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Indian Peacekeeper Died Trying To Save Colleague In Congo: UN

Indian peacekeeper, Lt Col Gaurav Solanki, died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while trying to rescue a colleague in Lake Kivu, according to the UN mission there....

Indian Peacekeeper Died Trying To Save Colleague In Congo: UN

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He died so I could live: UN peacekeeper pays tribute to fallen colleague But for the selfless bravery of the UN ‘blue helmet’ who dragged him to safety during a firefight against Congolese militiamen, it is unlikely that C...
2019-05-25, 04:52

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. ...
2019-06-12, 16:13

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 1...
2019-06-19, 15:00

Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost NEW DELHI (AP) — Modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to expeditions of decades ago. Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to...
2019-06-06, 11:39

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a med...
2019-06-15, 04:26

Indian migrant girl died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old migrant child from India died of heat stroke after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examine...
2019-06-15, 02:52

Hero clerk died trying to save colleagues during Virginia Beach shooting A hero account clerk died in the Virginia Beach massacre after leaving a safe spot to try to save his work friends, it emerged Sunday. Pastor’s...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

'Got to see if anybody else needs help': Virginia Beach shooting hero died trying to save others When Ryan Keith Cox and his co-workers heard the gunshots in Virginia Beach, he rushed to get them to safety and died trying to save others.  &...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seve...
2019-05-25, 08:26

Inquiry after Tory MP called 'disgrace' by colleague An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave t...
2019-06-21, 10:00

Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others before being fatally shot. (Jun...
2019-06-04, 06:13

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan...
2019-06-14, 12:00

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's...
2019-08-10, 16:00

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in ...
2019-06-14, 19:13

Joe Biden flipped out on Dem colleague for blocking his anti-busing bill: memoir Joe Biden lashed out at a Democratic colleague in 1977 for blocking his anti-busing measure in the Senate Judiciary Committee, referring to him as a ...
2019-07-08, 19:39

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaig...
2019-07-10, 22:26

TV anchor makes tearful apology after comparing black colleague to gorilla A white Oklahoma City TV station anchor has tearfully apologized to her black colleague for comparing him to a gorilla during a broadcast last week. ...
2019-08-27, 20:26

Mother, 2 sons died of gunshot wounds, father died by suicide, Iowa police say Authorities are investigating the death of a family of four found Saturday in an Iowa home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, according to autopsies....
2019-06-17, 22:52

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice (Recipe Video) Chef Ananya Banerjee shows how to make this delicious and comforting South Indian lemon rice within minutes. The comforting dish can be made with lef...
2019-09-05, 06:26

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Backing a Liberal Challenger to a Democratic House Colleague for the First Time (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making her first endorsement of a liberal challenger to an incumbent House Democrat, backing Ma...
2019-09-17, 18:13

Father whose son died in the East Village blast testifies: ‘That’s the day I died’ The shattered father of a young college graduate who perished in the 2015 fatal East Village building explosion took the stand Monday at the start of...
2019-09-10, 02:00

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior ...
2019-07-12, 12:00

Pro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams 'shameful' colleague: 'Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard' CNN commentator Steve Cortes had a fiery clash both on television and online with a network colleague, who he accused of suggesting he himself was "s...
2019-07-16, 17:00

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses....
2019-07-19, 19:26

Justice Sotomayor tells Seth Meyers her nickname for Supreme Court colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg The United States Supreme Court remains the shadowiest branch of the federal government, what with the robes, no video recording of proceedings, and ...
2019-09-04, 20:26

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent examp...
2019-09-05, 00:26

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest. &...
2019-07-09, 18:13

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
2019-06-05, 02:13

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
2019-06-18, 22:52

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health ...
2019-06-12, 00:52

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Or...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where autho...
2019-06-12, 04:13

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
2019-06-10, 19:00

| 50 dead after train derails in DR Congo At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest rail tragedy to strike the v...
2019-09-13, 09:13

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the den...
2019-08-04, 17:13

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN....
2019-07-01, 16:00

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
2019-06-06, 23:52

At least 50 dead in Congo train accident At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of h...
2019-09-13, 18:52

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
2019-07-15, 19:26

At least 50 dead in Congo after train derails: minister At least 50 people were killed when a train derailed in Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika in the early hours of Thursday, the minister of h...
2019-09-12, 13:39

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
2019-05-23, 02:39

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity...
2019-09-18, 20:39

DR Congo names new government after 7-month delay Most members of the new executive have been drawn from former president Joseph Kabila's Common Front for Congo. DRC will now have a female vice prime...
2019-08-27, 06:00

