Vatican addresses sexual abuse in Catholic Church
17:10 (GMT+2), Thu, 05 December 2013
Boston - Pope Francis is to set up a Vatican committee to fight sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church and offer help to victims.
The announcement, by the...
Twenty people dead in a series of attacks in Yemen
13:55 (GMT+2), Thu, 05 December 2013
Sanaa - A series of attacks at Yemen's defence ministry have left at least 20 people dead and 37 injured.
Officials say a suicide car bomb blew up at the gates of the...
Production Hollywood blockbuster put on hold
15:22 (GMT+2), Wed, 04 December 2013
Los Angeles - Production on Fast & Furious 7 has been put on hold after the death of its star, Paul Walker, on Saturday.
Filming had been scheduled to resume in...
Hong Kong on high alert for bird flu
13:35 (GMT+2), Tue, 03 December 2013
Hong Kong is on high alert after an Indonesian domestic helper contracted the city's first human case of H7N9 avian flu. Hong Kong's secretary for food and health,...
Speed a factor in Paul Walker fatal crash
07:22 (GMT+2), Mon, 02 December 2013
Los Angeles - Details continue to emerge about the fiery car crash that killed Fast & Furious star Paul Walker and one other person.
The Los Angeles County...
Vier dood, talle beseer na trein ontspoor
05:52 (GMT+2), Mon, 02 December 2013
New York - Minstens vier mense is dood en talle beseer nadat 'n passasierstrein in New York ontspoor het.
Volgens berigte is minstens 67 mense beseer waaronder 11...
US actor Paul Walker killed in car crash
07:19 (GMT+2), Sun, 01 December 2013
Los Angeles - US actor Paul Walker who starred in the Fast & Furious series of action films has been killed in a car crash in California, his publicist says.A...
Scottish holiday marred by chopper crash, 8 killed
07:11 (GMT+2), Sun, 01 December 2013
Glasgow - Scotland's official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning on Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a...
Japan and South Korea defy China air zone rules
14:44 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 November 2013
Japan and South Korea have both flown planes unannounced through China's newly-declared air defence zone, officials from both nations say.
Japanese aircraft had...
Vietnam to fine people for negative Facebook posts
13:43 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 November 2013
Vietnam - Vietnam has intensified a crackdown on online dissent with a new decree that threatens fines of several thousand dollars for anybody criticising the government...
Duisende vlug voor spuwende vulkaan
17:11 (GMT+2), Sun, 24 November 2013
Jakarta - Duisende mense het op die vlug geslaan nadat 'n vulkaan in die weste van Indonesië agt keer binne die laaste paar uur uitgebars het en klippe oor 'n groot...
Airlines warned about engine ice
12:55 (GMT+2), Sun, 24 November 2013
Washington - Fifteen airlines have been warned about the risk of ice forming on Boeing's new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes.
The issue - affecting some types of...
More than 11 000 children killed in Syria
09:08 (GMT+2), Sun, 24 November 2013
Damascus - More than 11,000 children have died in Syria's civil war in nearly three years, including hundreds targeted by snipers.
A new report says summary executions...
Y chromosome: Why men contribute so little
13:29 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 November 2013
Scientists have practically obliterated the ultimate symbol of maleness in DNA, the Y chromosome, and believe they may be able to do away with it completely. They...
Drones to combat rhino poaching: Global initiative
13:15 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 November 2013
A global initiative to design and implement a drone to help combat rhino poaching is said to be gaining ground. The Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape is...
Cosmic bang is 'brightest yet'
07:52 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 November 2013
Houston - Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.Because the...
Vroue gered ná 30 jaar se aanhouding in Londen-huis
06:24 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 November 2013
Londen - 'n Egpaar van Engeland is in hegtenis geneem nadat hulle vermoedelik drie vroue 30 jaar lank in hul huis gevange gehou het.Die man en vrou, altwee 67 jaar oud,...
24 gold bars found in aircraft toilet compartment
07:11 (GMT+2), Thu, 21 November 2013
Mumbai - An Indian airplane cleaning crew stumbled across 24 gold bars worth over $1m stashed in an aircraft toilet compartment, officials said on Wednesday. India, which...