Monday, February 18, 2019

Egypt’s Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi took over as chair of the African Union (AU) following a meeting by heads of state from the continent in Ethiopia's capital...

Jesus Christ ‘was GREEK and not Jewish’ – Amazon documentary claims

Jesus has been confused with a Greek philosopher who lived at the same time and was thought to restore life to the dead, according...

Hungary to give women with 4 or more kids tax exemption for life

Hungarian women with four children or more will be exempted for life from paying income tax, the prime minister has said, unveiling plans designed...

Grammys 2019: Michelle Obama makes surprise appearance

Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance to help open the 61st Annual Grammy Awards with host Alicia Keys. The former first lady appeared onstage with Lady...

Nigeria election: Election office burnt down six days before polls

An office for Nigeria's election commission has been burned down just six days before the country is due to vote in a general election. The...

Emiliano Sala: Body identified as Cardiff City footballer

The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police have said. Sala, 28, was...

Uganda tourism: ‘Curvy women’ comments prompt backlash

Uganda's tourism minister has suggested showcasing curvy women in order to attract more visitors. Godfrey Kiwanda described the plan at the launch of a plus-size...

Emiliano Sala search team recover body from plane wreckage

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane which crashed with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on...

Ethiopian groom and best man killed by ‘grenade accident’

A groom and his best man have been killed in Ethiopia in an apparent accident involving a grenade belonging to the groom, local officials...

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo released to Belgium after acquittal

Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo has now been released after his acquittal last month by the International Criminal Court (ICC). An ICC spokeswoman said Mr...