JOHANNESBURG: A lion that escaped from a South African national park nearly a month ago was finally captured after being shot with a dart from a helicopter, authorities said Tuesday.
LISBON: A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is bringing unusually hot weather to western Europe, with France the next in line for a scorching day.
ABUJA: Nigerian state governors are to look into why potentially billions of dollars in oil revenue were allegedly not paid into government coffers, as part of a wider probe into the state-run oil fir
ODAWARA, Japan: A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.
MONROVIA: Liberia announced the return of Ebola on Tuesday following the death of a 17-year-old boy, dealing a worrying blow to the country’s recovery three months after its last known case.
JUBA: South Sudan’s army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign marked by “new brutality and intensity,” a UN rights report said Tuesday.
KABUL: Suicide attackers Tuesday targeted NATO troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing three people and wounding at least 60 as the Taliban’s bloody summer o
MEDAN, Indonesia: An Indonesian air force transport plane carrying military personnel and their families plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country’s third-largest city of Medan shortly aft
MEDAN, Indonesia: An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country’s third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people
MANILA, Philippines: The Philippines’ anti-graft prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the national police chief and 10 other officers dismissed from the service for approving a contract to deliver gun licens
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