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Frid...
2019-09-03, 04:00

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains...
2019-08-01, 15:00

Congo says Rwanda has closed border near Goma Congo's presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other ...
2019-08-01, 12:26

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a d...
2019-08-01, 00:00

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson say...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its firs...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
2019-08-25, 21:26

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in...
2019-09-06, 15:39

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to ...
2019-08-14, 20:39

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
2019-07-22, 15:13

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statemen...
2019-08-01, 19:26

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
2019-06-18, 14:26

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are...
2019-09-14, 18:13

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Court Convicts Congo's Ntaganda of War Crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including...
2019-07-08, 11:39

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
2019-06-13, 18:00

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
2019-06-27, 19:52

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of...
2019-06-14, 02:52

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence in two weeks: UNHCR More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, the United Nations refugee ag...
2019-06-18, 11:39

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as we...
2019-09-19, 08:13

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advanc...
2019-06-20, 19:52

At least 28 displaced people killed in northern Congo At least 28 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days, the UN stabilizing mission in th...
2019-09-19, 23:00

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong poss...
2019-07-01, 02:52

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesda...
2019-08-01, 00:13

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are com...
2019-05-27, 08:39

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the...
2019-07-07, 21:52

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of N...
2019-06-23, 16:52

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in east...
2019-06-05, 18:52

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes a...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb ...
2019-07-25, 01:00

Belgium, Congo normalize diplomatic relations during visit Officials from Belgium and Congo have signed a series of deals aiming at normalizing relations between the former colonial power and the African coun...
2019-09-17, 18:39

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last ye...
2019-08-31, 05:39

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in ...
2019-06-17, 15:26

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 5.23pm BST The Cranes are off to a flier thanks to a thoroughly deserved victory, their first at the Africa Cup...
2019-06-22, 20:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the fi...
2019-06-22, 20:00

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provin...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African ...
2019-06-01, 21:52

DR Congo says Hutu militia commander shot dead The Democratic Republic of Congo's military says it has shot dead Rwandan Hutu rebel leader Sylvestre Mudacumura. The International Criminal Court ha...
2019-09-19, 00:13

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinsh...
2019-08-01, 21:52

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the spr...
2019-06-01, 20:52

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under contro...
2019-08-01, 18:13

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people sin...
2019-08-01, 14:26

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which the...
2019-08-13, 19:00

Two experimental Ebola drugs are saving lives in the Congo Two experimental Ebola drugs under review in the Democratic Republic of Congo already seem to be saving the lives of many affected by the deadly viru...
2019-08-13, 19:52

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill 12 in Ebola area Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said ...
2019-07-24, 02:00

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the governm...
2019-08-16, 14:39

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major ...
2019-07-18, 14:26

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbrea...
2019-06-11, 23:52

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
2019-06-15, 01:52

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
2019-07-15, 19:26

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
2019-05-22, 10:13

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's c...
2019-07-15, 18:52

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
2019-06-11, 21:26

At least 50 dead in train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of h...
2019-09-12, 23:13

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
2019-08-25, 15:52

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
2019-07-15, 04:52

| DR Congo unveils new government after months-long delay Nearly eight months after former opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi was elected president, the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday unveiled a coali...
2019-08-27, 04:52

75-Year-Old Woman Dies Of Congo Fever In Gujarat A 75-year-old woman from Surendranagar district in Gujarat died due to Congo fever which spreads through ticks in humans, the state government said o...
2019-08-27, 03:13

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's d...
2019-07-25, 00:39

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds ...
2019-08-19, 13:13

Congo’s health minister quits over Ebola response changes Congo’s Health Minister Oly Ilunga resigned from his post Monday to protest the president’s decision to take over management of the response to the E...
2019-07-22, 17:39

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as he...
2019-07-18, 16:26

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
2019-07-11, 08:26

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spre...
2019-08-20, 15:13

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations h...
2019-07-17, 21:00

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repu...
2019-05-27, 21:52

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now tha...
2019-05-30, 16:39

DR Congo: Dozens feared dead in boat accident A boat carrying passengers and cargo has capsized in the Congo river near Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa. The case is currently und...
2019-09-15, 16:13

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials Two Ebola cases were confirmed in Congo's South Kivu region for the first time this week, health officials said on Friday, more than 700 km (430 mile...
2019-08-16, 12:39

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fa...
2019-08-16, 18:39

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
2019-06-19, 23:13

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that oppos...
2019-05-31, 02:26

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this mont...
2019-06-18, 17:26

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cu...
2019-08-12, 19:52

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who were just infected. Doctors hope the sick will now seek help in greater numbers, ending th...
2019-08-12, 23:26

