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SOMALIA – Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

SOMALIA – Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

MOGADISHU — More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia’s capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world’s worst attacks in years. As funerals continued, the government said the death toll was expected to rise. Nearly 400 […]

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – Dozens die in Portugal and Spain fires

PORTUGAL/SPAIN – Dozens die in Portugal and Spain fires

LISBON/MADRID – A spate of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 31 people, civil defence authorities…

US – More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape

US – More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape

Two more women have accused Harvey Weinstein of raping them as the top Hollywood producer finds himself increasingly shunned by his peers. British actress Lysette…

Somalia: At least 20 dead in Mogadishu blast

Somalia: At least 20 dead in Mogadishu blast

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 20 people, police say. Many others were wounded…

USA – Bodies burnt beyond recognition in California

USA – Bodies burnt beyond recognition in California

SONOMA – Reinforcements from other regions are helping firefighters contain more of the largest wildfires devastating Northern California, though strong winds expected over the weekend…





LIBYA – ‘Disastrous’ conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes, official says

LIBYA – ‘Disastrous’ conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes, official says

GHARYAN – Thousands of migrants displaced by fighting on Libya’s northwestern coast are in urgent need of medical…

PAKISTAN/USA – Taliban hostage family freed by Pakistani troops

PAKISTAN/USA – Taliban hostage family freed by Pakistani troops

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON – Pakistani soldiers have freed a North American family of five who were being held hostage by…

USA – Over 150 still missing as death toll rises

USA – Over 150 still missing as death toll rises

CALIFORNIA – More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California’s wine region, police…

SWITZERLAND – Scientists find gold worth $2m in sewage

SWITZERLAND – Scientists find gold worth $2m in sewage

BERN – Scientists have struck gold in an unlikely place: Swiss sewage and waste water treatment plants. An…

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