Posts by category: World News

Malawi's Vice President Missing as Military Plane Vanishes

Malawi's Vice President Missing as Military Plane Vanishes

A military plane carrying Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima has gone missing after departing from Lilongwe. Efforts to make contact with the aircraft have failed and President Lazarus Chakwera has ordered a search operation and cancelled his trip to the Bahamas. The vice president was on his way to a funeral.

06.12.2024

Zara Kriel
British Doctor and 5:2 Diet Pioneer, Michael Mosley, Reported Missing on Greek Island Symi

British Doctor and 5:2 Diet Pioneer, Michael Mosley, Reported Missing on Greek Island Symi

Dr. Michael Mosley, a notable British doctor and TV presenter, has vanished on the Greek island of Symi during a solo walk. A large-scale search involving multiple agencies and local volunteers is currently in progress. Authorities are investigating but no definitive leads have emerged yet.

06. 7.2024

Zara Kriel
Portugal Mandates Work Visas for Foreign Job Seekers in New Immigration Regulation

Portugal Mandates Work Visas for Foreign Job Seekers in New Immigration Regulation

Portugal has introduced a new immigration regulation mandating that foreign job seekers obtain a work visa prior to entering the country. This new policy is expected to curb the practice of entering on a tourist visa to hunt for jobs and aims to ensure that incoming job seekers have necessary qualifications. The effects on the foreign workforce and employers are yet to be fully understood.

06. 5.2024

Zara Kriel
North Korea Escalates Tensions with Massive Ballistic Missile Barrage Toward Sea of Japan

North Korea Escalates Tensions with Massive Ballistic Missile Barrage Toward Sea of Japan

North Korea launched a salvo of at least 10 ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan, escalating regional tensions. The launch, confirmed by South Korean and Japanese authorities, did not breach Japan's exclusive economic zone but defied UN resolutions. Kim Jong Un vowed to continue expanding the country's spy satellite capabilities.

05.30.2024

Zara Kriel
Pope Francis' Controversial Remark on Gay Men in Seminaries Sparks Debate

Pope Francis' Controversial Remark on Gay Men in Seminaries Sparks Debate

During a closed-door discussion about the admission of gay men into seminaries, Pope Francis reportedly used the offensive Italian term 'frociaggine'. Bishops shared this revelation, causing shock and laughter. The term translates to 'frolicsome' or 'lewd' behavior in English, and its use has sparked considerable controversy and debate over the Pope's intent and awareness.

05.28.2024

Zara Kriel
Thousands Mourn Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's Tragic Death in Mashhad Funeral

Thousands Mourn Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's Tragic Death in Mashhad Funeral

Thousands gathered in Mashhad, Iran, to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash. The procession, marked by traditional mourning rituals, drew significant crowds. Raisi was a key political figure seen as a potential successor to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The funeral took place at the revered Imam Reza shrine.

05.24.2024

Zara Kriel
2024 Hajj: 3,275 Nigerian Pilgrims Airlifted by NAHCON to Saudi Arabia

2024 Hajj: 3,275 Nigerian Pilgrims Airlifted by NAHCON to Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has successfully airlifted 3,275 Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia three days into the commencement of the operation. The initiative was inaugurated by Vice-President Kashim Shettima. The airlift operation aims to transport 65,000 pilgrims by June 10.

05.17.2024

Zara Kriel