May 26, 2017

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he expects the close security relationship between the United States and Britain to withstand the leaks.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:17 pm
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights aid more than 40 children were among those killed in the strikes which levelled al-Mayadin's municipality building.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:14 pm
Coptic Christians, who make up about 10% of Egypt's population, have been the subject of a series of deadly attacks in recent months.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:16 pm
DA leader Mmusi Maimane and his team were on Thursday barred from entering the country at the airport.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:43 pm
From being 'rejected' by the First Lady to 'pushing aside' a world leader at a Nato Summit, here are some of the most awkward moments from Donald Trump's trip.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:45 am
Giant Motors aims to produce the environmentally friendly car that will replace part of Mexico City's more than 130k registered cabs.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:20 am
France has itself suffered multiple jihadist attacks, in which more than 230 people have been killed since 2015.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:16 am
Gunmen reportedly attacked a group of Coptic Christians as they were driving to a monastery south of Cairo, killing 23 and wounding 25.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:52 am
There are about 700,000 Aborigines in a population of 23 million but they suffer disproportionately high rates of suicide and alcohol abuse.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:11 am
The opposition was going to attend the treason trial of Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, which starts today.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:56 am
A few dozen Zambian nationals have gathered outside the country’s High Commission in Pretoria where DA leader Mmusi Maimane is scheduled to make an address.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:03 am
The DA leader says he felt it was important to attend the trial as part of international solidarity and to stand with other opposition parties.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:55 am
The criminal network used Wechat and other communication tools to encourage people to pay $1.46 for membership in a scheme.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:51 am
The attack was the deadliest in Indonesia since January 2016, when eight people were killed, four of them attackers, after suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the capital.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:24 am
Around 1,800 migrants were rescued by the Italian coast guard while trying to cross from Libya to Italy.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:22 am
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane was barred from entering Zambia at the airport.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:00 am
Queen Elizabeth II paid a visit to injured victims of the Manchester terror attack. CNN's Erin McLaughlin has more.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:14 am
The North has proudly publicised its plans to develop a missile capable of striking the US & has ignored calls to halt its weapons programmes.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:00 am
Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, Greater Manchester police said in a tweet.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:06 am
Mmusi Maimane says he was aggressively confronted by Zambian immigration officers at Lusaka Airport and denied entry into the country.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:02 am
Zuckerberg’s speech was not the first time a successful dropout returned to the campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to address graduates.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:24 am
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement that the government would seek a review of the case at the Supreme Court.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:11 am
Oil-rich South Sudan has been ravaged by civil war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, fired his deputy Riek Machar, an ethnic Nuer.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:04 am
Jared Kushner is the only current White House official known to be considered a key person in the probe, the newspaper reported.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:59 am
Lucas Papademos, who served a brief stint as caretaker prime minister in late 2011 to mid-2012, did not have life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:55 am
Fighting in the last two weeks has hit the towns of Bria, Bangassou and Alindao, all hundreds of kilometres east of the capital Bangui.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:45 am
The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill is one part of proposed reforms that make up the sprawling Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:41 am
Rights groups, however, say they suspect Congolese forces could have been involved in the deaths.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:36 am
US President Donald Trump said certain member countries owed “massive amounts of money” to the United States and Nato.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:32 am
It’s understood Maimane was blocked from entering the country, at the Kenneth Kaunda Airport, where he’d planned to attend the treason trial of Hakainde Hichilema.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:04 pm
Police are holding eight people in custody in connection with the attack on a packed concert hall, which killed 22 people.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 5:00 pm
An investigation concluded that the US strike inadvertently triggered explosives placed in the building by Islamic state fighters.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 4:46 pm
An official from the National Telecom Regulatory Authority could not confirm or deny the news.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 4:33 pm
Rapid7 said it had found more than 100,000 computers running vulnerable versions of the software, Samba, free networking software developed for Linux and Unix computers.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:41 pm
This brings the number of Kenyan security officials killed by roadside bombs to 11 over the past two days.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:26 pm
Media says the children are often those travelling to visit parents working legally or illegally in South Africa.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:16 pm
British police reportedly stopped sharing information with the US after police chiefs said the leaks to media risked hindering their investigation.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:24 pm
In the West, young people have largely dispensed with the home-delivered physical morning newspaper.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:59 am
Donald Trump thinks Pope Francis is 'terrific' and found his 'spectacular' royal welcome in Saudi Arabia "beyond anything anyone's ever seen".
