London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

Dozens of people attending an angry protest for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy stormed the town hall in London's richest borough on Friday, accusing the authorities of ignoring their plight. ...
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China probes kindergarten blast after eight killed

China probes kindergarten blast after eight killed

Chinese authorities on Friday investigated an explosion at a kindergarten's gate as a crime after eight died and dozens more were injured in a blast that left victims bleeding and weeping on the ground. ...
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[PHOTO] Meet 43-year-old South African Man With 4 Wives Who Wants Other Men To Emulate Him

[PHOTO] Meet 43-year-old South African Man With 4 Wives Who Wants Other Men To Emulate Him

A prominent businessman and polygamist has urged men to emulate him as he launches a new reality show with his four wives while making polygamy look so fashionable. The 43-year-old South African businessman from Port Shepstone, identified as Musa Mseleku has m...
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Morocco clashes turn more violent

Morocco clashes turn more violent

Nightly clashes between protesters and Moroccan security forces in the flashpoint city of Al-Hoceima over the region's marginalisation are turning more violent, a witness and a news website said Friday. ...
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Man ‘with knife’ arrested outside UK parliament

Man ‘with knife’ arrested outside UK parliament

London police on Friday arrested a man at the fence surrounding the British parliament on suspicion of carrying a knife, which comes nearly three months after an Islamist terror attack in the same area. ...
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Two killed in suicide bombing in Cameroon’s Far North

Two killed in suicide bombing in Cameroon’s Far North

Two civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in Cameroon's restive Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram jihadists, local sources told AFP early Friday. ...
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Japan PM under fire over shady dealings claims

Japan PM under fire over shady dealings claims

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was under mounting pressure Friday over allegations that he used his influence to help a friend in a business deal after two official reports appeared to back up the claims. ...
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US student suffered ‘extensive’ brain damage in North Korea

US student suffered ‘extensive’ brain damage in North Korea

Doctors treating Otto Warmbier, the US student released by North Korea in a coma this week, said Thursday the 22-year-old had suffered severe brain damage, as his father lashed out at the reclusive regime. ...
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Russian army says may have killed IS chief

The Russian army on Friday said it hit Islamic State leaders in an airstrike in Syria last month and was seeking to verify whether IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. ...
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Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

Trump responded to reports he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched earth defense: claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers. ...
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