Survivors of the June 1992 Boipatong massacre in the Vaal, Gauteng, have expressed mixed feelings following the passing of former Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi. Some Boipatong survivors say Buthelezi decided to take the truth of the Boipatong incident to the grave. Buthelezi died at home in northern KwaZulu-Natal early on Saturday.[…]
Istanbul, Turkey – When the bed Hacer Guven, 81, was sleeping in plunged all the way from the fourth floor to the ground floor of her apartment building in Antakya, in Turkey’s southernmost province of Hatay, the impact of the February 6 earthquake was felt as far away as Istanbul, where[…]
The death toll from a devastating earthquake that hit and flattened central Italian towns has soared to more than 240 as rescuers desperately searched through the night for survivors under the ruins of collapsed buildings. With 368 people injured, some critically, and an unknown number still trapped in mountains of[…]
Search and rescue teams have found the flight recorder for a Trigana Air passenger aircraft that crashed in eastern Indonesia, killing all 54 on board, according to officials. “At 1:40 local time the Trigana Air black box was found,” Transportation Ministry official Julius Arivada Barata told the Reuters news agency[…]
A week after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, police said the death toll from the disaster has climbed to at least 6,841, with the government ruling out finding more survivors despite relatives refusing to give up hope. “We are trying our best in rescue and relief work but now[…]
Over 200 South Africans survived the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) in Lagos, South Africa’s High Commissioner in Nigeria said on Thursday. “There are 265 South African survivors. Initially there were 96 injured South Africans, but now there are only 29 still in hospital, including[…]
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