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun ...
2019-05-30, 23:52

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome af...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo province Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled province of Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from whe...
2019-08-19, 12:00

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insec...
2019-08-23, 23:13

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been ...
2019-08-13, 18:39

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contai...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Rep...
2019-08-07, 19:39

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
2019-07-22, 20:39

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of contr...
2019-07-22, 16:52

The Latest: Congo starts giving Ebola vaccine to some babies BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Health officials in eastern Congo are vaccinat...
2019-06-13, 17:13

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while tw...
2019-06-12, 17:13

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
2019-07-18, 00:00

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of the...
2019-07-17, 23:39

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-17, 22:00

Send in the troops: Congo raises the stakes on illegal mining A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
2019-07-17, 08:26

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destin...
2019-07-16, 03:26

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," th...
2019-07-12, 23:52

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
2019-07-15, 07:13

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola ...
2019-07-15, 06:00

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
2019-06-12, 18:39

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
2019-07-15, 03:00

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleedi...
2019-07-31, 18:26

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attenti...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on • Madagascar 2-2 DR Congo (4-2 on penalties)• Riyad Mahrez on target as Algeria ease past GuineaMadagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nati...
2019-07-08, 02:00

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP...
2019-07-02, 18:01

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus coul...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the...
2019-08-02, 22:39

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people bef...
2019-08-02, 18:00

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city...
2019-08-02, 10:26

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
2019-06-15, 21:39

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
2019-06-30, 10:39

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an...
2019-06-12, 21:52

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwan...
2019-08-01, 13:26

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said...
2019-08-01, 13:00

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a se...
2019-07-02, 04:13

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whi...
2019-08-01, 12:26

Congo security forces to dislodge illegal miners at site Authorities say that security forces have been deployed to a private mining concession in southeastern Congo that is a subsidiary of mining giant Gle...
2019-07-04, 17:26

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with...
2019-07-05, 21:52

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy w...
2019-06-12, 15:13

Head of Congo's public finances watchdog questioned by authorities The head of Democratic Republic of Congo's public finances watchdog was detained for questioning for several hours on Saturday, in what he said was r...
2019-09-01, 13:52

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000 The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders ...
2019-08-30, 16:00

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epi...
2019-09-15, 02:13

UN chief and senior officials show solidarity with DR Congo during three-day visit United Nations chief António Guterres and senior members of the UN, have embarked on a three-day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whe...
2019-08-31, 19:39

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon...
2019-05-26, 23:39

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the c...
2019-05-21, 17:52

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister ha...
2019-09-17, 01:52

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencin...
2019-09-03, 00:52

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August...
2019-07-17, 22:13

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
2019-06-30, 21:39

Dozens of stowaways feared dead in Congo train derailment: official At least 50 stowaways were killed in southeastern Congo Thursday when a freight train derailed and pinned some beneath, a government minister there s...
2019-09-13, 02:26

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Re...
2019-07-15, 17:52

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democr...
2019-08-16, 16:13

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, t...
2019-05-30, 18:13

Nigeria's Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic's state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil fiel...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside ...
2019-06-28, 16:52

UPDATE 1-Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the...
2019-06-28, 15:00

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
2019-07-17, 10:26

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic...
2019-05-24, 11:52

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von...
2019-09-06, 00:26

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had repor...
2019-08-01, 19:26

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an o...
2019-06-18, 18:26

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in ...
2019-06-02, 22:39

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encou...
2019-08-12, 21:52

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the bor...
2019-07-15, 19:26

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's annou...
2019-07-22, 16:52

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Gu...
2019-07-08, 00:26

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip ...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hil...
2019-07-22, 07:00

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...
2019-07-18, 16:52

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to st...
2019-05-23, 19:13

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Fr...
2019-08-16, 20:13

REFILE-Death toll rises to 43 at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse; more expected The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeast Congo rose to 43 on Friday and could cl...
2019-06-28, 13:39

Germany's Heiko Maas commits to fight against sexual violence on Congo visit Heiko Maas has made the effort to end sexual violence a key theme of German foreign policy. The issue was front and center during the foreign ministe...
2019-09-05, 03:39

ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder The ex-warlord was convicted on 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the Internatio...
2019-07-08, 13:26

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that...
2019-09-17, 12:39

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of th...
2019-09-01, 18:39

Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces began evicting illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday, local activists said, a week after...
2019-07-04, 10:52

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much a...
2019-08-13, 16:39

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the c...
2019-06-12, 13:13

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week ...
2019-06-29, 21:00

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its acco...
2019-06-04, 23:26

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
2019-05-23, 14:52

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June be...
2019-06-18, 23:13

