Tania Page--8/13/2012-Simon Mynekeni is one of the most recent victims of necklacing, a brutal apartheid-era practise of putting a tyre around someone's neck, dousing it in petrol and setting it alight. It's a horrible way to die.
By BABOUCARR CEESAY in BanjulPosted Tuesday, August 14 2012 at 11:52-Sea level rise due to climate change could submerge Gambian capital city Banjul, the country's minister for works Francis Leity Mboge has warned.
8/13/2012-No fewer than 28 persons have been killed, while scores of others are still missing in a renewed flood rage in nearly all the villages of the southern zone of Plateau State at the weekend.
Thousands of Tunisians took to the streets late on Monday to protest against Islamist-drawn up changes to the constitution, which they say will endanger women’s rights. The meeting was the biggest show of opposition force since April.
Muslim leaders from across the Middle East, including Iran's pro-Syrian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gathered Tuesday in Mecca for an unprecedented summit on the critical situation in Syria, hosted by Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.
By Terry Frieden, CNN Justice Producer-August 13, 2012 -- Updated 2324 GMT (0724 HKT)-(CNN) -- A Somali man who authorities say is the highest-ranking pirate ever brought to the United States for prosecution was given 12 life sentences Monday
Still too many cardinals and bishops very rich! Some of them are religious!-FrMar-Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 13, 2012 / 01:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced it will sell some of its large real estate holdings
Scripture:Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14-1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"-Meditation: Are you surprised to see the disciples discussing with Jesus who is the greatest?
The "spirit of generosity" demonstrated by British people during the London 2012 Olympics has been hailed by Games chief Lord Coe.The public mood was his highlight of the Games, which ended with a musical closing ceremony and the handover
By AFP-Posted Monday, August 13 2012 at 19:55-CHICAGO, Monday-US President Barack Obama has warned supporters that he was no Usain Bolt, and that his re-election bid will be a fight all the way to the finish line, not an easy jog to victory.