Monday, June 17, 2019

Royal baby: Meghan gives birth to boy

Prince Harry said they were "absolutely thrilled" and thanked the public for their support during the pregnancy.

Russia: 41 killed as plane catches fire following lightning strike

Reports of the strike came as survivors told how they escaped the Aeroflot jet which burst into flames on landing at Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday.

Sudan army rejects civilian majority in ruling council

A top official in Sudan's military council has said it will not allow civilians a majority on the supreme council set to rule the country during a transitional period.

Bandits invade school, kidnap 4 students, 2 teachers

The abduction reportedly happened on Wednesday as residents of the area watched the UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Liverpool.

ALERT: DR Congo records “93 Ebola cases in four days”

A total of 93 cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the last four days in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an average of more than 23 a day, a humanitarian agency has said.

Air Zimbabwe’s only working aircraft grounded after fire incident

A small fire incident on an Air Zimbabwe flight on Sunday night has forced the carrier to ground its only operating aircraft.

Gunmen kill 6 at Burkina Faso church

Gunmen have opened fire on a church in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least six people, officials say.

WATCH: Fire breaks out on Air Zimbabwe’s Boeing plane

he "malfunction" did not threaten the continuation of the flight, and the Boeing 767-200ER landed safely in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, Air Zimbabwe added.

Sri Lanka bans face coverings after Easter bloody attacks

The niqab and burka - worn by Muslim women - were not specifically named.

South Africa: 6-month-old baby, 50 others killed as heavy rains bring floods, mudslides

Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say.
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