Gunmen kill 8 at birthday party in South Africa

Gunmen opened fire on a group of people celebrating a birthday at the weekend in a township in South Africa, killing eight and wounding three others, police said today.

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8 killed in northern Mexico bar shootout

Eight people died and five were injured in a shooting at a busy nightclub in the town of Jerez, in northern Mexico, police have said.

3d ago| Latin America

At least 25 die in Peru bus accident: police

At least 25 people died Saturday when a bus carrying 60 passengers plunged over a cliff in northwestern Peru, police said.

Bomb kills 10 at DR Congo church

A bomb killed at least 10 people and wounded 39 others after ripping through a church in eastern DR Congo yesterday, in an attack blamed on suspected Islamists.

2w ago| Latin America

Brazil top court to investigate Bolsonaro role in riots

Brazil's Supreme Court agreed on Friday to open an investigation into former President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly encouraging anti-democratic protests that ended in the storming of government buildings by his supporters in Brasilia.

3w ago| Latin America

Bolsonaro rejects Lula’s accusation about role in Brazil violence

Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday rejected accusations against him by his successor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva that he incited the invasion of the seat of power in Brasilia, condemning the "pillaging and invasions of public buildings" in the country's capital.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Gunmen kill 8 at birthday party in South Africa

Gunmen opened fire on a group of people celebrating a birthday at the weekend in a township in South Africa, killing eight and wounding three others, police said today.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

8 killed in northern Mexico bar shootout

Eight people died and five were injured in a shooting at a busy nightclub in the town of Jerez, in northern Mexico, police have said.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

At least 25 die in Peru bus accident: police

At least 25 people died Saturday when a bus carrying 60 passengers plunged over a cliff in northwestern Peru, police said.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

Sabalenka breaks thru

Aryna Sabalenka powered her way to a maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Kazakh 22nd seed Elena Rybakina on Saturday in a thrilling final.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Thousands rally for ‘Invasion Day’ protests on Australia Day holiday

Thousands of Australians yesterday marked the country’s national day celebrations with rallies in support of Indigenous people, many of whom describe the anniversary of the day a British fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour as “Invasion Day”.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Brazil and Argentina discuss common currency

Brazil and Argentina aim for greater economic integration, including the development of a common currency, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Argentine leader Alberto Fernandez said in a joint article they penned.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Brazil’s Lula sacks army chief

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sacked the commander of Brazil’s army Saturday, two weeks after an election-denying mob loyal to his far-right predecessor ransacked the halls of power in Brasilia.

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

Machu Picchu ordered closed as protests flare

Peruvian police arrested over 200 people accused of illegally entering the campus of a major Lima university, while authorities in Cusco shut the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu and the Inca trail as deadly anti-government protests spread nationwide.

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Peru protests rage on despite president's plea for calm

Stone-throwing protesters fought pitched battles with police at fresh demonstrations demanding the resignation of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte on Friday, while several hundred tourists were left stranded near Machu Picchu.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

Qantas flight lands at Sydney after mid-air mayday alert

Ambulance services were called to Sydney airport on Wednesday afternoon to meet an incoming Qantas plane that had issued a mid-air mayday alert.