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Suspected poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions in South...

Posted April 07, 2019 16:16:35 An elephant has killed a suspected poacher and lions have eaten his remains, with a human skull and a pair of pants all that authorities have been able to recover. Key points:The man was believed to have been trying to poach rhinos in the Kruger National Park when he was…

Is oil money fuelling war in South Sudan?

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed since South Sudan's civil war began in December 2013, and millions more have been forced to flee their homes. On one side of the conflict are troops and militias backing President Salva Kiir. On the other, those supporting former Vice President Riek Machar. A peace deal was…

China is using debt traps to control the South China Sea

China's One Belt One Road project and massive infrastructure loans are helping to weaken opposition to its claims in the South China Sea.The South China Sea is of critical importance to China which has created new islands through dredging for military bases, and consistently defended its claims despite protests and legal battles with other regional…

Bridge twists and snaps into New Zealand river as storms batter...

Updated March 27, 2019 15:59:19 Dramatic footage has emerged of a traffic bridge on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island being washed away as strong winds and heavy rainfall batters the region. Key points:The Waiho River Bridge is seen twisting in the current before snapping and collapsing The severe weather is expected to…

Good Boys at SXSW: First reactions to Seth Rogen’s ‘live-action South...

Good Boys premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival Monday night to an uproarious crowd reaction that suggested Superbad producer Seth Rogen might have another coming-of-age hit on his hands. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky, the R-rated film follows of trio of likable sixth graders (Jacob Tremblay, Brady Noon, Keith L. Williams) on a series…

Emergency warning issued for fast-moving bushfire in WA’s South West

Updated February 19, 2019 22:27:50 A bushfire is threatening lives and homes in Southampton near Donnybrook in Western Australia's South West.More than 70 firefighters are battling the out-of-control blaze, which is burning in a pine plantation in the Donnybrook-Balingup shire.An emergency warning was issued for people in an area bounded by Balingup-Nannup Road, Wetherly Road,…

Newborn baby pulled from storm drain in South Africa

Posted February 12, 2019 23:48:06 Rescue workers in South Africa have pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups that helped to extricate the infant girl in Durban, said it was unclear why the baby was "dumped"…

Mini helicopter crashes into the ocean near Capel in Western Australia’s...

Updated February 06, 2019 20:15:30 Two men have died after a small aircraft crashed off shore near the popular holiday spot of Busselton, about two hours south of Perth.South West District Inspector Steve George confirmed a report would be prepared for the coroner after the two adult men, whose names have not been released, died…

Scottish Cup: Stenhousemuir v Aberdeen & Queen of South v Dundee

Live ReportingBy Clive LindsayAll times stated are UKPosted at 19:1819:18Dons out to 'rectify a few wrongs'Stenhousemuir v Aberdeen (19:30)Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes on BBC Radio Scotland: "The Scottish Cup's a big deal for us. We say at the start of every season, we want to go the full way in the cup competitions."We had an…

Attacks in Thailand’s deep south: Who, why and what’s next?

Bangkok, Thailand - In the latest of a series of fatal attacks in Thailand's southernmost provinces, a group of assault rifle-wielding attackers on Friday stormed a Buddhist temple, killing two monks and wounding two others. The evening assault took place at Wat Rattananupab temple in Su Ngai Padi district of Narathiwat province, an area located…
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