Sunday, October 20, 2019

Nigeria Boko Haram: Search stepped up for 110 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigeria has deployed extra troops and planes to search for 110 schoolgirls believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram militants last week. The girls...

PHOTOS: Female suicide bomber was ‘alcohol-loving’ honeytrap planted to fool police

Hasna Aitboulahcen became the West’s first female suicide bomber after blowing herself up when police raided her Paris apartment yesterday following fierce shoot out. The...

Cairo restaurant bomb: 12 killed in Molotov cocktail attack

A Molotov cocktail hurled at a Cairo restaurant killed 12 people and wounded six on Friday, Egyptian security officials have said. One of the officials...

Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

Australian golfers have watched a 4m scrub python swallow a wallaby at a course in Far North Queensland. The incident happened on the 17th fairway...

Baby born with 15 fingers and 16 toes undergoes surgery to remove extra digits

A baby is set to undergo a number of corrective surgeries after he was born with 15 fingers and 16 toes. The eight-month-old boy has...

China burning currency notes to generate electricity

Why is China burning money? Hint: It's not a metaphor China produces over 6,000 tons of damaged paper money each year. You might be wondering...

Secret Norwegian Government report confirms Turkey helping ISIS sell its oil

That’s from Adam Szubin, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the US Treasury. Szubin is referencing a Security Council resolution proposed by Washington...

Rajoelina takes early lead in Madagascar presidential election

Results from Madagascar’s presidential election run-off showed former president Andry Rajoelina in the lead with 54 percent and Marc Ravalomanana on 45 percent. The results...

12 held over Tanzanian Billionaire’s kidnapping

Police in Dar es Salaam have arrested at least 30 people for questioning in connection with the kidnapping of billionaire Mohammed Dewji on Thursday. Mr...

Nigeria fuel shortage cripples businesses, banks and flights

Nigeria is being crippled by the fuel shortage that the country has been experiencing for more than a month. Nigerian banks have shortened opening times,...