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Photo: Actress jailed for paying bribe for daughter’s admission

US actress Felicity Huffman has reported to prison to begin a 14-day sentence for her role in a nationwide university cheating scandal.

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient coffins near Luxor

Archaeologists have found more than 20 ancient wooden coffins near the Egyptian city of Luxor, the country's antiquities ministry says.

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam abandons speech after protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has been forced to suspend her annual address after being heckled in parliament. Opposition...

Ivory Coast’s former rebel leader to run for president

Former Ivory Coast rebel leader, Guillaume Soro, has announced plans to run in the West African state’s presidential election scheduled for next year.

Oprah Winfrey states her biggest regret

Oprah Winfrey is talking about some of her biggest life choices: not marrying, and not having children. Winfrey, 65,...

Stonebwoy caught in studio with USA Grammy Awards winner, Keri Hilson

Ghanaian dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has been spotted with American Grammy-award winning singer, Keri Hilson. The duo is understood to...

Newborn girl found alive in shallow grave in India

A newborn baby girl has been discovered buried alive in northern India, a local police chief has revealed. Abhinandan...

11-year-old Nigerian wows 200 global delegates at the Education for Justice in Austria

Children have a voice that is often overlooked but when close attention is paid to them, the world would realise the wealth...

Photos: Wild brawl at wedding as families ‘clash’, guests left covered in blood

Shocking footage shows wedding guests punching each other amid the sound of screams and breaking glass as families allegedly clash at a...

Pope mistakenly tweets to support US ‘Saints’ football team

Vatican employees who manage Pope Francis’ official Twitter account in English on Sunday, mistakenly tweeted in support of United States (US) football...

Man, 61 steals 159 bicycle seats because someone stole his

A 61-year-old man from Tokyo’s Ota Ward was recently arrested by Japanese police for allegedly stealing no less than 159 bicycle seats,...

Saudi Arabia allows unmarried couples to share hotel rooms

Last month, the Saudi Kingdom announced the launch of a new tourist visa program, opening up the country to mass tourism for the...

Student punished after baking cannabis cakes

In an unconventional ruling, a court in northern Zambia has ordered a university student to write a 50-page essay on the dangers...

Trump ends automatic citizenship for children of military, federal workers born in US

Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, speaking during a briefing at the White House says the Trump administration has...

Uganda wants death penalty for gay sex

Uganda plans to enact a law that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in...

Congolese scientist uncovers ebola cure

Congolese scientist and researcher, Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, has successfully discovered the most effective cure for Ebola. According to him, he...

Apple removes police-tracking app used in Hong Kong protests

Apple on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong used to track police movements from its app store.

Video: Mexico mayor tied to truck, dragged through streets over unfulfilled campaign promise

Eleven people were arrested in southern Mexico on Tuesday after the mayor of their village was dragged out of his office, beaten, and then tied to...

Magufuli shocked at pregnancy rates in schools

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has said he is shocked by the lack of action against men who impregnated 229 schoolgirls in...

Judge shoots himself in court after being forced to give guilty verdict

A judge shot himself in a Yala courtroom in Thailand after handing down a ruling on Friday.Khanakorn Pianchana pulled out a...