At least 5 dead in stage collapse at Mexico campaign rally
Images of the accident showed a crowd fleeing as the structure supporting the stage toppled over and a giant screen fell on the stage.
By AFP 1 month ago
At least 5 dead in stage collapse at Mexico campaign rally
Israel recalls its envoys to Ireland, Norway, Spain
Israel recalls its ambassadors to Norway, Spain and Ireland for 'urgent consultations' over the three governments' decision to recognise a Palestinian state.
By AFP 1 month ago
Israel recalls its envoys to Ireland, Norway, Spain
What is flight turbulence and why does it happen?
Storms, cold and warm fronts, and the movement of air around mountains can all cause turbulence in the air that planes fly through.
By AFP 1 month ago
What is flight turbulence and why does it happen?
Bearing witness: the citizens lining up to watch Trump trial
A handful of courtroom hopefuls have braved all kinds of weather as they queue to catch a glimpse of Donald Trump's seismic New York criminal trial.
By AFP 1 month ago
Bearing witness: the citizens lining up to watch Trump trial
Tens of thousands gather for Raisi funeral procession in Tehran
Tens of thousands of Iranians flocked to the streets of Tehran Wednesday to join the funeral processions of President Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
By AFP 1 month ago
Tens of thousands gather for Raisi funeral procession in Tehran
Who are the main figures in South Africa's election?
South Africa's 27 million registered voters go to the polls for general elections on May 29, in what is expected to be the closest vote in three decades of democracy.
By AFP 1 month ago
Who are the main figures in South Africa's election?
Vietnam votes in public security minister as president
Vietnam's rubber-stamp parliament voted in Public Security Minister To Lam as the country's new president on Wednesday, after a major anti-corruption campaign forced his predecessor to resign.
By AFP 1 month ago
Vietnam votes in public security minister as president
China releases journalist jailed for Covid-19 coverage
Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan has been released from prison after serving four years for her coverage of Beijing's Covid-19 response
By AFP 1 month ago
China releases journalist jailed for Covid-19 coverage
Pochettino leaves Chelsea after just one season in charge
Pochettino is the fourth manager to depart under Boehly's regime after Thomas Tuchel, Graham Potter and Frank Lampard.
By AFP 1 month ago
Pochettino leaves Chelsea after just one season in charge
Ronaldo poised for Euro record as Portugal name squad
Ronaldo currently holds the men's world record for caps (206) and international goals (128).
By AFP 1 month ago
Ronaldo poised for Euro record as Portugal name squad
ICC arrest warrant requests: what next?
The application now goes to a pre-trial panel of three judges who will decide whether the evidence meets the standard required to issue formal warrants.
By AFP 1 month ago
ICC arrest warrant requests: what next?
Before Raisi, other leaders killed in aviation crashes
List of leaders killed in aviation crashes
By AFP 1 month ago
Before Raisi, other leaders killed in aviation crashes
One death, injuries after 'severe turbulence' on Boeing plane: Singapore Airlines
One person died and multiple people were injured aboard a Boeing 777 plane that experienced "severe turbulence" while heading from London to Singapore before it was diverted to Bangkok on Tuesday.
By AFP 1 month ago
One death, injuries after 'severe turbulence' on Boeing plane: Singapore Airlines
Funeral procession for Iran president starts
They walked behind a lorry carrying the coffins of Raisi and his seven aides.
By AFP 1 month ago
Funeral procession for Iran president starts
Five reasons why Man City won the Premier League
City beat Arsenal to the title for the second season running.
By AFP 1 month ago
Five reasons why Man City won the Premier League
Israel, Hamas reject bid before ICC to arrest leaders for war crimes
Israel and Hamas, engaged in heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip, both angrily rejected on Monday moves to arrest their leaders for war crimes made before an international court.
By AFP 1 month ago
Israel, Hamas reject bid before ICC to arrest leaders for war crimes
Haiti's Port-au-Prince Airport reopens after 11-week closure
The international airport in Haiti's capital reopened for commercial flights on Monday, some two and a half months after it was forced to close due to gang-fueled violence.
By AFP 1 month ago
Haiti's Port-au-Prince Airport reopens after 11-week closure
Sick of tourists, Japan town blocks view of Mt Fuji
A Japanese town mounted a large mesh barrier at a popular viewing spot for Mount Fuji on Tuesday, in an attempt to deter photo-taking by an ever-growing number of tourists.
By AFP 1 month ago
Sick of tourists, Japan town blocks view of Mt Fuji
France says it 'supports ICC's' warrant of arrest against Israel, Hamas leaders
France said it supports the independence of ICC whose prosecutor has requested arrest warrants for leaders from Israel, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By AFP 1 month ago
France says it 'supports ICC's' warrant of arrest against Israel, Hamas leaders
German coup plot: Who are the alleged ringleaders?