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
2019-05-21, 14:52

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in...
2019-08-23, 22:26

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despit...
2019-06-28, 18:13

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, raising fears of an acceleration i...
2019-08-02, 18:00

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Rep...
2019-07-12, 13:13

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
2019-05-21, 15:13

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on ...
2019-05-28, 20:13

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
2019-08-03, 22:26

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
2019-07-15, 18:52

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on univer...
2019-07-10, 01:26

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Dem...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested posit...
2019-08-01, 22:26

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of ...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sa...
2019-07-19, 18:26

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deploye...
2019-08-03, 03:52

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exe...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Killing hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories includes: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible p...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
2019-08-02, 21:13

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of th...
2019-09-03, 03:13

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fi...
2019-05-23, 23:52

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
2019-07-31, 19:26

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
2019-07-24, 20:52

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; f...
2019-05-21, 15:13

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale u...
2019-07-31, 17:39

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and s...
2019-05-21, 14:52

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations C...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces ...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Why Best Buy thrives in the US but died in the UK In the U.S., Best Buy is a rare success story in what has otherwise been a brutal past decade for many brick-and-mortar retailers. But in 2010, the c...
2019-08-07, 00:52

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
2019-08-17, 01:52

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
2019-07-02, 23:39

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-f...
2019-07-19, 22:13

5 Wars That Would Have Been Much Funnier If Nobody Had Died Between the ridiculous uniforms, the screaming and running, and all stupid-looking old guys making long, weird speeches, wars are often hilarious, bu...
2019-08-22, 06:26

50 musicians who died tragically From the stars who lived troubled lives to the young greats who left us before their time, revisit many of the musician deaths that hit fans the hard...
2019-05-21, 16:39

David Koch, a Bad Man, Has Died David Koch, the conservative billionaire who, along with his brother Charles, helped to make the world a worse place, has died at 79, Charles Koch an...
2019-08-23, 18:26

Experience: I nearly died of measles The doctors hadn’t seen such a bad case. But I don’t blame my mother for not having me vaccinatedI was watching a film with my boyfriend, Marty, one ...
2019-09-13, 19:13

How we live together: ‘I don’t remember Dad. I was only three when he died’ The family who lost a fatherMy ex, Colin, and I were separated but on reasonable terms and more like friends. The children were our first priority an...
2019-06-22, 12:52

Dog Racing Died Without A Funeral SARASOTA, FLORIDA — The sun hadn’t yet risen over the Sarasota Kennel Club, and Deb Linn was wrist deep in 100 pounds of bloody meat. She had been be...
2019-08-22, 06:00

Indian PM says changes in Kashmir will help end terrorism Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the downgrading of Indian-administered Kashmir from a state to a federally controlled territory will help en...
2019-08-08, 18:26

Indian boy has 526 teeth removed The discovery of a boy in Chennai has left dentists baffled. Doctors spent almost five hours removing the teeth to give the 7-year-old a more modest ...
2019-08-02, 23:39

For our future, more Indian immigrants, please If, like me, you believe that the U.S. needs to welcome immigrants on a sustainable basis, you should support a greater U.S. government priority on t...
2019-07-16, 02:00

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died Ex-college football player Matt Branch shot on hunting tripLabrador Tito stepped on gun and pulled trigger with pawA former prominent college footbal...
2019-07-19, 19:39

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80 LOS ANGELES (AP) – Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died....
2019-08-31, 03:39

Economist Martin Feldstein Has Died at Age 79 Martin Feldstein, a top adviser for both Republican and Democratic presidents and one of the most influential academic economists of his generation, ...
2019-06-12, 00:26

Toni Morrison Was Writing a New Novel When She Died Toni Morrison, who died Monday at the age of 88, was working on a new novel at the time of her death, her publisher confirmed. There are no other det...
2019-08-07, 01:39

ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit are...
2019-08-09, 01:39

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activa...
2019-09-18, 04:39

Four classic Indian recipes from Dishoom Recreate restaurant group Dishoom’s crowd-pleasing dishes at home, from their house black dal to a rich chicken curry and fragrant jackfruit biryani ...
2019-09-07, 08:52

Indian Bank Defrauded by Another Borrower The Indian bank that fell victim to one of the country’s biggest banking scams said that another borrower had defrauded it of half a billion dollars....
2019-07-08, 18:52

Indian FTR 1200 First Ride Review We swing a leg over the Indian FTR 1200. For the uninitiated, it is a sporty (yes, sporty!) street tracker motorcycle from Indian Motorcycle and is a...
2019-09-07, 06:26

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's ha...
2019-08-09, 18:52

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing ...
2019-07-23, 07:39

How to watch the Indian moon landing India hopes to become only the fourth country -- behind the US, the former Soviet Union and China -- to make a soft landing on the surface of the moo...
2019-09-06, 10:52

