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Category: World News

Dozens killed in South Africa flooding

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rains have led to landslides destroying property and roads Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the...

Kim Jong-un in Russia for Vladimir Putin summit

Media captionNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives in Vladivostok ahead of Putin summit North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far east of Russia for a...

Sri Lanka attacks: Bomber ‘studied in UK and Australia’

Media captionVolunteers provide water, food and support to those mourning the bombing One of the attackers behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka once studied in...

UAE woman wakes up after 27 years in a coma

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Prolonged disorders of consciousness are usually caused by a sudden brain injury A woman from the United Arab...

Innovative child malaria vaccine test starts in Malawi

Image copyright D Poland/PATH Image caption The vaccine has already been tested in smaller trial programmes A large-scale pilot of what has been called the world’s...

Sri Lanka attacks: Mass funerals held as nation mourns

Media captionFootage shows a man with a large backpack calmly walking towards St Sebastian’s church Sri Lanka has held its first mass funeral amid a day of...

Ritual beating of Judas effigy ‘anti-Semitic’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Judas-beating spectacle also took place in Pruchnik in 1997 The World Jewish Congress (WJC) has voiced outrage over a Polish...

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

Image copyright Ranger Mathieu Shamavu Image caption The gorillas are apparently trying to imitate humans Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie...

Sri Lanka attacks: ‘International network’ linked to bombings

Media captionAftermath of deadly Sri Lanka explosions A wave of bombings that killed 290 people in Sri Lanka on Sunday was carried out with the support of an...

Sudan crisis: Protesters gather for announcement of civilian council

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters have continued to stage a sit-in in central Khartoum Protest leaders in Sudan are preparing to announce a civilian council...