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Death toll from Ana rises to 86 as another storm brews to Africa's east

Tropical storm Ana has killed at least 86 people across southern and eastern Africa, with recovery operations ongoing as another storm threatens more severe weather.

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck about 219 km (136.1 miles)west-northwest of Pangai, Tonga, on ...

The death toll from tropical storm Ana has risen to at least 12 in Mozambique and Malawi, ...

Prince Andrew returns military affiliations to Queen Elizabeth

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Prince Andrew's lawyers failed to persuade a US judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit against him which accuses him of ...

Nanosatellites to protect SA’s maritime industry set to launch into space on Thursday

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SA is set to launch three locally produced nanosatellites aboard Elon Musk's Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday.

Prince Andrew must face sex abuse accuser's lawsuit — US judge

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Britain's Prince Andrew failed to persuade a US judge to dismiss Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit accusing the Duke of York ...

'Heartfelt apologies': UK PM Boris Johnson admits attending lockdown party

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Prime minister Boris Johnson apologised on Wednesday for attending a "bring your own booze" gathering at his official ...

Hero rat Magawa sent from Africa to Asia to sniff out landmines dies in retirement

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Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, found more than 100 landmines and explosives during a five-year career.

UK records 142,224 new Covid-19 cases, 77 deaths on Monday

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The UK recorded 142,224 new Covid-19 cases on Monday.

Bob Saget, TV dad and comedian, found dead in Florida hotel room

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Bob Saget, an actor and comedian best known as the jovial dad on the television sitcom Full House, was found dead in a ...

Baby lost in chaos of Afghanistan airlift found, returned to family after long ordeal

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An infant boy handed in desperation to a soldier across an airport wall in the chaos of the American evacuation of ...

NYC building space heater malfunction sparks fire that kills 19, including 9 children

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Nineteen people were killed, including nine children, and dozens were injured when a fire started by a malfunctioning ...

Seven dead, 3 missing after rock face collapse at Brazilian waterfall

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A tower of rocks suddenly broke away from the canyon wall and came crashing down on several leisure boats, sending out ...

Sidney Poitier, first black actor to win best actor Academy Award, dies at 94

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Sidney Poitier, who broke through racial barriers as the first black winner of the best actor Oscar for his role in ...

Biden, Harris urge Americans to protect democracy on Capitol attack anniversary

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"The lies that drove the anger and madness we saw in this place, they have not abated. So we have to be firm, resolute ...

US reports nearly 1m Covid-19 cases in a day, setting global record

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Omicron appears to be far more easily transmitted than previous iterations of the virus. The new variant was estimated ...