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chenna...
2019-08-02, 19:13

Indian PM: Changes in Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he stripped the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status to f...
2019-08-09, 04:00

An Indian village has many more twins than can be explained One in eleven people in a village in India is a twin. Though nobody knows the underlying causes, cousin marriage and disease epidemics have now been ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to ...
2019-07-04, 11:13

Ola Bike Service Now Available in 150 Indian Cities Ola on Thursday announced the expansion of its Ola Bike service to 150 cities across the country, while planning to grow its presence three times in ...
2019-09-13, 14:52

Indian Man Removes His Devil’s Horn A sebaceous horn, popularly known as Devil’s Horn, grew from an old Indian man’s head after an injury. ...
2019-09-19, 08:13

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliam...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
2019-07-18, 01:00

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
2019-08-03, 22:26

'War zone': Ebola virus declared a global health emergency after outbreak in Congo While the risk of Ebola spreading within the region remains high, the risk of it spreading outside the region is low.      ...
2019-07-17, 22:00

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
2019-06-21, 00:39

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exc...
2019-07-18, 00:39

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes, crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
2019-07-08, 20:13

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would have died US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 mi...
2019-06-21, 18:39

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had me...
2019-05-25, 12:26

Bicyclist struck in Sioux Falls has died SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a bicyclist struck by a motorist in Sioux Falls has died. Authorities say 84-year old Kenneth Gunderson died Wedn...
2019-06-12, 19:26

When my mother died, I inherited her best friend – and she became family I was in a horrible, frightening place after the death of my mum. Then Les arrived and the fog began to liftGrowing up, your parents’ friends can fee...
2019-06-11, 13:39

How we met: ‘When my wife died I was so lost. I prayed that something would change’ Sally Birch Brown, 42, and her husband Richard, 43, met online in 2017 after they were widowed. They live in Hamilton, New ZealandSix months after lo...
2019-08-05, 15:26

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was an ...
2019-07-17, 14:00

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Crusader King Died Because He Refused to Eat His Greens A French sleuth may have solved the mystery of the death of France's famed King Louis IX, better known as Saint Louis. ...
2019-06-23, 18:26

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still u...
2019-09-06, 17:13

Jeffrey Epstein signed new will just two days before he died The financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein executed a new will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell th...
2019-08-20, 20:00

Coroner: Skaggs died after accidental overdose A medical examiner has ruled that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Skaggs was found dea...
2019-08-31, 02:00

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The de...
2019-06-29, 05:13

FDNY will add 22 names of those who died from 9/11 illnesses to memorial The FDNY will add 22 more names to a memorial for first responders who died of 9/11-related illnesses Friday — a somber reflection on the terror atta...
2019-09-06, 03:39

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself ...
2019-06-09, 23:52

Another dog has died after being exposed to blue-green algae KNES5 A woman from Texas took her dog swimming in a river by her house earlier this month. It's there that Tamra Massey believes her dog, Fina, ate ...
2019-08-14, 19:00

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found ...
2019-06-05, 18:52

NYC Fire Department: Helicopter pilot has died NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died. The Fire De...
2019-06-10, 21:01

Coroner: Skaggs died of accidental overdose A medical examiner has ruled that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Skaggs was found dea...
2019-08-30, 23:13

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those...
2019-06-28, 21:39

Authorities ID man who died after Wisconsin mini-triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man apparently accidentally drowned during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman 70.3 mini-triath...
2019-06-10, 22:13

Dive boat where 34 died raised from sea off Calif. A salvage crew has raised the scuba diving boat that sank after a fire that killed 34 people off Southern California last week. (Sept. 12)  ...
2019-09-13, 13:13

What happened the day the NY twins were left in dad's hot car and died? A small change in routine is hallmark of Forgotten Baby Syndrome, experts have said. And most deaths occur at the end of the workweek.   &...
2019-08-02, 20:52

Harold Prince, the man who has won more Tony awards than anyone else, has died Legendary Broadway producer and director, Harold Prince, who directed some of the most famous musicals ever made, including "West Side Story" and "Th...
2019-08-01, 05:13

US Closes Facility That Detained Migrant Who Later Died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say...
2019-05-22, 12:52

He Died After He Was Taken Off Life Support. Then Walked Through The Door The hospital staff was insistent, but Brenda Bennett-Johnson could not be sure. It was May 13 and Bennett-Johnson and her sister Rosie Brooks were vi...
2019-06-15, 01:00

Rocker Ric Ocasek, the Frontman of The Cars, Has Died at 75 (NEW YORK) — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits l...
2019-09-16, 17:26

