Saturday, May 25, 2019

India’s PM Modi Wins Historic General Election Victory, Party Says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds...

Gabon President Sacks Veep, Forestry Minister Over Timber Smuggling

Gabon’s Vice President and Minister of State for Forests and the Environment have been relieved of their posts by presidential decree in connection with...

Shoe Giants Urge Trump To End Tariffs

Some of the world's biggest footwear firms are urging Donald Trump to end the US trade war with China, warning of a "catastrophic" effect...

Vibrator Prize For Spanish Squash Champion Spurs Sexism Debate

A squash championship in northern Spain has sparked a debate about sexism in sport after female participants were awarded a vibrator, wax and a...

SA Judge Dies From Black Mamba Bite On Zambia Holiday

A dream African holiday has instead become tragic loss for the family of labour court judge Anton Steenkamp, who has died after being bitten...

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 Legend, Dies At 70

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. Lauda, who underwent a lung transplant in August, “passed away peacefully”...

SA judge dies of snake bite in Zambia

South African Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp, 57, has died after being bitten by a black mamba – one of the most venomous snakes...

Transgender Woman Shot, Killed In US Weeks After Assault

A transgender woman has been fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, according to local police. Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was found dead on a street on Saturday...

Sudan Protests: Outrage As Troops Open Fire On Protesters

Clashes have erupted on the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum between security forces and protesters. At least five people were killed and dozens injured. The protesters...

Anti-Gay Preacher Steven Anderson Banned From Ireland

A controversial US preacher has become the first person to be banned from Ireland under a 20-year-old power. Steven Anderson, a pastor from Arizona, runs...

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