Zimbabwean rescuers have pulled the bodies of at least 24 illegal goldminers out of flooded shafts, but up to 50 more miners are missing.
A mum has fought off three attackers armed with assault rifles who tried to enter her home as she farewelled guests.
Mysterious stone structures abandoned in the Sahara desert could contain clues to an event that rocks the Earth every 20,000 years.
A man who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed this week in terrorist attacks at a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya.
The reporter who went undercover to expose graft and corruption within world soccer governing body FIFA has been shot dead in a public street.
Initial reports an Australian man was among the 21 victims of a deadly siege at a luxury hotel compound in Nairobi are incorrect, officials say.
One moment, an Aussie office worker was waiting on a call, the next he found himself in the midst of a terrifying terror attack.
Kenya’s president says the alleged terrorists who stormed an upscale hotel killing at least 14 people have all been shot dead as he declared the attack over.
An Australian has revealed how he ran for his life through the Nairobi hotel and office complex where extremists were unleashing explosions and gunfire.
At least three people were killed and more than 600 injured on Tuesday after two commuter trains collided in Pretoria, South Africa.
As Donald Trump sends troops to this tiny country, there was disbelief when thousands turned their TVs on to see armed men saying they’d seized power.
He was the “boy-king” who became a household name 3000 years after his death. But is there any truth in the rumours of the pharaoh’s curse?
A security firm allegedly asked black beachgoers to leave a fashionable public beach in Cape Town over the Christmas holidays, reigniting the apartheid debate.
A Congolese militia chief has been arrested for mass rape including that of a child ahead of ‘powder keg’ election, but Ebola may keep 1 million voters from the polls.
Violent unrest in Tunisia has continued for a third night after protesters’ anger grew over the death of a journalist who set himself on fire. WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO
Violent clashes have broken out between police and protesters after a reporter recorded a chilling video message before setting himself alight.
A motley crew of “lone wolves”, including two street vendors, a plumber and a carpenter, hunted backpackers to kill in the Moroccan mountains.
Before and after images of the severed heads of two young tourists murdered in Morocco have been posted to their mums’ Facebook pages.
More than a dozen men have now been arrested in the gruesome slaying of two Scandinavian women who were hiking in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains.
One of South Africa’s top safari rangers was crushed to death by a “sexually charged” elephant after it broke through a fence and into a tourist area.
Three suspects have been arrested over the horrific killing of two Scandinavian backpackers, who were hacked to death on camera.
Two young tourists have been found dead in a gruesome scene after they were attacked by men in a sexually motivated assault.
The cold-blooded killings of two Scandinavian backpackers in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains were allegedly “motivated by rape”, as three men were arrested.
Former US President George H.W. Bush used a pseudonym and wrote a series of cryptic letters to a little boy for 10 years, it’s been revealed.
Archaeologists in Egypt have made an exciting tomb discovery, with the find described as “one of a kind in the last decades”.
Direct from his latest Hollywood success, Aussie actor Joel Edgerton found himself totally smitten with a charismatic woman in Africa.
Jolandi le Roux wanted to create a memorable photo on a cliff to celebrate her 31st birthday but in a split second it turned to tragedy.
Egyptian authorities are investigating a porn video filmed at the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, after it went viral and sparked fury.
Enjoy it while you can, because Cadbury has warned Dairy Milk bars could become a thing of the past if radical action isn’t taken soon.
This is the horrifying moment a couple is ambushed by machete wielding masked bandits in a heart stopping roadside attack.
A stomach-churning investigation has confirmed secret government-run torture and killing centre operating in one of the world’s poorest nations.
Like a scene out of The Lion King, the BBC has released shocking footage of a brutal fight for survival between a lone lion and a ravenous pack of hyenas.
This map reveals how Russia is gaining scary global ground. And one man is spearheading the whole push.
African tyrant Robert Mugabe, who ruled Zimbabwe for almost 40 years, has fallen ill in Singapore and is currently unable to leave the country.
The annual Black Friday shopping event has become synonymous not only with savings, but with brawling and stampeding customers.
Eleven boys have died in an arson attack while locked inside their school dormitory, with expelled classmates suspected of committing the horrifying act.
A new outbreak of the flesh-eating Ebola virus is spreading under the protection of a civil war. More than 200 are dead and things are about to get much worse.
A GROUP of men who brutally raped and murdered a young student gave a sickening reaction as they were led from the dock.
A CLEVER construction technique designed more than four millennia ago has been unearthed — and it could solve a long-held mystery.
ARMED men have abducted 79 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in troubled Cameroon as president Paul Biya extends his 36-year-rule.
A WOMAN blew herself up on a busy street in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia overnight, injuring at least nine police officers.
ONE of the men accused of brutally raping and murdering a young woman has revealed her final words. WARNING: Graphic
THIS photo shows what seems to be a cute and harmless holiday activity but in reality it’s covering up a vile secret
IT COVERS less than half a soccer pitch but more than 500 people want to live on this tiny African fishing island.
IN A massive backflip, Saudi Arabia is preparing to admit its agents abducted and killed prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
AUTHORITIES say 34 people, including children, have died after massive mudslides in Uganda, and the death toll is likely to rise.
THE World Health Organisation has warned that an ebola outbreak in central Africa is at a “tipping point” of becoming a much bigger crisis because of rebel attacks on health workers.
AT LEAST 55 people are dead after a bus veered off the road and rolled down a slope with survivors saying bodies were “flying out like aeroplanes”.
