My usual idea of a holiday solely consists of booze and food. I’m usually the world’s laziest traveller but this holiday offered a lot more.
A brutal African nation invited a journalist to the country for a “government propaganda trip”. The junket very quickly went awry.
In a landmark case, Botswana’s High Court has scraped anti-gay laws which made homosexuality punishable by a jail term, saying “there’s nothing reasonable in discriminating”.
A young child has been killed after a leopard broke through protective fences in the dead of night in at a popular South African national park.
A master-mariner, who oversaw the refloating of Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, has a bold plan to fix drought-stricken South Africa and it involves dragging an iceberg from Antarctica.
Months after two Scandinavian hikers were brutally beheaded, an alleged IS ringleader has admitted to executing one of the two victims.
An official government map of Africa has been pulled down, after somebody noticed a bizarre “mistake” that sent social media into meltdown.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has tweeted that he hopes the drop-kick incident will be a “wake-up call” for the man who allegedly assaulted him.
Video has captured the shocking moment a man drop-kicked action star Arnold Schwarzenegger as he posed for photos with fans in South Africa. Watch it here.
A priest is among six killed after a group of about 20 gunmen stormed a church in Burkina Faso — the second attack on Christians in two weeks.
Abandoned as a newborn, all Abigail Prangs ever wanted was to know who her biological mum was — what she found out instead was heartbreaking.
EXCLUSIVE: When Matt Doran promised he would help Abigail Prangs find her mother he never thought he would end up in jail on fake charges.
Raids to rescue two kidnapped French tourists ends with troops making a very unexpected discovery, baffling officials.
One photo perfectly sums up the divide between rich and poor, with high-rises on one side and squalid slums on the other.
A British aid worker has been shot dead by kidnappers after she was snatched while attending a party in Nigeria.
Of all the hotels in the world, this one is adored by influencers and their followers. And lucky for us, it costs next to nothing.
A political crisis is engulfing a developing African country after authorities made a stunning find in ordinary-looking grain sacks.
The death toll of Cyclone Idai, which devastated southern Africa last month has topped 1000, with thousands more in need of help while disease spreads in the wake of flooding.
In a megawatt pairing, Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry will collaborate on a new documentary series together, as the media titan gave an insight into her friendship with Meghan.
A hunter, who previously boasted about killing 32 elephants in less than 15 minutes, has admitted he got a “great thrill” killing thousands of animals.
Tripoli’s only functioning airport has been attacked by a warplane as the Libyan National Army advances on the capital, while casualties mount and push petrol prices to a five-month high.
Worried passengers have taken to social media, fearing they are flying on grounded Boeing MAX 8 jets due to a safety card mix-up.
Horrifying footage shows a man cartwheeling through the air after being hit by a speeding car on a busy highway in South Africa.
A poacher was trampled by elephants before lions ripped him apart, with park rangers recovering just a few bloodied limbs.
A minute-by-minute narrative of a gripping and confusing scene in the cockpit of doomed flight 302 has been revealed by crashed investigators.
The Boeing flight nosedived, killing everyone on board in an incident that rocked the aviation world. Now a chilling new detail has been revealed.
Ethiopian Airlines will deliver their first report on the crash of Flight 302 later today with hopes that more will be learnt about what caused the incident.
Details are emerging of the final moments of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight, painting a picture of a “catastrophic failure”.
It’s a little-known country on no-one’s radar — but it’s on the brink of an epidemic that could kill hundreds of thousands of people in weeks.
A mystery is unfolding on a remote island where researchers have made an “impossible” unique discovery — something that’s not supposed to be there.
Pregnant women, children and elderly people have been killed, with some burned alive in a shocking massacre. WARNING: Graphic content.
The horrifying extent of this natural disaster, which has reached “biblical proportions”, can now been seen from space.
Gunmen have stormed Somalia’s ministries of labour and works, killing fifteen people, including the country’s deputy labour minister, in an Islamic extremist attack.
Witnesses say “300 to 400” bodies line a highway in Mozambique as aid agencies scramble to help survivors of a tragedy of “biblical proportions” visible from space.
Hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of starvation and disease as the death toll from horrific cyclone Idai continues to rise.
Mothers clinging to their lives in trees have been seen throwing their babies to safety after flash floods wiped out entire communities.
Mothers clinging to their lives in trees were seen throwing their babies to safety, as rescue workers race against time to prevent further deaths from Cyclone Idai.
They can’t even count the dead in a city of 500,000 people as chilling images show the unprecedented disaster is far from over.
Two Boeing 737 MAX airliners crashed, killing everyone aboard. Now investigations are zeroing in on one single faulty component.
Within days of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, Boeing MAX 8s were grounded around the world. But why were governments so quick to act?
Investigators have scoured flight data from the crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane. What they found was deeply concerning.
Investigators hunting for the cause of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane have begun studying the cockpit voice recorder.
The flight data recorder from the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight is severely twisted and scratched as investigators begin their analysis.
The search continues amid fears up to 100 children were attending an “illegal school” inside a four-storey building that collapsed in Nigeria, killing at least eight.
Donald Trump has made a sweeping decision about Boeing’s suspect 737 MAX fleet, and this map shows why he was forced to act.
A haunting video has emerged showing the last moments of aRussian model and her husband who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority has banned Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft after the Ethiopian Airlines crash, as the UK and Malaysia follow suit.
US President Donald Trump has weighed in on Boeing’s controversial 737 MAX 8 jets and explained why he thinks they’re not safe.
Passengers have stormed social media, claiming they feel unsafe on a MAX 8. But it looks like they don’t have a leg to stand on when cancelling.
As passengers and governments grow increasingly nervous about MAX 8 aircraft, the regulators have issued strict orders to Boeing.
A tattered passport. A torn book. Half a shoe. These are the chilling discoveries found among the wreckage of the Ethiopian Airlines crash.
A growing number of airlines have announced they are grounding their MAX 8 fleets, as the black box from the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flights is located.
A diver was photographing sharks when the water beneath him started to churn, “everything went dark” and a whale swallowed him whole.
A graph has revealed worrying changes to the doomed Boeing 737 MAX 8 just before it crashed, killing all 157 people on board.
This was Antonis Mavropoulos’ ticket on the doomed Ethiopian Airlines plane. Lucky for him, he was two minutes late to the airport gate.
The crash of an Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner has taken a heavy toll on international health, aid and diplomacy workers as details on the 157 victims emerge.
An international tragedy is unfolding as the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash claimed the lives of passengers and crew from 35 countries.
A brand-new Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed, killing 157 people on board, with a devastating photo from the scene revealing only rubble.
Footage from an “exclusive” invite-only fitness Kenyan retreat has been slammed over its “gross” use of tribal people as “props”.
Princess Lalla Salma hasn’t been seen in public for almost two years — and the royal family refuse to comment on her whereabouts.
Prince Harry and Meghan have continued their tour of Morocco as the Duchess of Sussex radiated in a long white diamond encrusted Dior gown.
An attempt to stop animal poachers has ended disastrously for a village chief after youths severed his head before dumping his body.
Zimbabwean rescuers have pulled the bodies of at least 24 illegal goldminers out of flooded shafts, but up to 50 more miners are missing.
Kate Browne and her family were all set for a massive 10-week international holiday. But two days in, disaster struck.
A photographer has managed to snap a photo of a black leopard, the first time the elusive animal has been spotted in 100 years.
This skincare staple is so popular one is sold every two minutes. But there’s a worrying reason the “miracle” product is under threat.
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.