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'Terrorists' including George W Bush banned

01 March 2015 | 3310 Views
Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, in a sign of growing tensions between the two countr...

by AFP

Putin vowes to punish killers of Kremlin critic

01 March 2015 | 1419 Views
Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to punish the killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov as opposition figures denounced what they called a "political murder" and Western leaders called f...

by Staff Reporter

Ukrainian troops begin artillery withdrawal from frontlines

27 February 2015 | 995 Views
Ukrainian troops have towed artillery away from the frontline in the war-ravaged east, in a step that seems to augur well for a ceasefire agreement signed with Russia-backed rebels.The militar...

by Al Jazeera

5.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Madrid

23 February 2015 | 1597 Views
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Madrid and central Spain on Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.Spain's National Geographic Institute init...

by Staff Reporter

Al-Shabaab threatens attack on US, UK shopping malls

23 February 2015 | 4045 Views
CNN | Somalia-based terror group Al-Shabaab released a video calling for attacks on malls in the US, Canada, and the UK. ...

by CNN

Zim man named CFO for the world's second biggest ferry company

22 February 2015 | 3932 Views
ZIMBABWEAN Dennis Dodo has been named chief financial officer for the world's second biggest ferry company.Canada-based BC Ferries said Dodo would assume the role beginning April 8, 2015....

by Business Reporter

Men struggle to save big snake stuck in Nissan

20 February 2015 | 8907 Views

by Staff Reporter

Andrea Gada's funeral goes ahead in UK

20 February 2015 | 4300 Views

by Staff Reporter

Monkey set to inherit fortune from childless couple

19 February 2015 | 4748 Views
New Delhi - A childless couple in India has decided to bequeath their entire property - house, land and bank deposits - to their pet monkey, news reports said on Thursday.Sabista and Brijesh S...


Prestigious journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three

19 February 2015 | 1084 Views
The UK's prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges' Award to Al Jazeera's Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy.The award is given to recognise their outstanding co...

by Al Jazeera

UK-based activists plot Mugabe demo

19 February 2015 | 3086 Views
Zimbabwe's opposition parties and human rights groups will stage a demonstration in London this Saturday, demanding President Robert Mugabe and his entire Zanu-PF government resign to bring to an ...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe 'Must Go' demonstration

17 February 2015 | 3832 Views
Media Advisory from the Zimbabwe Vigil - 16th February 2015Zimbabwean diaspora groups are joining forces in London on Saturday 21st February to demand that the Mugabe regime steps down to allo...

by Zimbabwe Vigil

Man caught performing sex with a dead woman

14 February 2015 | 8558 Views
A 26-year-old homeless man from Columbus, Georgia, USA was caught performing a sex on a woman's corpse in a mortuary, police said.Domonique Smith was arrested and charged with stealing a bicy...

by Staff Reporter

US cop charged for assaulting Indian man

13 February 2015 | 1614 Views
Madison - A police officer has been charged with assault and will be fired after authorities say he badly injured an Indian man whom he stopped to question as the man was walking through his son's nei...

by Staff Reporter

Former ISI head Lt. Gen. Asad Durrani says Pakistan probably harboured Osama Bin Laden

12 February 2015 | 2174 Views
Lt. General Asad Durrani (retd), the former head of Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency, has told Al Jazeera's Head to Head that Pakistan most likely sheltered Osama Bin Laden in the years leading up t...

by Al Jazeera

Human-like piglet born with penis on its forehead

10 February 2015 | 7853 Views
A deformed piglet with a human-like face and a penis on its forehead has been born in China, a farmer has claimed.Tao Lu, from southern China, said the strange piglet even survived his birth, ...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean driver stole packages worth £14,000 to fund a gambling habit

10 February 2015 | 3084 Views
UNITED KINGDOM - A delivery driver at Parcelforce's national hub in Coventry stole packages containing mobile phones and other items worth more than £14,000 to fund a gambling habit.But Willi...

by Coventry Telegraph

Obama readying request to use force against IS

10 February 2015 | 1711 Views
The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters, congressional aides said on Monday, paving the way for lawmakers' first vote on the scope ...

