Lion kills zookeeper at Nigerian university

A zookeeper at a Nigerian university has been killed by one of the lions he had been looking after for close to a decade. Olabode Olawuyi, who was in charge of the Obafemi Awolowo University...

Israel condemns Brazil’s Lula likening Gaza war to Holocaust

Israel has condemned Brazil's president after he accused Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, comparing its actions to the Holocaust. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Israel's military campaign was between a "highly prepared army...

Protests, tributes and arrests as Navalny’s death marked globally

Alexei Navalny's death in a Russian prison has prompted protests and tributes around the world. Supporters of the 47-year-old political activist gathered outside Russian embassies and other sites in major cities across the globe, including...

South African troops killed in DR Congo attack

South African troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suffered their first fatalities since their recent deployment to quell a rebellion. Two soldiers were killed and three were injured after a mortar bomb landed...

US fugitive wanted for murder re-arrested in Kenya

Kenyan police have re-arrested a fugitive murder suspect who had escaped from police custody, local media report. Kelvin Kangethe, 41, is wanted by US authorities in connection with the killing of his girlfriend in Boston...

Musk’s SpaceX fined after ‘near amputation’ suffered by worker, records show

U.S. worker safety officials fined Elon Musk’s SpaceX $3,600 this month after an accident at its site in Washington state led to a “near amputation,” according to inspection records reviewed by Reuters. A Reuters investigation...

Hungary president resigns over child abuse pardon

The president of Hungary has resigned live on television over a decision to pardon a man convicted of covering up a child sexual abuse case. It was revealed last week Katalin Novak had given clemency...

Clashes spread in Senegal over election delay

Violent protests in Senegal against the postponement of presidential elections have spread across the country, with the first fatality reported. A student died in clashes with police on Friday in the northern city of Saint-Louis,...

Liberian president passes drug test

Liberian President Joseph Boakai has tested negative for drugs and illegal substances. The Liberian leader on Wednesday underwent a drug test which he had promised to do during his address to the legislature on 29...

US fugitive wanted for murder escapes custody in Kenya

A man who fled the US after allegedly killing his girlfriend has walked out of a Kenyan police station where he was being held without anyone stopping him. Kelvin Kangethe, 41, was arrested last week...