Rains set off landslide, burying several in mid-Philippines

Asia & Pacific 09/19/18, 22:59

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A landslide set off by heavy rains buried homes under part of a mountainside in the central Philippines on Thursday, and several people are feared buried, including two who sent text messages seeking help. Officials said four people were killed and seven injured.The collapse buried about ...

Officials say 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in Gaza

World 09/19/18, 22:59

Gaza's Health Ministry says a 15-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli army fire during a protest near the perimeter fence with Israel.The ministry said early Thursday that Moumin Abu Eiada was shot in the head as he participated with dozens in an overnight protest in southern Gaza.After months of ...

Zambia Fires Minister Over Graft Scandal

Africa 09/19/18, 22:59

Community Development Minister Emerine Kabanshi, who was in charge of a social payments program which Britain said had been abused, was fired for alleged misuse of funds, government spokeswoman Dora Siliya said in a tweet