ANG - Part 3
  • June 21, 2024

A bulk carrier sank days after an attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who are believed to have killed one mariner on board, authorities said early Wednesday. It was the second ship …

Fatal train collision near Santiago, Chile

The accident occurred early Thursday when a test train with about ten crew members collided with a freight train carrying copper. Among the injured, four were Chinese nationals, and their conditions …

Chadian president orders investigations into military depot explosion

The Chadian President Mahamat Deby Itno visited the site of an explosion that killed nine and injured more than 40 at a military ammunition depot in the capital overnight. The explosions …

Firefighters battle massive fire at northern Iraq oil refinery

A witness spoke on Thursday about a massive fire at an oil refinery in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil that had been raging since Wednesday night. Fakhir Talib said he …

Nigeria’s president says economic reforms will continue despite hardships

One year after he came to power, Nigeria’s president Bola Tinubu on Wednesday said his economic reforms will continue despite increasing hardships. During his televised Democracy Day speech, he acknowledged the …

Cambridge returns 39 artifacts to Uganda on loan

The University of Cambridge returned 39 Ugandan items which range from tribal regalia to pottery to the East African country on Saturday (Jun. 8). Some of the objects were shown exclusively …

Sports:Players’ unions attack FIFA due to Club World Cup

Football players’ unions took legal action against FIFA on Thursday over the expansion of the Club World Cup. The event, which will bring together 32 teams instead of seven, is scheduled …

At least 80 passengers killed in the latest boat accident in Congo

A boat carrying more than 270 passengers has capsized on a river near Congo’s capital of Kinshasa, leaving more than 80 dead, President Félix Tshisekedi said Wednesday. It was the latest …

UN Security Council adopts US ceasefire plan on Gaza war

The UN Security Council on Monday (Jun. 10) adopted a resolution aimed at reaching a comprehensive ceasefire deal in three phases to end the war in Gaza. The resolution, penned by …

Shocking:New study finds African elephants call each other by unique names

African elephants respond to individual names, one of the few wild animal species known to do so, according to new research published in Nature Ecology & Evolution on Monday. These unique …

Malawi’s VP among 10 confirmed dead in plane crash

Malawi’s vice president, Saulos Chilima, was among 10 people killed when a small military plane crashed in a mountainous region in the north of the country, the president said Tuesday. President …

Pope Francis appeals for ceasefire, aid in Gaza

Pope Francis called Sunday for humanitarian aid to urgently reach Palestinians in Gaza and for Israel and Hamas to immediately accept proposals for a cease-fire and release of hostages. During his …

US Secretary of State Blinken arrives in Egypt

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned to the Middle East this week as a proposed Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal hangs in the balance after the dramatic rescue of four Israeli hostages …