Friday, March 22, 2019

Christchurch mosque shootings: Forty dead after New Zealand attacks

Forty people have been killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the incidents as a terrorist attack, and one of the...

Boeing grounds entire crash aircraft fleet

Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash. The US plane-maker said it would suspend all 371 of...
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Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort jailed 43 more months

Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort has been jailed for 43 more months on charges stemming from the Russia investigation. It comes a week after the 69-year-old was given a 47-month prison sentence for fraud...

Nigeria school collapse: Children killed in Lagos building

At least eight children have died and many more are feared trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos. The school, which was on the top floor of the...

George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia. The former Vatican treasurer is the most senior Catholic figure ever to be found guilty of...

‘At least 500 killed’ in DR Congo attack

A UN investigation says violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo last year may amount to crimes against humanity. It says at least 500 people were killed, including families burnt alive in their homes and...

Huge fire razes popular Nairobi market

A huge fire has swept through a busy and popular market in Nairobi, destroying property worth thousands of dollars. Toi market, known for second-hand clothing and electronics, is frequented by both local and regional buyers. Witnesses...

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few...

President Bouteflika returns to Algeria amid mass protests

Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has returned to the country after two weeks in a Swiss hospital, state media say. A plane carrying the 82-year-old leader landed at Boufarik military airport near the capital, Algiers,...

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing faces questions after crash

US plane maker Boeing is facing questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board. It was the second crash in five months involving a 737 Max 8, and...

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