed to pressure to step down over evidence allegedly linking him to the murder of...
Dmitry Medvedev

Russian prime minister and government resign after Putin speech

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that his government was resigning to give President Vladimir Putin room to carry out the changes he wants to make to the constitution. The unexpected announcement, which...
People standing and analysing the fragments and remains of the Ukraine International Airlines plane Boeing 737-800 that crashed outside the Iranian capital Tehran

Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing

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Iran announced its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests. The Ukraine International...
Bush fires

Australian megablaze brought under control

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Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia's largest "megablaze" under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the...
Ukrainian plane crash

Top Iran Guard briefs parliament over downed jet after protest

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Iran acknowledged Saturday that the Ukraine International Airlines plane was mistakenly shot down Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard, after denying for days Western claims it was downed by a missile. Iran’s top Guards commander...
Fly Dubai

Dubai airport flights delayed & cancelled due to heavy rain

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Flights are likely to be delayed throughout the day and some have been cancelled or diverted to nearby Al Maktoum airport, state-owned Dubai Airports said on Twitter. Dubai International, one of the world’s busiest airports,...
Maesiah Thabane

Lesotho court issues arrest warrant for Prime Minister’s wife

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A court has issued an arrest warrant for the prime minister's wife after she failed to turn up for questioning over the 2017 murder of his previous wife, police said Saturday. The announcement came just...
President Volodymyr Zelensky placing flowers at a memorial for the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crash in the Iranian capital Tehran, at the Boryspil airport outside Kiev

Ukraine demands punishment for Iran plane downing

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Ukraine on Saturday demanded that Iran punish those guilty for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and compensate victims while praising Tehran for cooperating with the "objective" investigation. Ukrainian president Volodomyr Zelensky was due to...
Ukrainian plane crash

Iran claims they unintentionally shot down Ukrainian airliner

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The Ukraine International Airlines plane came down on Wednesday shortly after Iran launched missiles at bases hosting American forces in Iraq in response to the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Iran on Saturday said it unintentionally...
voice and flight data recorders

Iran to download plane black box after missile blamed for crash

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Iran said on Friday it wanted to download black box recordings itself from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed after Canada and others said the plane was brought down by an Iranian missile, probably by...
koala

Australia animals face extinction as bushfire toll mounts

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When volunteer Sarah Price found a baby kangaroo frightened but miraculously alive in the pouch of its dying mother surrounded by the embers of Australia's bushfires, it seemed fitting to name him Chance. The furry...
Ukrainian airliner crashes

Canadian PM: Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner killing all passengers onboard

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday multiple intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 onboard, including 63 Canadians. Trudeau's comments came as video...
US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump welcomes court decision on US-Mexico border wall

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Donald Trump's efforts to build a wall along the southwest US border with Mexico to stem illegal immigration have been met with numerous court challenges. President Donald Trump on Thursday welcomed a court decision that...
Rescue teams recover debris from a field after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Imam Khomeini airport in the Iranian capital Tehran

Grief and mourning after Iran plane crash

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Bereaved friends and families joined in mourning after a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran killing all 176 onboard, as heartbreaking details started emerging about the victims, most of them from Iran and Canada. Both Canada...
Ukrainian plane crash

Iran says Ukrainian plane turned back before crashing

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Iranian authorities have said a Ukrainian airliner, which crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, turned back after suffering a problem, as Ukrainian experts joined the investigation Thursday. Both Canada...
Spine Road High a light in the darkness

Spine Road High a light in the darkness

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An almost perfect record! Spine Road High School in gang-ridden Mitchells Plain is a light among the darkness, having achieved a 99 percent matric pass rate. It's had to overcome many obstacles to produce its...
President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump – Iran appears to be standing down

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US President Donald Trump said Iran appeared to be "standing down" after missile strikes on US troop bases in Iraq that resulted in no American or Iraqi deaths. "All of our soldiers are safe and...
Ivory Coast flight

Child found dead at Paris airport after Ivory Coast flight

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A child aged around 10 was found dead at a Paris airport in the undercarriage of a plane that had come from the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan, a source close to the inquiry...
Iran to attack Dubai and Israel

Iran vows to attack Dubai and Israel if US responds to missile assault

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A scary and chilling warning has been issued by Iran that it will attack American allies including Dubai and Israel if the US retaliates to its missile response. Iran Top general Qasem Soleimani was killed...
Iranian flag

Airlines re-route flights away from Iraq & Iran after attack on US troops

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Several major airlines said on Wednesday they were re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from the area following an Iranian missile attack on...
Boeing 737 Crashes in Iran

All 176 dead in Ukrainian jet crash

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All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine...
Boeing 737 Crashes in Iran

Boeing 737 Crashes in Iran shortly after Takeoff

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A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 carrying at least 170 people on Wednesday crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran because of technical problems, according to the Iranian state news media. Everyone on board died in the...
Iran fires missiles

Iran fires missiles at US troop bases in Iraq

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Iran fired missiles Wednesday at Iraqi bases housing the US military, officials in Washington and Tehran said, in the first act of the Islamic republic's promised revenge for the US killing of a top...
24 Al Shabaab

Four killed in new al-Shabaab attack in Kenya

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Stray bullets killed four civilians, including a small child, during an al-Shabaab extremist attack in Kenya, authorities said Tuesday. A Kenyan national police statement said the attackers targeted a telecommunications mast in eastern Garissa...
Thomas Thabane

Police boss links Lesotho prime minister to wife’s murder

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Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane has been accused of involvement in the murder of his estranged wife, who was killed two years ago. Lipolelo Thabane was shot dead while travelling home with a friend...
Iranian funeral stampede

Death toll in Iranian funeral stampede rises – report

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More than 50 people were crushed to death on Tuesday at the funeral of an Iranian general in the southeastern city of Kerman, Iranian media reported, citing a morgue count. The tragedy left 212 people...
Dozens killed in stampede at funeral of slain Iranian commander

Dozens killed in stampede at funeral of slain Iranian commander

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Dozens of people were killed in a stampede among huge crowds of mourners at the funeral ceremony for a slain military commander in the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman on Tuesday, state-affiliated media reported. Tens...
Bobi Wine

Uganda police arrest Bobi Wine, fire tear gas on supporters

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Ugandan police on Monday arrested singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine and sprayed teargas to disperse his supporters as he sought to kick off public meetings ahead of presidential elections next year. Wine, a popular figure among...
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga

Zimbabwe VP’s wife Marry Chiwenga released on bail

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The wife of Zimbabwe's vice president was granted bail on Monday after three weeks in jail on charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband. Marry Mubaiwa, who is the wife of...

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