Middle East wars hit 13 million schoolchildren - UN
12:05 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
Doha - More than 13 million children are being denied an education by Middle East conflicts, the UN said, warning "the hopes of a generation" would be dashed if they...
Bangkok police claim bomb reward
06:36 (GMT+2), Tue, 01 September 2015
Bangkok - Thailand's police chief has said a reward worth three million baht (or R1,1 million) will be given to his own men for their work in apprehending a male suspect...
2 tons of elephant tusks seized in Vietnam
11:05 (GMT+2), Mon, 24 August 2015
Hanoi - Customs officers in Vietnam seized more than two tons of elephant tusks, eight days after confiscating an ivory shipment weighing nearly a ton, authorities said...
Tianjin death toll rises to 121
11:48 (GMT+2), Sat, 22 August 2015
Beijing - The death toll from a warehouse blast in north China’s Tianjin has risen to 121, including 67 firefighters and seven policemen, authorities said at a press...
60 still missing after blasts
05:30 (GMT+2), Sat, 22 August 2015
Beijing - The death toll rose to 116 from the huge explosions at a chemical warehouse in China last week, with 60 people still missing, reports said on Friday.
Onderhoud met Bloemfonteiner ná Bangkok-bomaanval
14:37 (GMT+2), Tue, 18 August 2015
'n Jong Bloemfonteinse-vrou, Christine Hugo, wat in Bangkok skoolhou, was twee dae tevore op presies dieselfde plek waar ‘n bom gister afgegaan het en die lewe van...
Residents evacuate homes after gas leakage
13:25 (GMT+2), Tue, 11 August 2015
Beijing - More than 10 000 residents were evacuated from a city in southwestern China after ammonia leaked from a fertiliser plant, reports said on Tuesday.
US cinema gunman escapes death penalty
09:45 (GMT+2), Sat, 08 August 2015
Centennial - The American gunman who stormed a Batman movie premiere and killed 12 cinemagoers has escaped the death penalty but will spend the rest of his life behind...
Jon Stewart groet Donderdag
09:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 04 August 2015
New York - Na sowat 16 jaar van vermaak bied die Amerikaanse komediant Jon Stewart Donderdag sy laaste episode van The Daily show aan.
Frisbee gets green light from Olympic Committee
06:46 (GMT+2), Mon, 03 August 2015
Johannesburg - The sport of flying disc, commonly known as "frisbee", was officially recognised as an Olympic sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...
Ebola vaccine results positive
08:34 (GMT+2), Sat, 01 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Preliminary results suggest that a vaccine against Ebola has led to 100% protection and could transform the way the deadly virus is tackled.
Speculation over Reunion plane debris grows
18:13 (GMT+2), Thu, 30 July 2015
Kuala Lumpur - Plane debris washed up on an island off the eastern coast of Africa was being tested on Thursday, as speculation grew that it could come from missing...
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi can appeal death sentence
13:52 (GMT+2), Tue, 28 July 2015
Tripoli - A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, to death on charges related to killings during the 2011...
Man arrested for cannibalism in Nepal
13:26 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 July 2015
Kathmandu - A Nepali man was charged with murder Monday for killing and eating human flesh, Dang district police said.