A white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager in St Louis on Wednesday, officers said, triggering a night of protests just miles from the site of another police shooting of another black youth in the suburb of Ferguson.… Read the rest
The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to the French author Patrick Modiano, the award committee announced Thursday.
The author of “Missing Person” received the prize “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human … Read the rest
A passenger of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was found with an oxygen mask over the mouth when the body was recovered from the crash site, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said on Wednesday.
Timmermans’ statement came in response … Read the rest
The worst Ebola outbreak on record has killed 3 879 people out of 8 033 cases by the end of Oct. 5, with no evidence that the epidemic was being brought under control in West Africa, the World Health Organization … Read the rest
South Africa is prepared for a potential case of Ebola, the health ministry said on Wednesday in a statement.
“We have identified 11 hospitals around the country to deal with patients who could be affected by Ebola,” spokesman Joe Maila … Read the rest
While engineers from French nuclear company Areva argued with trade unionists, and its representatives all but besieged key Eskom employees, Rosatom flew two South African teenagers to a resort on the coast of the Black Sea, tutored them in musical … Read the rest
Economists and debt watchers are worried that the burden of $1.2 trillion in student loan debt will stifle the broader economy while keeping the younger generation from buying homes and getting married.
The Federal Reserve said in its consumer credit … Read the rest
The head of Fifa’s anti-racism task force has said that discrimination in English football is “right in front of your face” and backed calls for the introduction of… Read the rest
Provincial police were on the scene of an alleged taxi shootout on the K101 at the intersection of Le Roux Road, opposite the Turkish mosque following the murder of an innocent car passenger.
Police have blocked off the road to … Read the rest
More than half of the German population thinks that the European Union should investigate crimes committed during the Ukrainian crisis, with most respondents pointing out the crimes against humanity, an ICM poll commissioned by Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency revealed.… Read the rest
Sex could keep the Ebola epidemic alive even after the World Health Organization (WHO) declares an area free of the disease, one of the discoverers of the deadly virus said on Tuesday.
The WHO is hoping to announce later this … Read the rest
Alice Singen had always seen her home town Ferguson, Mo., as an integrated, harmonious place. Like many other white residents, she prided herself on staying here even when others began to leave.
But since the death of an unarmed black … Read the rest
Several wine farmers, including rugby star Schalk Burger’s family, were on high alert as a raging fire destroyed about 1700ha of bush in the Wellington area outside Cape Town.
Firefighters said the fire spread up Bain’s Kloof Pass and onto … Read the rest
Bulgaria’s Levski Sofia can expect another serious sanction after further crowd disturbances by their supporters. The Ultras of the Bulgarian club again unveiled pro-racism banners during their derby against the champion Ludogorets at Georgi Asparuhov stadium last weekend.
The Blue … Read the rest