At least 19 people died and dozens more were missing yesterday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Georgian prosecutor's office has summoned former president Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning about the poisoning death of a former prime minister and other cases amid a wave of charges and verdicts against former officials.
China said yesterday it had a new satellite image of what could be wreckage from a missing airliner, as more planes and ships joined an international search operation scouring some of the world's remotest seas.
Aircraft and ships are searching an area of the southern Indian Ocean, 1500 miles south west of Australia's mainland, after possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was picked up by satellite.
OSCAR Pistorius's girlfriend was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four bullets fired by the double-amputee athlete, a police ballistics expert said.
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma benefited "unduly" from a £13.8 million state-funded security upgrade to his home that included a cattle enclosure and an amphitheatre, South Africa's corruption watchdog has ruled in a damning report six weeks before an election.
KENYAN police have arrested two men suspected of links to a Somali Islamist militant group after they were found with two large bombs that may have been intended for an attack in the port city of Mombasa.