World 

Queens jogger’s killing haunts her father a year later: We’ll ‘suffer until we die’

On a warm August afternoon a year ago, 30-year-old Karina Vetrano went out for a jog alone in Queens, New York, and never returned. She was found strangled to death later that night by her father, Phil Vetrano, later that night just off the path the two often ran together. Her killing dominated headlines, but it would take until February… Read More
Ghana 

Illegal miners flee Amansie West following deployment of anti-galamsey task force

There are mixed feelings among residents of communities in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region ahead of the arrival of the joint police and military task force on illegal and small-scale mining. While farmers who are the hardest hit by the devastation caused by illegal mining are excited, galamsey operators are fuming in anger amid panic over the… Read More
Sports News 

Cristiano Ronaldo insists his ‘brilliance’ bothers people, denies tax evasion charges

Lisbon: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said on Tuesday that his “brilliance” annoys people, a day after he was quizzed by a Spanish judge investigating whether he evaded paying millions of euros in taxes. “What bothers people is my brilliance, insects only attack lamps that shine!!!!” the Portuguese wrote in an Instagram message that received over a million likes within an… Read More
World 

WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to bring new style

WhatsApp enforcer: Brother of ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to bring new style Politics is a family business in Pakistan and ousted leader Nawaz Sharif has looked no further than his brother Shahbaz for a successor, but the prime minister-in-waiting is no carbon copy and is likely to usher in a new style at the top of government. The ruling… Read More
World 

China can defeat all invasions, says President Xi Jinping on Army Day

China’s President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) “has the confidence to defeat all invasions”, as the army marked its 90th anniversary on Tuesday. “We will never seek aggression or expansion, but we have the confidence to defeat all invasions,” Xi said at a ceremony to mark the PLA’s 90th anniversary in Beijing. He added… Read More
World 

Search resumes for Southern California couple who went missing at Joshua Tree National Park, rescuers say

Search resumes for Southern California couple who went missing at Joshua Tree National Park, rescuers say Rescue teams in Southern California have resumed their search for a young couple who went missing last week at Joshua Tree National Park, according the National Park Service. The couple, who were in their 20s, failed to check out of their nearby bed and breakfast… Read More