Singapore Airlines reviews nut policy after toddler scare

An allergy scare involving a three-year-old toddler has prompted Singapore Airlines to review the serving of nuts on board its flights. Marcus Daley suffers from anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition which can be triggered by […]

Video of beating shared on social media leads to Saudi prince arrest

  A Saudi prince has been arrested on the orders of Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz after videos were circulated on social media which appeared to show the prince beating several people. According to the […]

OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison

Former US football star and actor OJ Simpson has been granted parole after nine years in a Nevada prison. “Thank you!” said 70-year-old Simpson, bowing his head as the commissioners approved him for release. Simpson, […]

Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US

  Six teenagers from Burundi taking part in a robotics competition in the US have been reported missing, police say. Four boys and two girls – aged from 16 to 18 – disappeared during the […]

Congo’s Kabila and family worth millions, new report says

Congo President Joseph Kabila and his family own stakes in more than 80 companies at home and abroad that are likely worth 10s of millions of dollars, a report by a U.S.-based body said on […]

Turkey: Magnitude 6.7 earthquake triggers Tsunami, 2 dead

Thousands of Brits are feared to have been caught up in a deadly earthquake off the coasts of Turkey, Rhodes and Kos which has killed at least two and sparked a tsunami. Shocking pictures show […]

$750 million of Congo mining revenue ‘missing’

These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones. More than 20% of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a campaign group says. […]

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

  Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to three White House officials. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has quit, reportedly in protest at a shake-up of the communications team. Mr Spicer stepped down because […]

Air Zimbabwe lays off half its staff

Zimbabwe’s state-owned airline has laid off 200 workers, roughly half of its staff, with immediate effect. The job losses are part of a turnaround strategy to bring struggling Air Zimbabwe back to profitability from a […]

U.S. asks nations to provide more traveler data or face sanctions

The U.S. State Department will require all nations to provide extensive data to help it vet visa applicants and determine whether a traveler poses a terrorist threat, according to a cable obtained by Reuters. Countries […]

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