Uganda: Seventy-year-old Ugandan woman gives birth to twins in a hospital
2, December, 2023

In Uganda, a 70-year-old woman has given birth to twins following IVF treatment the hospital authorities said. Safina Namukwaya delivered a boy and a girl via caesarean at a fertility centre in the capital, Kampala. Ms Namukwaya, who is is one of the oldest women to give birth

Guinea-Bissau: Soldier arrested after gunfire in capital
2, December, 2023

The military says a man described as the leader of a group of soldiers who tried to free a detained minister and a senior state official in Guinea-Bissau has been arrested. Heavy gunfire was reported in the capital on Friday morning. Members of the National Guard had taken the

Deforestation: Environmentalist shot dead in Peru for protecting Amazon
2, December, 2023

Officials say that a Peruvian environmental activist has been shot dead after receiving death threats for his battle to defend the Amazon rainforest. Quinto Inuma, a leader of the Kichwa community, was killed in a remote part of the northern region of San Martin. Peru's go

Inmate charged with stabbing Derek Chauvin 22 times
2, December, 2023

A prison inmate in the US has been charged with attempted murder after stabbing Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer convicted in the death of George Floyd. Prosecutors said ex-gang member John Turscak used an improvised blade to knife Chauvin 22 times on 24 November at a federal prison

Mali: al-Qaeda-linked extremists free German missionary after a year in captivity
28, November, 2023

A German-born missionary priest, Fr. Hans-Joachim Lohre, has been released after a year as a hostage in Mali at the hands of al-Qaeda-linked extremists. Fr. Hans-Joachim Lohre, a German Missionary of Africa, has been released after being held by extremists in Mali for just over a year.

Gaza: A monther and her three-year-old-twins among hostages released by Hamas
28, November, 2023

Among 11 Israeli hostages released on Monday are a mother and her three-year-old twin daughters, who were kidnapped by Hamas on 7 October. Sharon Aloni Cunio, and her children Ema and Yuly, were taken from kibbutz Nir Oz with some other family members. Their release came on th

Samuel Paty Murder: Six teenagers on trial over teacher's murder in Paris
28, November, 2023

For their alleged roles in the murder of a teacher, Samuel Paty, the six teenagers have gone on trial in Paris. The children are accused of slander and pointing out Mr Paty to his killer, a Chechen refugee, at the school. They were aged between 13 and 15 at the time of the kil

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate wartime 'comfort women'
24, November, 2023

A South Korean court has ordered Japan to compensate a group of women who were forced to work in military brothels during World War Two. The 16 women, who were kept as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers, previously had their case dismissed. They filed a lawsuit in 2016 but Seoul

Woman accuses rapper ' P Diddy' of rape
24, November, 2023

.A woman accuses rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs of rape and says he drugged and sexually assaulted her in 1991. In a lawsuit, the plaintiff says the assault took place during a date with the rapper. Mr Combs recently settled a sexual assault suit brought by R&B singer

Nepal earthquake: No less than 150 killed in western Nepal
4, November, 2023

No less than 150 people have been killed after an earthquake struck remote western Nepal on Friday. Security forces have been deployed to help rescue efforts in the rugged districts of Jajarkot and West Rukum, 500km (310 miles) west of Kathmandu. Strong tremors were felt far a

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