Two Immigrant Children Have Died in U.S. Custody in the Last Week A 16-year-old Guatemalan child has died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency said in a statement on Monday. The child, who...
2019-05-21, 17:39

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearl...
2019-08-09, 04:26

Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn Has Died at the Age of 88 (LOS ANGELES) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movie...
2019-07-10, 07:39

People Were Born and Died at Woodstock. Here Are Their Stories Today, planning a days-long event for an expected 50,000 people would likely involve meticulous medical oversight and strict attendance caps. Fifty y...
2019-08-09, 18:52

Man who fell off motorized scooter in Midtown has died A Manhattan man who fell off his motorized scooter in Midtown has died from his injuries, police confirmed Sunday. Jeffery Davidson, 60, was driving ...
2019-07-07, 23:13

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne w...
2019-06-06, 22:00

Ex-KKR dealmaker Alex Navab, 53, died while on vacation Alex Navab — a dealmaker who had once been a leading candidate to succeed billionaire Henry Kravis at buyout firm KKR & Co. — died on Sunday at age 5...
2019-07-09, 08:00

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had be...
2019-06-10, 05:13

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death ...
2019-05-28, 10:39

Hillary Clinton says her youngest brother has died NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s brother has died. The former U.S. senator, Secretary of State, first lady and Democratic presidential candida...
2019-06-08, 22:13

Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at 88 Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in h...
2019-07-10, 11:26

Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at 91 Hal Prince was known for his fluid, cinematic director's touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising in his choice of stage material.  ...
2019-08-01, 07:39

Cyprus ex-president Dimitris Christofias has died NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says his predecessor Dimitris Christofias has died. He was 72. President Nicos Anastasiades said he wa...
2019-06-21, 18:26

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed vide...
2019-08-05, 22:52

Man who died while working on sign in Indiana was crushed DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man who died while working on a sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana was accidentally pinned an...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Arizona 3-year-old died in hot car as temperatures hit nearly 100 degrees An Arizona toddler died in a scorching car where she was left for up to three hours as temperatures soared to nearly 100 degrees, according to a new ...
2019-09-04, 17:39

Couple who died on Fiji vacation may have been poisoned A young Texas couple who died on a dream vacation in Fiji may have been poisoned — after infectious disease was officially ruled out as the cause, au...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Hurricane Dorian: Nobody knows how many lived - and died - at Ground Zero Our helicopter pilot banked sharply to the right so that I could see the ground beneath us, but I couldn't see any ground - just a mass of splintered...
2019-09-09, 12:00

The Remains of a Diabetic Man Who Died After Being Deported Have Been Returned to U.S. A remains of 41-year-old diabetic man who was deported to Iraq—despite never having been there—have been returned to Michigan. Jimmy Aldaoud was foun...
2019-09-02, 06:26

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police ...
2019-05-24, 19:39

Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Has Died The Los Angeles Angels announced today that starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs died in Texas this morning. So far no cause of death has been reported. He ...
2019-07-02, 03:13

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protes...
2019-08-17, 23:00

SRK, Anushka Sharma, Others Behind 5 New Netflix Indian Series Netflix has added five new original series to its India slate - Betaal, Mai, Bombay Begums, Messy, and Masaba Masaba - which involve the likes of Sha...
2019-07-16, 09:26

| Bodies of 7 climbers retrieved from Indian mountain The bodies of seven climbers killed on India's second highest mountain have been retrieved, capping a nearly month-long search in treacherous Himalay...
2019-06-23, 20:13

See it: Car plows into dancing man before West Indian Day Parade A man was walloped by a car while wearing a Jamaican flag as a cape and dancing on a Brooklyn street in the early morning hours before the West India...
2019-09-05, 10:26

Indian FTR 1200 S: Price Expectation In India American motorcycle maker India Motorcycles is all set to introduce a new offering in the country called the FTR 1200 S. To be offered in two version...
2019-08-19, 04:26

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundw...
2019-06-20, 07:00

Snapchat Users Can Now Add AR Effects to These Indian Monuments Snapchat received the Landmarkers feature back in April, but it's now expanded to two Indian monuments. Snap has also brought Lens Studio 2.1 to let ...
2019-08-27, 10:26

Indian PM arrives in Maldives in 1st trip since reelection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the Maldives for his first official overseas trip since being elected to office for a second term....
2019-06-08, 19:52

The 2019 Indian Roadmaster is a Great Two-Wheeled Car An Indian Roadmaster is not the kind of bike I thought I would find myself riding. It’s not a particularly handsome conveyance to me, it’s big, heavy...
2019-07-22, 21:13

