Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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North Korea has launched an ‘unidentified projectile,’ South Korea says

Tuesday’s projectile was launched from Jangang province, near the North Korean border with China and landed in the ocean between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, its flight covering a distance of more than 700...

North Korea fires unidentified projectile into waters off Korean Peninsula, South Korea says

According to the Japanese government, the projectile may have been a “ballistic missile,” it said in a tweet. The Japan Coast Guard said the possible ballistic missile had already fallen into the sea by...

South Korean F-35A fighter jet makes emergency ‘belly landing’

According to experts, the “belly landing” — touching down with landing gear retracted — was an unprecedented event for the $100 million US-designed stealth fighter now in use or on order by more than...

South Africa Parliament fire: Suspect arrested and charged as fire reignites at South Africa’s Parliament

The blaze tore through Parliament on Sunday, causing the roof of one building to collapse and gutting the chamber of the National Assembly. On Monday, the blaze flared up again, with dozens of firefighters...

South Africa parliament fire: Roof collapses, entire floors gutted

Images from the scene showed flames shooting out of the top of one building, sending plumes of thick black smoke into the sky above parliament and into neighboring streets. The fire broke out on...

South Korea: Unidentified person crosses heavily militarized border into North Korea

The person was spotted at the eastern front of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at around 9:20 p.m. local time on Saturday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The person was detected by...

Experts scramble to solve South Sudan’s mysterious killer outbreak 

Almost 100 hundred people have died in Fangak, Jonglei State in the northern part of South Sudan from an undiagnosed illness, according to a recent press statement.  In this photo taken Monday, April 2,...

Jacob Zuma: South Africa’s High Court orders former president to go back to jail

The 79-year old began medical parole in September, and is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, after he ignored instructions to participate in a corruption inquiry. In the same month, South Africa’s...

'Biblical' flooding in South Sudan displaces hundreds of thousands

The climate crisis has triggered ‘biblical’ flooding in South Sudan displacing hundreds of thousands of residents. CNN’s Clarissa Ward reports.

South Africa considers vaccine mandates as omicron cases spiral

A healthcare worker conducts a PCR Covid-19 test at the Lancet laboratory in Johannesburg on November 30, 2021. Emmanuel Croset | AFP | Getty Images After becoming the first country to identify the new...