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:05 am
In the face of famine, people are dying and unless political decisions change, deaths will increase exponentially.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:51 am
US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey sailed on a 'freedom of navigation operation'.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:27 am
With 22.5 billion devices set to be connected to the internet by 2021, the opportunity for holding these devices to ransom will present big opportunities to criminals.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:22 am
Ethiopia, among many other developing countries, estimates it will need more than $150 billion to implement its national climate action plan.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:08 am
Six police officers and six civilians were also wounded in the twin blasts that were detonated five minutes apart.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:56 am
A report shows that the bill would make it difficult or impossible for people in poor health to purchase comprehensive coverage in some states.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:51 am
A female former LAPD officer has been identified as the bearded suspect in a Northern California bank robbery.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:48 am
Critics believe Moody’s does not treat countries in Europe and the United States in the same way.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:51 am
Islamic State, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed armed forces, claimed responsibility for the attack.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:19 am
In light of Africa Day, Xolani spoke to Ronak Gopaldas on developments made over the years and the narrative of Africa Rising.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 5:41 am
By Dr Jack & Curtis.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 3:32 am
In a speech on Wednesday, prosecutor Luisa Ortega said 55 people had been killed in unrest, around 1,000 others injured, and 346 properties burned.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:55 am
Another of Abedi’s sons, Hashem, was detained on Tuesday evening in Tripoli on suspicion of links to Islamic State, said Ahmed Bin Salem.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:45 am
McConnell told Reuters that he finds Trump accessible and that they talk regularly, even more frequently than he spoke to George W. Bush.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:39 am
May will cut short the next leg of her trip to Sicily, where the Group of Seven major powers will hold a two-day meeting, and instead, leave on Friday.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:33 am
A co-payment system for private healthcare in Abu Dhabi had weighed on the firm’s operations in the UAE, but the government has since scrapped it.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:29 am
Al-Shabaab claimed both that attack and an earlier one further south in Liboi, also close to the border.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:23 am
A suicide bomber launched an attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, killing at least one policeman in the latest assault to hit the country.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:26 pm
President Donald Trump meets with the Pope amidst growing controversy back in the USA. CNN's Scott McLean reports.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:05 pm
A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway was buried in dirt and stones by a massive landslide, the California Department of Transportation said.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 7:48 pm
The board has the task of deciding which films are too sexually explicit for Zimbabweans to watch, but there are fears it will also clamp down on social media.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:33 pm
84% now believe climate change is a bigger threat than epidemics and the use of weapons of mass destruction.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:28 pm
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the rampage and President Rodrigo Duterte defended his decision to declare martial law on Mindanao.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:25 pm
A Formula One Management source said the 10 teams had also agreed to carry the #Manchester hashtag on their cars.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:01 pm
A Reuters reporter at the scene saw burnt bodies and a wrecked car near a damaged police checkpoint.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:54 pm
Police say a suspected suicide bomber and a police officer were killed in explosions near a bus station in Jakarta.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:39 pm
India’s booming economy has seen it become the world’s third-largest oil importer, shelling out $150 billion annually for the resource.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:32 pm
Police said the raids targeted a gang of armed drug smugglers and nine arrests had been made, four of which were men from the 'violent Islamist' scene.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:06 pm
British security services are now trying to work out what turned Salman Abedi, the son of a devout Muslim, into a killer.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:34 pm
Plastic is a key material in the world economy, found in cars, mobile phones, toys, clothes, packaging, medical devices, and much more.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:08 pm
Italy chose to host the summit in Taormina, on the cliffs of eastern Sicily, to concentrate minds on Europe’s migrant crisis.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:05 pm
The team says its players will wear black armbands in the final against Arsenal on Saturday in support of the victims of the attack.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:11 pm

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