The prime suspects from a group of conspiracy theorists accused of plotting to overthrow the German government will face trial in Frankfurt from Tuesday.
By AFP 1 month ago
German coup plot: Who are the alleged ringleaders?
Ruto on first state visit by Kenyan leader to US in two decades
Billed as "historic" by Ruto's office, it is the first state visit by a Kenyan president to the United States in two decades and the first by an African leader since 2008.
By AFP 1 month ago
Ruto on first state visit by Kenyan leader to US in two decades
South Africa's top court strikes Zuma from ballot
If Zuma is not allowed to enter parliament he cannot become president, even if his newly formed party is able to muster enough seats to propose him.
By AFP 1 month ago
South Africa's top court strikes Zuma from ballot
Questions swirl a day after DR Congo 'coup attempt'
The events come five months after Tshisekedi was re-elected in elections in late December with more than 70 percent of votes in the first round.
By AFP 1 month ago
Questions swirl a day after DR Congo 'coup attempt'
What we know about Iranian president's helicopter crash
Iranian media declared President Ebrahim Raisi dead on Monday after his helicopter crashed.
By AFP 1 month ago
What we know about Iranian president's helicopter crash
Pep Guardiola casts doubt over long-term Man City future
Pep has won six English Premier League titles with Man City.
By AFP 1 month ago
Pep Guardiola casts doubt over long-term Man City future
Iran state TV says 'no sign' of life in president's helicopter
"Upon finding the helicopter, there was no sign of the helicopter passengers being alive as of yet," state TV reported.
By AFP 1 month ago
Iran state TV says 'no sign' of life in president's helicopter
Iran's Red Crescent chief says Raisi's helicopter found, situation 'not good'
The helicopter has been found.
By AFP 1 month ago
Iran's Red Crescent chief says Raisi's helicopter found, situation 'not good'
Man City win historic fourth straight Premier League title
Arsenal finish second after a stellar season.
By AFP 1 month ago
Man City win historic fourth straight Premier League title
Iran presidential helicopter in 'accident', search underway: state media
Search and rescue team were headed to the remote mountain area, state media in the Islamic republic reported.
By AFP 1 month ago
Iran presidential helicopter in 'accident', search underway: state media
'We had a great time': Klopp ready to wave goodbye to Anfield crowd
Feyenoord coach Arne Slot confirmed on Friday he would be replacing the German.
By AFP 1 month ago
'We had a great time': Klopp ready to wave goodbye to Anfield crowd
English Premier League: What's up for grabs on final day
Man City and Arsenal fight for the title.
By AFP 1 month ago
English Premier League: What's up for grabs on final day
Slot confirms he will replace Klopp as Liverpool manager
Klopp will leave his job on Sunday.
By AFP 1 month ago
Slot confirms he will replace Klopp as Liverpool manager
US lawmakers criticize House Speaker for disrespecting Ruto
Joe Biden's Democratic Party on Friday accused House Speaker Mike Johnson of disrespecting Africa.
By AFP 1 month ago
US lawmakers criticize House Speaker for disrespecting Ruto
Flash floods kill 50 in western Afghanistan
Flash flooding has killed at least 50 people in western Afghanistan, provincial police said Saturday, a week after hundreds were washed away in the north of the country.
By AFP 1 month ago
Flash floods kill 50 in western Afghanistan
Ghana urges Senegal's new leader to help in ECOWAS disputes
President Bassirou Diomaye Faye arrived in the capital Accra early in the morning after visiting Nigeria's President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
By AFP 1 month ago
Ghana urges Senegal's new leader to help in ECOWAS disputes
'Hindu nation': Religion trumps caste in India vote
Modi's Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has established itself as India's dominant political force with a different pitch: think of your religion first, and caste second.
By AFP 1 month ago
'Hindu nation': Religion trumps caste in India vote
Oil tanker hit by missile off Yemen: security firm
The Panama-flagged crude oil tanker was reportedly 'attacked'" about 10 nautical miles southwest of Mokha.
By AFP 1 month ago
Oil tanker hit by missile off Yemen: security firm
Zelensky expects Russian offensive in northeast Ukraine to intensify
"Units of the 'North' group of troops liberated 12 settlements in the Kharkiv region over the last week.
By AFP 1 month ago
Zelensky expects Russian offensive in northeast Ukraine to intensify
South Africa ends deadly building collapse rescue
At least 33 people were killed when an under-construction five-storey building came crashing down in the southern town of George on May 6.
By AFP 1 month ago
South Africa ends deadly building collapse rescue
Kenya's Haiti deployment faces new court challenge
The Thirdway Alliance Kenya complained on Thursday, arguing that the government had "blatantly disregarded" a court order prohibiting the deployment as unconstitutional and illegal.
By AFP 1 month ago
Kenya's Haiti deployment faces new court challenge
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