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Port-au-Prince has descended into violence in recent days. PHOTO/Reuters
Haiti violence: Gangs free 4,000 inmates in mass jailbreak

By | 14 hours ago

Armed gangs have stormed the main prison in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, releasing many inmates. The vast majority of about 4,000 men held th...

Pressure is growing for a ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza and the release of Israeli hostages held by Hamas. PHOTO/Reuters
Israel-Gaza war: Israel demands names of hostages still alive for deal on new ceasefire

By | 16 hours ago

Mediators and Hamas have arrived in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, for talks on a new ceasefire, as Israel is reported to be demanding reassurances on t...

France to enshrine abortion right in constitution
France to enshrine abortion right in constitution

By | 17 hours ago

France is preparing to become the first country in the world to put the right to abortion in its constitution. On Monday, parliamentarians from the up...

Haiti
Haiti police unions plead for help as armed gangs storm main prison

By | 23 hours ago

Armed groups have stormed Haiti’s largest prison, defying police forces who have called for help after days of gunfire in parts of the capital as a ...

Shock as 2 male humpback whales are observed mating for the first time

By | 2 days ago

Photographers have captured two male humpback whales having sex, in what experts say is the first time the species has been documented exhibiting sexu...

Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Lahia said it had received dead and wounded from western Gaza City
More than 100 reported killed in crowd near Gaza aid convoy

By | 3 days ago

At least 112 Palestinians are said to have been killed and 760 injured trying to get desperately needed aid in Gaza. BBC reports that crowds descended...

Ghana passes bill making identifying as LGBTQ+ illegal

By | 4 days ago

Ghana’s parliament has passed a tough new bill that imposes a prison sentence of up to three years for anyone convicted of identifying as LGBTQ+...

Police seize 72 guns, more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition from actor Alain Delon’s home

By | 5 days ago

French police have seized 72 firearms and more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition from the home of screen legend Alain Delon. A shooting range was also f...

Danionella cerebrum live in shallow waters off Myanmar. PHOTO/Britz
Tiny fish can make noises louder than an elephant, says new study

By | 5 days ago

A small species of fish that measures no more than half an inch in length is capable of producing sounds louder than an elephant, according ...

President WIlliam Ruto inspects a guard of honour during the 49th passing out parade of 991 General Service Unit recruits
Benin offers 2,000 troops to Kenya-led Haiti force

By | 6 days ago

Benin has offered to contribute 2,000 troops to a UN-approved Kenyan-led multinational security force that will be deployed to fight gang violence in ...

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