AT LEAST 55 people are dead in Kenya after a bus veered off the road and rolled down a slope with survivors saying bodies were “flying out like aeroplanes”.
FIRST Lady Melanie Trump has candidly opened up about her husband’s social media obsession while on her solo Africa tour.
MELANIA Trump is no stranger coming under fire for her outfits. But her latest accessory worn in Africa might be the most inappropriate one yet.
Melania Trump has embarked on her first solo trip to Africa. But there’s one uncomfortable truth about these pictures.
SOME may have doubted Melania Trump’s ability to be a politician’s wife, but the US first lady has showed she can handle the demands like a pro.
IT shook the ground when it walked, but Giant Thunderclap was just the first step towards the largest land animals on Earth.
AN engineer has been rescued from a ferry two days after it capsized in Tanzania claiming at least 209 lives, as the ferry’s captain was arrested.
IT’S feared more than 200 people have died after a ferry sank in Tanzania, as rescuers rush to find survivors.
IT’S feared more than 200 people have died after a ferry sank in Tanzania, as rescuers rush to find survivors.
A NEW study has uncovered butchery and cut marks on bones dated to more than 10,000 years old.
A PLANE has crashed into a lake in the centre of South Sudan, with a regional official warning “many on board are feared dead”.
A BRITISH man has chased away a giraffe on a South African game reserve after the animal trampled on his wife and young son, leaving them critically ill.
THE bodies of 87 elephants have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana in what could be the largest case of poaching ever seen in Africa.
YOU may have thought she was never gonna dance again, but British PM Theresa May’s guilty feet with no rhythm have found their way in front of a camera for the second time in a week.
THERESA May has once again graced us with her terrible, terrible dance moves. Here is a blow-by-blow account of why it went viral.
AT least 18 people are dead after a military helicopter crashed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region.
AN email from a major South African bank is generating outrage and demands for explanation after going viral on social media.
DONALD Trump has weighed into the heated South African farm seizure debate in a move that shows his interest in the issue.
A FORMER Perth schoolboy who chopped up three of his close family members with an axe has been denied the opportunity to appeal his conviction.
A CHINESE tourist was killed by a hippo while taking photos in Kenya, just hours after a local fisherman was mauled to death in the same area.
THIS time, the Ebola virus is refusing to go away. Just days after declaring victory over a deadly outbreak — another has flared up to kill 20 more. And a new vaccine may not be working.
AT LEAST four new cases of the ebola virus have emerged in Congo, just a week after the country declared an end to a recent outbreak.
INCREDIBLE pictures out of Zimbabwe reveal a country on the brink, after police shot dead three people who accused the government of rigging this week’s election. SEE THE PHOTOS.
SOUTH Africa’s president says the country will push ahead with plans to seize largely white-owned land without compensation.
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD from Nigeria has been dubbed the “most beautiful girl in the world” since her photo went viral on Instagram.
IT STARTED out as an accidental fashion item. But this simple scarf has since turned into an important symbol for a country’s new era.
A BOMBER disguised as a worshipper snuck into a mosque in Nigeria and blew himself up, killing eight people and injuring seven others.
AMERICAN journalist Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates, who then imprisoned and tortured him for two years. Now he is telling his story.
MOBILE phone footage has emerged from inside a vintage plane that crashed in South Africa leaving two Qantas pilots fighting for life.
DONALD Trump has made an embarrassing about-face on his comments backing Putin’s claim that Russia did not interfere in the US Election - instead saying he meant the opposite.
SEVEN critically endangered black rhinos have died in vain after officials cited negligence is in their relocation process in Kenya.
AN Australian pilot is fighting for his life and two more Aussies are injured after a plane crash that killed two people.
NO ONE knows what is inside this giant, two-metre long and two thousand-year-old black sarcophagus uncovered in Egypt.
ONE person is dead and 20 injured, some critically, after a vintage aircraft due to become a theme park exhibit went down outside the South African capital.
POACHERS who broke into a South African game reserve to slaughter rhinos have been killed by a pride of lions.
AN AMERICAN woman has been slammed on social media after she uploaded a photo of her gleefully posing in front of a disturbing scene. WARNING: Distressing images.
A TASK force set up by five nations to combat jihadists in central Mali has been attacked by a suicide bomber, killing six and injuring many.
A JUNIOR surfing competition has copped a hammering on social media after it posted a seemingly innocent picture of its winners.
A SUDANESE teenager who stabbed her husband after he repeatedly raped her has had her death penalty conviction overturned.
ZIMBABWE’S President says he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.
SHE has been banned from visiting Britain, but controversial YouTube star Lauren Southern won’t let that stop her from causing “chaos” here.
AS FORMER Perth schoolboy Henri van Breda is sentenced for the murders of his parents and brother, his girlfriend watches on, grinning.
THE World Health Organisation says the next few weeks are crucial in determining whether the outbreak can be brought under control.
WHEN this university student received low marks in her course, her professor said she could either sleep with him, or fail. Then audio of their conversation went viral.
A JUDGE has slapped down former Perth student Henri van Breda, who’s been found guilty of brutally murdering his parents and brother and trying to kill his sister.
THE athlete who posted brazen photos on Facebook has been told to “go back to Africa”, as the number of athletes who overstayed skyrockets.
THE Ebola virus has taken hold in Congo with 45 cases reported - some in dense urban areas. Up to 25 people may have already been killed by the flesh-eating disease.