Breaking News
Home / News Articles (page 12)

News Articles

News Articles

Medical masks at Philippines mass wedding

An annual mass wedding ceremony in the Philippines saw face masks and health checks included in the proceedings this year. The precautions have been brought in due to the threat of coronavirus. The city of Bacolod, Philippines saw 220 couples married in the government-sponsored event.

Read More »

Kenya judge accused of coaching murder suspect

Image copyright AFP Image caption The alleged link between a judge and a murder suspect has led some to questions about the state of Kenya’s courts A Kenyan judge has been arrested and accused of coaching the main suspect in a murder trial – a widow whose husband was found …

Read More »

How lake gases are powering homes in Rwanda

Lake Kivu in Rwanda contains 300 billion cubic metres of carbon dioxide and 60 billion cubic metres of methane. The gases are now being removed from the lake through the KivaWatt project with the methane being pumped to a nearby power plant. At present only 51% of Rwandans have access …

Read More »

Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza border

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian suspected of placing a bomb near the Gaza border, before extracting his body with a bulldozer, the Israeli army has said. “Following the successful thwarting of the attack near the Gaza Strip fence earlier this morning, an IDF [Israel Defence Forces] bulldozer extracted the …

Read More »

Daredevil inventor 'Mad Mike' Hughes killed in rocket crash

A daredevil inventor known as “Mad” Mike Hughes has died after launching himself in a homemade rocket which crashed in the California desert. The 64-year-old was attempting to fly 5,000ft (1,524m) into the air in a steam-powered rocket when it crash-landed shortly after take-off near Barstow on Saturday. The Science …

Read More »