‘How I was raped by two women’


The man who was raped by the women in South Africa has shared his story on


Pope warns against ideological colonization

Pope Francis has reaffirmed his disagreement with teaching gender identity in schools on Sunday, after earlier calling it a "war against marriage."

Mali Islamist jailed for nine years for Timbuktu shrine attacks


The International Criminal Court has sentenced an Islamist militant who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu to nine years in jail.


Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi admitted to leading rebel forces who destroyed historic mausoleums at the world heritage site in Mali in 2012.

Shimon Peres, Israeli ex-president, dies at 93

Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93.

Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago. His condition had improved before a sudden deterioration on Tuesday.

How infidelity caused police officer to kill wife

A police sergeant has been arrested for shooting his wife over allegations of infidelity. The police in Lusaka, Zambia, have arrested one of their sergeants, Justine Nkole, for shooting his wife with his service rifle during an argument.

Mother Teresa declared saint in Vatican ceremony

Under the sunny skies of Vatican City, Pope Francis proclaimed Mother Teresa a saint, recalling her outspoken opposition to abortion and her love for and dedication to the poor.

Solar eclipse 2016 guide: When, where, how to see it

On September 1, the moon will pass in front of the sun, creating a brilliant ring of sunlight visible from areas around the southern Indian Ocean.

Gabon poll: Ali Bongo rival, Jean Ping, claims victory

Gabon's main opposition candidate has claimed victory over President Ali Bongo in Saturday's poll, alleging electoral fraud.

Syria war: U.S. warns over Turkish-Kurdish violence

The US says fighting between Turkey, pro-Turkish rebels and Kurdish-aligned forces in northern Syria is "unacceptable" and must stop.
Clashes in places where so-called Islamic State (IS) was not present were a "source of deep concern", the U.S. envoy to the anti-IS coalition tweeted.

How DNA test aided police arrest of rapist

Police said that they have caught China's "Jack The Ripper," who killed 11 women and girls between 1988 and 2002.
Gao Chengyong, 52, was arrested at the grocery store he runs with his wife in the northwest province of Gansu, according to China Daily.