SHIP SINK IN SOUTH KOREA

Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea. The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was...

SUCCESSION DISPUTE DATES COURT IN ZAMBIA

The battle to succeed late Zambian president Michael Sata has entered the courts, with supporters of one contender claiming that his right to take...

MALAYSIAN AIRLINE JET CRASHES IN UKRAINE

A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people has crashed in east Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. There are no signs of...

Rihanna spent Thanksgiving with Chris Brown

Rihanna and Chris Brown continue to bewilder us with the news that the former (and rumored current) couple spent Thanksgiving together in Berlin,...

World leaders to attend Mandela’s funeral on Tuesday

World leaders, including the American President Barack Obama and his wife, are expected to attend the funeral of South Africa's former President, Nelson Mandela,...

Clinton asks govts to provide funds for child deaths reduction

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has asked countries to channel more resources towards reduction of maternal and child mortality rate. She made the...

Facebook 2013 top trending posts: Pope Francis tops it

Even though devaluation, Cashgate, Mphwiyo and some of that jazz took center stage in the year 2013, they did not stretch beyond the borders...

Human trafficking to UK still rising

Report says 946 potential victims were brought to UK last year to be exploited for sex, labour and domestic slavery. The number of...

VOTE-COUNTING SUSPENDED IN MOZAMBIQUE

Mozambique's national elections commission has disclosed that vote counting in the country's northwestern province has stopped due to possible fraud with more than 60...

MAN BURNED ALIVE BY ANGRY PROTESTERS IN BURUNDI

Protesters burned a man alive in Burundi"s capital yesterday, saying he was a member of the ruling party"s youth wing, which had attacked...

FOUR CONVICTED IN INDIAN JOURNALIST RAPE CASE

A court in the Indian city of Mumbai has convicted four men of the gang rape of a photojournalist last year. The men have been...

Six US soldiers die in plane crash in afghanistan

Six members of the U.S.-led NATO International Security Assistance Force service were killed in an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said. The cause...

CAR BOMB KILLS 19

A car bomb attack has killed at least 19 people and injured 60 more in the Nigerian capital Abuja, officials say. The explosion happened in...

NOMINEES FOR THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

The first batches of nominees for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday, December 5, 2014. Smith and fellow Brits Coldplay and Ed Sheeran...

21 May 2011 End of the world predictor, Harold Camping, dies...

Harold Camping, the California preacher who used his evangelical radio ministry and thousands of billboards to broadcast the end of the world and then...

FORMER FIRST LADY FOR IVORY COAST SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IMPRISONMENT...

Ivory Coast"s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for her role in the violence that followed...

FBI releases photos of Boston bomb suspects

Investigators released pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday, seeking the public's help in identifying two backpack-toting men photographed on...