South Sudanese journalist shot dead
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South Sudanese journalist shot dead

A South Sudanese journalist has been shot dead in what a press freedom group described…

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White Gunman at large after killing nine at black South Carolina church
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White Gunman at large after killing nine at black South Carolina church

REUTERS – A white gunman was still at large after killing nine people during a…

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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges
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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

ZURICH – Swiss police arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer on…

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Nigerian Army rescues 293 girls and women from Boko Haram
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Nigerian Army rescues 293 girls and women from Boko Haram

By Lanre Ola and Ardo Abdallah MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – More than 200 schoolgirls abducted from…

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Earthquake kills hundreds
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Earthquake kills hundreds

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India yesterday, killing hundreds of…

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Four Egypt militants killed making bombs
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Four Egypt militants killed making bombs

Egyptian police said yesterday that four Islamists were killed in an accidental explosion while preparing…

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WORLD NEWS: White American policeman charged with murdering African American man
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WORLD NEWS: White American policeman charged with murdering African American man

(Reuters) – A white South Carolina police officer was arrested and charged with murder on…

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Bomb blasts rock Egypt
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Bomb blasts rock Egypt

CAIRO – Two bombs exploded in Cairo’s residential Imbaba district yesterday, causing no casualties, Egypt’s…

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Germanwings co-pilot increased speed as jet went down
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Germanwings co-pilot increased speed as jet went down

PARIS – The pilot at the controls of a Germanwings jet that crashed in the…

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BREAKING World News: Gunmen storm Kenyan university, students trapped
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BREAKING World News: Gunmen storm Kenyan university, students trapped

NAIROBI – Masked gunmen stormed a college campus in northeastern Kenya on Thursday, setting off…

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Serena in emotional victory
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Serena in emotional victory

FOURTEEN years after leaving the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in shocked disbelief after being heckled…

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Lesotho goes to the polls
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Lesotho goes to the polls

THE people of Lesotho voted on Saturday in a tense election they hope will restore…

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Ebola funds vanish in Sierra Leone
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Ebola funds vanish in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone failed to fully account for nearly a third of the US$20 million earmarked…

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Oil breaches US$60 mark
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Oil breaches US$60 mark

Oil rose above US$60 a barrel on Friday for the first time this year, bringing…

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Kenyan MP shot dead
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Kenyan MP shot dead

A Kenyan lawmaker was shot dead in the capital early yesterday, in an incident likely…

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