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Rouhani allies win Iran parliament elections second round

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Reformist and moderate politicians allied with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani won most seats in second round parliamentary elections, local media reported Saturday.
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Weaker dollar, Zuma ruling boost South Africa's rand

Reuters Africa - ‎12 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand extended its gains against the dollar on Friday to hit a five-month high, lifted by a weaker greenback and a court ruling against scandal-beset President Jacob Zuma, while stocks fell in line with global ...
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People trapped as Nairobi apartment block collapses

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
A six-story residential building in a low income area of Nairobi, the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday under heavy rain and flooding, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble, Kenyan officials said.
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UK Super Pumas Grounded After Crash

Sky News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
All UK commercial passenger flights using the Super Puma helicopter are grounded after a crash in Norway killed 11 people. 06:07, UK, Saturday 30 April 2016.
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Irish PM nears formation of new government after deal with rival

Reuters UK - ‎9 hours ago‎
DUBLIN Acting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny took a major step towards forming a new government after nine weeks of deadlock on Friday when he secured the agreement of the country's second largest party to facilitate a minority administration.
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North Korea Congress: Kim Jong-un and the Workers Party

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
North Korea has said its ruling Workers Party will hold its first congress in nearly 40 years next month. North Korea leadership expert Michael Madden looks at what such a rare gathering might actually do.
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Saving Africa's last elephants in style

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎11 hours ago‎
On April 30, heads of state from all over Africa will gather at a public ceremony in Nairobi to watch Kenya torch its entire stockpile of elephant tusks.
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Construction workers in Spain unearth an ancient Roman fortune: 600 kilograms of pristine coins

National Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Some 600 kilograms (1,300 pounds) of bronze Roman coins dating to the 3rd and 4th centuries have been unearthed by construction workers digging ditches in Spain.
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Boyfriend of EastEnders actress admits killing her

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Police wee searching for Arthur Simpson-Kent (left) after discovering three bodies in their search for missing actress Sian Blake (right) and her two children.
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This is how the Russian police say they will put down mass protests

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - It has been years since Russia's protest movement showed much moxie, sending tens of thousands onto the streets of Moscow for raucous demonstrations against electoral fraud and Vladimir Putin's third term as president.
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Hyenas attack hungry women as Somaliland's drought deepens: charity

InterAksyon - ‎1 hour ago‎
Women pray as they wait for assistance at Hariirad town of Awdal region, Somaliland. REUTERS/Feisal Omar. InterAksyon.com. The online news portal of TV5.
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Ring of Fire Nations Still Being Rattled by Major Quakes

teleSUR English - ‎15 hours ago‎
Last year, the Pacific island nation was hit by a powerful cyclone that killed 8 people. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 29 April 2016.
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Colombia becomes fourth Latin American nation to legalise same-sex marriage

The Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Colombia has become the fourth Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage, following a ruling by country's highest court.
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Rhodes Must Fall leader tells waiter: 'We will give tip when you return the land'

Times LIVE - ‎16 hours ago‎
Ntokozo Qwabe is proud that he reduced a waiter to "typical white tears". Photo taken from his Facebook page. Image by: GroundUp.
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Islamic State in Retreat

Barron's - ‎43 minutes ago‎
An unlikely coalition, including the U.S., Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Iran, is pushing ISIS out of key cities and could greatly reduce its power in 2017.
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'Us' and 'Them'

Antiwar.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Not "us" - the good ones, the moral ones, the righteous ones. Or, to put it bluntly, the magnificent ones. The Jews. And not "them" - the bad ones, the evil ones.
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Former circus lions begin journey to South African refuge from Lima

Reuters Africa - ‎5 hours ago‎
LIMA, April 29 (Reuters) - A blind lion, one that is missing an eye, and 31 others that had worked in circuses began the journey to a South African wildlife sanctuary from Lima, Peru, on Friday in what their rescuers called "the biggest transfer of ...
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Kidnapped Australian devoted to Afghans

The Australian - ‎13 hours ago‎
An Australian woman kidnapped in Afghanistan had devoted the past 20 years to improving the plight of women in the war-devastated country.
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