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12 November 2018 5:03 AM Vlakfontein murder, rape accused back in court

Two men will appear in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the killing of seven women and children in a house in Vlakfontein. Fifita Khupe, 61, and a 27-year-old suspect appeared in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court last Monday on seven counts of premeditated murder, with the second suspect also facing three counts of rape. They also face an additional 27

05 November 2018 5:36 PM ‘Seven Angels’ cult members in court for police station massacre

Six members of the Mancoba Seven Angels Ministry cult have appeared at the Mthatha High Court in the Eastern Cape for allegedly killing five police officers and a soldier in Ngcobo earlier this year. The case against the six – Andani Monco (30), Siphosomzi Tshefu (24), Kwanele Ndlwane (22), Siphosihle Tatsi (20), Phumzile Mhlatywa (46) and Phuthumile 26

03 November 2018 7:58 AM Police: No sign of assault in Saudi sisters' deaths

Police say two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bodies washed up on New York City's waterfront told people they would rather harm themselves than return to their home country. The bodies of 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea were discovered Oct 24 in the Hudson River. They were bound together with tape, but Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said on Friday 35

30 October 2018 7:26 PM Over 100 000 missing people is a global crisis

Over 100 000 people around the world are missing, which has created a global "crisis", the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Monday. Agnes Coutou, the organisation's protection adviser, told the UN General Assembly's human rights committee that "this is the highest number we have ever had". "We know that this is the tip of the iceberg 34

24 October 2018 8:22 PM 2 girls planned to kill classmates, cut them up and drink their blood

Authorities in central Florida say two middle school girls brought knives to school in a foiled plot to kill classmates, cut them up and drink their blood. Arrest affidavits released on Wednesday by the Bartow Police Department say the two girls, ages 11 and 12, were armed with knives on Tuesday at Bartow Middle School before they were caught. No one was hurt. Investigators 37

16 October 2018 8:16 PM Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Ukraine's general staff said on Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. "A Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 17:00 local time (1400 GMT) during a training flight," the general staff said on its Facebook page, adding that "the bodies of the two pilots have been found" 79

13 October 2018 1:46 PM 7 killed, 2 missing after storm sweeps Nepal mountain

Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, Nepalese police said on Saturday. A storm on Friday night destroyed their camp and two rescue helicopters sent early on Saturday were unable to land because of bad weather conditions on the mountain 44

11 October 2018 7:06 PM More than 30 killed in DRC gold mine: sources

More than 30 gold miners have died in an informal pit in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province after a landslide, officials said on Thursday, with dozens more feared trapped. "There has been an accident in a gold mine in Misisi. Proper searches only began today," said Aime Mutipula, the area's top local official, without giving a toll. "At least 29

10 October 2018 12:00 PM Bodies of 2 kids found blindfolded in shallow grave identified as missing brother and sister

A passerby discovered the bodies - buried in a single shallow grave - behind Slovoville cemetery in Soweto. They had been blindfolded and their hands were tied, police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele told News24 at the time. On Wednesday, Makhubele told News24 that the boy, 10, and girl, 11, were brother and sister. The mother's boyfriend is the main suspect 32

10 October 2018 6:24 AM UK medical waste firm dropped after body parts 'pile up'

A British waste disposal firm has been stripped of its hospital contracts after allowing medical waste to build up, including human body parts, the government said on Tuesday. Healthcare Environment Services (HES) lost contracts with 15 regional bodies within the state-run National Health Service (NHS), health minister Stephen Barclay said. "While the waste 85