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Chris Wilson, 39, and pilot Danny Philemotte were among 18 victims who died instantly on the domestic flight in the Democratic Republic of Congo A crocodile which escaped in an aircraft cabin may have caused a plane crash which killed the British co-pilot and 18 passengers, an inquest heard today.
The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.
A PROJECT to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War has begun in memory of all men from Thame who fought and died in conflicts over the past 120 years.
The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a "stand-down order" held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.
The disease has infected more than 2,600 people and killed at least 60 since the first cases were reported in the capital, Juba, in May. Cholera outbreaks or alerts have been reported in nine of South Sudan's 10 states.
A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.
A local official says armed gunmen attacked a Kenyan coastal village, the latest of a series of attacks that have killed more than 80 people and displaced thousands.
The testimony of nine military officers severely undermines claims by Republican lawmakers that a 'stand-down order' held back military assets that could have saved those killed Sept.11-12, 2012, in the Benghazi, Libya, attack on the U.S. consulate.
There's growing concern in West Africa about the spread of the Ebola virus that has killed hundreds of people.
An international human rights group says fighters on both sides of the conflict in Central African Republic are escaping prosecution for war crimes.
The U.S. is sending an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.
The Botswana government is reportedly set to repatriate Zimbabweans who sought refuge in the neighbouring country at the height of Zimbabwe's political crisis in 2008.
The former head of a South African covert police unit that tortured and killed dozens of people during white minority rule was denied parole because the families of his victims were not consulted, the government said Thursday.
FIFA has suspended Nigeria from all international football after the government sacked the executive committee of the country's football federation.
Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perpetrators of a second, dawn attack on a CIA complex probably were different from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the evening before.
When Henry Wanyoike and Joseph Kibunja first started running, it was out of necessity.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:23 am
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