June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Suspected jihadists kill 10 people in northeast Nigeria

Gunmen suspected to be linked to the Islamic State yesterday killed 10 people in the latest spate of violence in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, militia sources told AFP.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

British journo, Brazilian indigenous expert found dead in Amazon

The bodies of British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who had been missing for more than a week in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, were found on Monday, news outlet G1 reported on Monday, quoting Phillips' wife.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Australia agrees payout, ending France submarine spat

Australia unveiled a substantial compensation deal with French submarine maker Naval Group yesterday, ending a contract dispute that soured relations between Canberra and Paris for almost a year.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Canada 1st country to require warning printed on every cigarette

Canada is poised to become the first country in the world to require that a warning be printed on every cigarette.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

15 killed in South Africa bus collision

Fifteen people were killed and 37 injured yesterday when a bus and a truck collided on a South African highway near the capital Pretoria, an emergency services spokesman told AFP.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

British journalist, Brazilian indigenous expert missing in Amazon

A British journalist and an Indigenous affairs expert are missing in a remote part of Brazil’s Amazon region, a local Indigenous association said Monday. The area has been marked by violent conflicts between fishermen, poachers and government agents.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

At least 20 dead in new DR Congo massacre

At least 20 people have been killed in a new massacre in DR Congo’s eastern province of Ituri, a respected monitor said yesterday, adding that the notorious ADF militia were suspected.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

50 killed in Nigeria Catholic church shooting

Gunmen attacked a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria during mass on Sunday, killing at least 50 people including women and children, according to a hospital doctor and media reports.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Australia accuses China of dangerous interception

Australia yesterday accused the Chinese military of putting an Australian Defence Force flight crew at risk when their plane was intercepted late last month over the South China Sea.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Floods kill at least three in Cuba

Heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Agatha flooded much of western Cuba on Friday, killing at least three people in Havana.