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  • News24.com | Vengeful British builder demolishes cottages worth R46m

    News24.com | Vengeful British builder demolishes cottages worth R46m

    A builder in Buntingford, Hertfordshire, demolished five newly built cottages after a dispute over his payment for the job, reports Daniel Neagu (30) from Harrow is due to appear at Hatfield Magistrates court today charged with causing criminal damage. Bewildered neighbours claim that the builder, 30-year-old Daniel Neague, laughed as he bulldozed the empty bungalows – snapping pics of the... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | WATCH: North, South Korea agree to Pyongyang summit

    News24.com | WATCH: North, South Korea agree to Pyongyang summit

    On Monday, North Korea and South Korea held a fresh round of talks at the DMZ (Demilitarised Zone) to discuss details and announced that the summit would be held in the capital of Pyongyang. It‘s a step forward, but not without tension over the North‘s nuclear programme.  on Twitter

     
  • News24.com | Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67 – Syria

    News24.com | Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67 – Syria

    A Syrian search-and-rescue group says the death toll from an explosion that destroyed two apartment buildings in a rebel-held town in the country‘s northwest the previous day has risen to 67. The Civil Defence, also known as the White Helmets, says rescuers were still searching through the rubble in Sarmada on Monday, looking for survivors from the blast. It says... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Some 2 000 evacuated for removal of 3 WWII bombs in Poland

    News24.com | Some 2 000 evacuated for removal of 3 WWII bombs in Poland

    Officials in Poland say more 2 000 people have been evacuated to allow navy experts to remove three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrzeg. The spokesperson for the local navy unit, Jacek Kwiatkowski, said on Monday another metal object – possibly another bomb – was found as experts were preparing to... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Rival Koreas start talks meant to set up leaders‘ summit

    News24.com | Rival Koreas start talks meant to set up leaders‘ summit

    Senior officials from the rival Koreas met on Monday to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, part of an effort to breathe new life into resolving the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. The two leaders, who first met in April in a highly... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | WATCH: Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

    News24.com | WATCH: Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

    It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff‘s deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff‘s Office spotted a group of five women on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn floating on Fish Lake on Saturday. KMSP-TV reports the deputies pulled their squad car over and asked... Continue reading

     
  • News24.com | Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    News24.com | Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 400 and the government is estimating economic losses of at least several hundred million dollars. The national disaster agency said on Monday that the August 5 quake killed 436 people, most of whom died in collapsing buildings. It said damage to homes,... Continue reading