Indian shares rebound after report of likely FPI tax rollback Indian shares rebounded from a sharp fall on Friday, following a media report that the government could soon announce a rollback of higher taxes for ...
2019-08-23, 10:52

Indian Markets To Become "Much More Exciting" After Tax Cut: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the Narendra Modi government was committed in making India a big manufacturing hub and the slashing of c...
2019-09-20, 13:52

All You Need to Know About Leila, Netflix's Next Indian Original Series Leila Netflix India series cast, book, trailer, director, cinematographer, review, release date, synopsis, and poster - here's all you need to know a...
2019-06-07, 16:52

HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter To Indian Navy State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) delivered a Chetak helicopter to the Indian Navy, with the latest communication and navigation systems, sa...
2019-07-24, 13:26

Cashify Expands Its Footprint, Now Available in Over 1,500 Indian Cities Cashify has announced that it has expanded its services to over 1,500 locations. Currently, the company has extended app-only services for Android sm...
2019-07-24, 17:00

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent ma...
2019-06-21, 01:13

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced yoga alongside an estimated 40,000 people at an event Friday for International Yoga Day. (June 21...
2019-06-22, 00:00

Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls Mangayamma Yaramati and babies in good health, say doctors in Andhra PradeshA 73-year-old woman in southern India who has given birth to healthy twin...
2019-09-06, 23:39

OnePlus's First Indian R&D Facility Opens in Hyderabad Opening its first R&D centre in India on Monday, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus said it plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore in their facility in Hyderab...
2019-08-27, 00:00

Bus falls into gorge in Indian Kashmir, killing at least 33 A bus packed with passengers fell into a gorge in Indian Kashmir on Monday killing at least 33 people, a state official said, the second such acciden...
2019-07-01, 13:00

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides...
2019-08-16, 18:39

Indian Embassy In Kathmandu Celebrates Yoga Day The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organised a yoga event today to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga at Nepal's Thyangboche -- the gateway t...
2019-06-16, 13:00

Indian boy, seven, found with 526 teeth inside his mouth Teeth sized between 0.1mm to 3mm discovered in lower jaw of boy during surgery in Chennai A seven-year-old boy who had suffered occasional toothache ...
2019-08-02, 19:13

Among the 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children India has detained thousands in the name of public order since it stripped the region of its autonomy. “There is an atmosphere of fear in every house...
2019-08-30, 07:39

Indian High Commission In Pak Lit-Up In Tricolour For Independence Day The Indian High Commission in Islamabad is all set to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of the country with much fervour, even as Islamabad continu...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Hasan Ali To Tie Knot With An Indian National On August 20 Hasan Ali admitted that he is marrying Shamia Arzoo in Dubai. Shamia is a flight engineer with Emirates Airlines while her family is settled in Delhi...
2019-08-02, 21:26

How To Get Colours Of Indian Tricolour From Natural Ingredients One of the highlights of Independence Day celebrations is tricolour dishes. Here's how to get the colours of the national flag naturally in your dish...
2019-08-13, 15:26

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade a...
2019-08-07, 22:00

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast VERAVAL, India (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed cour...
2019-06-13, 10:13

| Four rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, Indian authorities said on Sunday, as a frantic search contin...
2019-06-02, 20:39

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. T...
2019-06-03, 10:00

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in In...
2019-08-16, 21:52

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champi...
2019-06-01, 16:13

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian h...
2019-05-23, 04:26

Protesters Demonstrate in Kashmir Despite Indian Clampdown India’s portion of the disputed Kashmir region, which is under a military lockdown after India removed its semiautonomous status last week, saw prote...
2019-08-12, 02:13

Trump says he will talk about trade with Indian PM Modi U.S. President Donald Trump said he would be talking about trade with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the two leaders sit down for a bilater...
2019-06-28, 04:39

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in ...
2019-05-30, 16:26

Bosco Ntaganda verdict: Former Congo rebel leader nicknamed 'Terminator' is found guilty of war crimes A former Congolese military leader nicknamed "Terminator" has been convicted of war crimes for atrocities such as murder, rape and conscripting child...
2019-07-08, 16:39

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illn...
2019-06-14, 23:52

A Noble Stranger Stayed By My Side While I Died In Fallout 76 You do not want me in your Nuclear Winter squad. I have a penchant for switching my drop location at the last second, landing on the map hundreds of ...
2019-07-12, 21:13

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detenti...
2019-07-11, 16:39

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a da...
2019-07-02, 02:52

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central...
2019-09-18, 01:26

Ex-WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging: report Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging herself in her Long Island home, according to a new report. The 39-year-old’s death last we...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking u...
2019-07-11, 06:01