by Staff Reporter

'US considers sending weapons to Ukraine'

09 February 2015 | 1696 Views
US President Barack Obama has said that his administration is looking at all options in handling the crisis in Ukraine, but he has not yet decided whether the US will provide lethal arms to Kiev....

by Staff Reorter

'Sexy cops' seduce guards, help 26 prisoners escape

09 February 2015 | 4903 Views
Call it a prison break that left little to the imagination. Two women, dressed in skimpy, "sexy" police officer costumes, allegedly showed up at a prison in Brazil's interior Mato Grosso state...

by CNN

Designer of bullet train dies at 85

09 February 2015 | 1837 Views
The industrial designer whose works ranged from a bullet train to the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser as familiar as the classic Coca-Cola bottle, has died. Kenji Ekuan was 85.A monk-t...

by AP

Prostitutes to get share ownership in brothels

08 February 2015 | 2754 Views
AMSTERDAM - Amsterdam is looking for an investor to buy five buildings where sex workers can work collectively in their own prostitution business, a spokesman for the city's mayor says.Current...

by Staff reporter

Man discovers he has fully functioning womb

08 February 2015 | 4121 Views
A businessman fearing he had cancer after discovering blood in his urine has been left stunned after doctors discovered he has a fully functioning womb - and the blood was from his period.The ...

by Staff reporter

Baby girl born 'pregnant' with twins

08 February 2015 | 5038 Views
A baby girl in Hong Kong, born to Chinese mainland parents in Queen Elizabeth Hospital was born 'pregnant' with twins and had to undergo surgery at just three weeks old to remove them.The foet...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean woman accused of £35,000 fake benefit claims

08 February 2015 | 2113 Views
A WOMAN accused of claiming more than £35,000 in benefits using a false passport said she thought she had "leave to remain" in the UK.Grace Jinjika, of Flatford Place, Kidlington, denied eigh...

by Agencies

Iraq lifts years-old nightly curfew in Baghdad

08 February 2015 | 877 Views
Iraq has lifted a years-old nightly curfew in the capital, Baghdad, in a bid by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's government to make the city feel more liveable despite persistent violence plaguing the...

by Staff Reporter

Mexico police find 61 bodies, including children

07 February 2015 | 1719 Views
Acapulco - Mexican police have found 61 bodies, including children, in an abandoned crematorium that closed more than a year ago in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, authorities said on Friday."...

by Staff Reporter

Sisters nabbed for taking naked photos of each other

07 February 2015 | 3721 Views
Phnom Penh - Two American sisters have been arrested in Cambodia for taking naked photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said on Saturday - the latest nude st...

by Staff Reporter

MP's Must Reject Chinamasa's Shocking Irresponsibility

07 February 2015 | 1954 Views
The MDC-T UK hereby registers our shock at the ZANU's government's proposal that the nation should take on a $1,2 billion Reserve Bank debt which includes $200 million dished out to Zanu (PF) bosses...

by Tonderai Samanyanga, MDC-T UK chairman

Lance Armstrong charged with crashing into two parked cars

04 February 2015 | 1239 Views
DENVER - Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong has been charged with crashing into two parked cars in the Colorado ski resort town of Aspen, with his girlfriend initially telling authorities ...

by Reuters

New York train crash kills 7

04 February 2015 | 1068 Views
Seven people were killed and a dozen more injured when a commuter train collided with a car north of New York City Tuesday night.Metro-north railroad spokesman Aaron Donovan said the train...

by Staff reporter

Plane crash lands near Taipei, at least 13 dead - Video

04 February 2015 | 3928 Views
At least 13 people were killed when a passenger plane with 58 people aboard clipped a highway overpass in Taiwan before crashing into a river in New Taipei City, according to reports.The Tr...

by Staff reporter

ISIS burned Jordanian pilot alive in cage

03 February 2015 | 6585 Views
Beirut - The Islamic State group released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the burning alive of a Jordanian pilot it had captured in December.The video released online showed images ...

by AFP

Jehovah's Witness jailed for sex attack on teen

03 February 2015 | 3141 Views
A Jehovah's Witness has been jailed for a sex attack on a teenage girl - despite his leaders refusing to co-operate with police.According to ...