He loved weed. Then the vomiting began. Months later, he died Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, known as CHS, can arise in response to long-term cannabis use. It's what led to the death of Brian Smith Jr., 17. &...
2019-09-21, 01:00

Vigil tonight for 7-year-old cheerleader who died on the way to practice TUCSON – Hundreds of people are expected to show up to Manzanita Park tonight to participate in a vigil to remember 7-year-old Jazelle Armenta,...
2019-09-21, 03:00

Remains of US sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for BOSTON (AP) — The remains of a sailor from Massachusetts lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Submersible on which 14 sailors died is state secret, says Kremlin Russia refuses to release details about vessel or its mission ‘to protect national security’The Kremlin has said it will not reveal the vessel type o...
2019-07-03, 16:52

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship ...
2019-06-10, 09:13

Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person has died at 116 MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italia...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump a...
2019-06-10, 15:13

Half of the 147 Tigers Rescued From a Thai Temple Have Died BANGKOK (AP) — More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attr...
2019-09-17, 05:52

How many died during 9/11? What year did the September 11 terror attack happen? The 9/11 date is ingrained in the memories of millions of people around the globe, and the effects of the September 11 terror attacks can still be fe...
2019-09-11, 18:52

A 10th American has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the ...
2019-06-24, 02:39

Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Cooper announces on CNN. The post Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, son Anderson Coope...
2019-06-17, 16:52

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the ...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Finding: Woman who fell in NYC subway died of natural causes NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner has determined that a woman who fell down Manhattan subway stairs with her 1-year-old daughter die...
2019-06-11, 14:39

Firefighter who died in 2017 plummet was not wearing harness William Tolley, 42, was standing in the basket, which was attached to a 75-foot ladder, when it got stuck against the roof of the five-story resident...
2019-06-16, 04:39

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people s...
2019-06-11, 21:52

3 children who died after Amish carriage crash identified ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A funeral home has identified three children who died in southern Michigan after the Amish horse-drawn carriage they ...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Twins who died in hot car dressed as little angels at wake as dad sobs ‘I can’t believe it’ The twin babies who died in a sweltering car in The Bronx last week were dressed all in white and laid out in side-by-side white caskets for their wa...
2019-08-03, 03:26

Three horses died in first week back at Belmont Park Three racehorses died last week at Belmont Park on the track’s first week of racing for their fall meet. Last Friday, which was opening day at the Lo...
2019-09-12, 10:00

Tree Believed to Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax Has Died Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once wrote his popular children’s books atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, California. From there, he could see a single...
2019-06-17, 19:52

Ants Bit My Father 100 Times Before He Died, Says US Veteran's Daughter Laquna Ross knew something was wrong when her father flinched as she held his hand. It was swollen. That was just the beginning of the injuries Ross ...
2019-09-18, 09:52

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96. The post Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the ...
2019-06-15, 14:39

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, ...
2019-06-12, 19:52

Minnesota 21-year-old died from rationing insulin, family says RAMSEY, Minn. (KARE) — Advocates say it is a sign of the growing problem of rising prescription costs in America. Friday, friends and family said 21-...
2019-07-15, 23:00

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit....
2019-09-13, 13:13

Most Of Bihar Children Died Of Hypoglycemia, Not Encephalitis: Officials Thirty children have died this month in two hospitals in Muzaffarpur, with most of them being victims of hypoglycemia and not Acute Encephalitis Synd...
2019-06-12, 14:26

Report: 174 dolphins died from red tide bloom off Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal researchers say scores of dolphins have died along Florida’s southwest coast due to the red tide bloom in the past...
2019-06-28, 20:26

Second Person Has Died Following Motorcycle Crash In Pulaski County PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Another person has died following a crash involving two motorcycles and an SUV in Pulaski County. That’s a...
2019-06-16, 06:26

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and Franc...
2019-06-11, 20:39

Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were...
2019-06-04, 09:13

Dominican authorities say tourist died of heart attack Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania psychotherapist and an American couple five days later at the same resort appe...
2019-06-07, 00:26

1-year-old accidentally shot at midtown home has died TUCSON – The 1-year-old toddler transported with serious injuries after being accidentally shot in a midtown home Tuesday has died, officials r...
2019-08-01, 04:00

Renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh has died at 74 Renowned German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who worked in the 1980s and 1990s with supermodels like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Kate Mo...
2019-09-05, 19:13

Hal Prince, titan of Broadway as director and producer, has died at 91 Harold "Hal" Prince, who died at 91, pushed the boundaries of musical theater with multiple groundbreaking shows, and won a record 21 Tony Awards. &...
2019-07-31, 21:00