by Staff reporter

Man thrown off building for being gay

03 February 2015 | 4319 Views
A man has reportedly been blindfolded and thrown off a tower block in Syria for ‘being gay’ before being stoned to death after surviving the fall.New images have emerged appearing to show ...

by Staff Reporter

Egypt could free another Al Jazeera journalist

03 February 2015 | 1530 Views
Egypt could free Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy within hours, Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera English reported on Tuesday.Fahmy's colleague, Peter Greste, an Australian citizen...

by Reuters

Deadly blast at shopping mall in Australia

03 February 2015 | 5531 Views
Sydney - One person was killed and several injured in a blast at a shopping mall in Western Australia, a media report said on Tuesday.An electricity transformer exploded in the Galleria ce...

by Sapa

Zim woman stabbed to death in London, UK

02 February 2015 | 3019 Views
LONDON - A mother of two was found stabbed to death at her London home - directly opposite the house of a man jailed last week for killing a prostitute after a botched manhood enlargement.Com...

by Staff Reporter

Clumsy friend accidentally shoots boy's penis

01 February 2015 | 5200 Views
A teenage boy was left riving in pain after his clumsy friend accidentally shot him in the penis.The 15-year-old boy from Collier County in Florida was left terrified and in tears during a 911...

by Staff Reporter

Forward to the Stone Age - Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 31st January 2015

01 February 2015 | 2068 Views
Mugabe is an appropriate choice as chairman of the African Union (AU). People at the Vigil thought that the ancient dictator, boots licked by cringing cronies, lording it over a cowed and impoverished...

by Zimbabwe Vigil

Zimbabwean woman stabbed to death in London

01 February 2015 | 7903 Views
UNITED KINGDOM - A Zimbabwean mother of two has been found murdered at her house in Grays, London, this Saturday According to early reports Emily Munemo died from stab wounds and her husband h...

by Staff reporter

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in bathtub

01 February 2015 | 2728 Views
The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.Bobbi Kris...

by Staff Reporter

Men dig with bare hands, rescue toddler completely buried under rubble - Video

31 January 2015 | 3661 Views
A toddler completely buried under rubble in Syria has been pulled out alive by rescuers who dug with their bare hands. video, posted on Y...

by Staff Reporter

Truck full of cats seized in China

28 January 2015 | 3107 Views
Hanoi - Police in Hanoi have seized a truck carrying over a ton of cats smuggled from China to sell to restaurants in northern Vietnam, authorities said on Wednesday."After receiving a tip...

by Sapa

Zim parents petition 10 Downing Street to allow relatives UK visas for funeral

27 January 2015 | 2111 Views
The parents of a five-year-old girl who was killed after being hit by a car have delivered a petition to Downing Street asking for visas for relatives so they can attend her funeral.Andrea Ga...

by Mark Tran

World's most violent cities

27 January 2015 | 3096 Views
The latest report from the Mexican Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice is out.The report lists the 50 most violent cities in the world by the number of murders per 100,000 people....

by Staff Reporter

Putin accuses Ukrainian govt of serving NATO interests

27 January 2015 | 1328 Views
ST. PETERSBURG - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused the Ukrainian government forces of effectively implementing NATO's geopolitical objectives.The Ukrainian army is in effect ...

by Staff Reporter

Over $55K raised to help Zim woman diagnosed with rare form of cancer

26 January 2015 | 5504 Views
LONDON - Over £37 000 ($55 700) has been raised to help a Zimbabwean woman, Tambu Makinzi, who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Chondrosarcoma and needs over £30 000 for med...

by Staff Reporter

Zim Achievers Awards nominations now open

25 January 2015 | 1610 Views
The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) have returned for their fifth edition with organisers calling on the public to nominate prospective recipients for this year's honours.This year's award...

by Arts Correspondent

Yemen president quits plunging country into political crisis

23 January 2015 | 2101 Views
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has quit along with his prime minister and cabinet, plunging the country into political crisis even as Houthi rebels consolidated their grip on the capital....

by Staff Reporter

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