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Hundreds Confess To Eating Human Flesh

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They allegedly raped and killed a woman, cut her up and ate parts of her. The News24 media outlet quotes local official Mthembeni Majola as saying some residents confessed to eating human flesh provided by the suspect. In the house one of them found a flower pot with human ears. Two of the suspects are reportedly traditional healers in the community. 'Human remains were found at one crime scene in Estcourt and another crime scene at Amangwe. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Ready to Provide 7 Aircraft to Transport Qatari Hajj Pilgrims

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The official Saudi Press Agency reported that Qatari pilgrims will be allowed to enter the kingdom by land and would then be flown onward from two Saudi airports in Dammam and al-Ahsa at the king's expense. It marks the first change to a months-long blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. He said the meetings were mainly focused on facilitating the travel of Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform their annual Hajj rituals. Read More »

AIADMK merger likely today; DMK terms it 'BJP-engineered' move

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy and O Panneerselvam had earlier canceled their scheduled visit to AIADMK head office to take a final decision. But party veteran Ponnaiyan said that she will be removed from the post at party's general council meeting on Monday, while also terming her appointment as against the party rules. Read More »

Time's up: Big Ben silenced for 4 years as renovations start

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In response to the criticism, House of Commons officials have said they will take another look at the repairs schedule once Parliament returns next month from its summer break. The four-year length of the outage has caused consternation among British politicians. The decision to silence Big Ben has been one of the few political stories around in the first true "silly season" for several years, with nearly no major political news around for reporters to cover while parliament is in recess. Read More »

Amid tension along LAC army chief reaches Ladakh, President to visit Monday

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Official authorities have repeatedly said such incidents should not have happened as these were not in the interest of either country. The incident at Ladakh on August 15 highlights a general decline in border stability between India and China as various confidence-building measures have faltered in the aftermath of the Doklam standoff, which is now in its third month. Read More »

Train derails in Muzaffarnagar, at least 10 killed, says local official

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There are fears some passengers are caught inside mangled coaches and death toll is likely to increase. Authorities have rushed police teams and disaster response force personnel to the spot to intensify rescue work. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath enquired about the accident and directed officials to take all possible action, an official spokesperson said. Read More »

Man 'confessed to killing his sister and two cousins' while babysitting them

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A family member discovered the bodies inside the Clinton home off Brooke Jane Drive, just after 7:30 a.m. Friday, after getting home from work. On Friday morning three young girls under the age of 10 were found dead inside of a home. Two of the victims were from Newark and were on vacation in Maryland, according to sources speaking to RLS Metro Breaking News . Prince George's County Deputy Chief Sammy Patel on Friday called the slayings "one of the most hard scenes" that the ... Read More »

Iraqi forces launch assault to take back Tal Afar from Isis

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IS in June 2014 overran Tal Afar, a Shiite enclave in the predominantly Sunni province of Nineveh, on the road between Mosul and Syria. Iraqi warplanes have bombarded ISIS positions in the city - approximately 300 miles north of Baghdad - to prepare for ground operations, targeting weapon depots and command centres. Read More »

Ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah irked at Modi's Kashmir remark

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Addressing a big protest demonstration in Muzaffarabad, the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minster, Raja Farooq Haider Khan said India has usurped the fundamental rights of millions of Kashmiris and its forces are involved in massive human rights violations in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

American Celebrating Wedding Among Those Killed In Spain Attacks

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Catalan police have identified the five terrorists who were shot dead in Cambrils. Six civilians were injured in the Cambrils attack. Joaquim Forn, Catalonia's interior minister, told a local radio station that the second event "follows the same trail", adding: " There is a connection ". Read More »

US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday

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Reuters/Emmanuel BraunThe U.S. Military will proceed its war games with South Korea this August amid threats from North Korea . The Pentagon fears that North Korea is developing the hydrogen bomb and can complete it through 6-18 months. If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula, it should try to stop this military exercise. The Aug.21 to Aug.31 exercises involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea. Read More »

Total Solar Eclipse Approaches: Be Prepared

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In this case, the total eclipse will last up to 2 minutes and 40-plus seconds in places. By contrast, a total lunar eclipse can last from 30 minutes to over an hour. Total . Gridlock. Especially in the areas of totality, where thousands of eclipse-chasers will flock to catch a glimpse of the darkness. Local leaders are telling people to arm themselves with food, water and a full tank of gas , and they are anticipating the worst traffic directly after the eclipse as people return to ... Read More »

Charlottesville Doco Neo-Nazi Cries After He Learns He'll Be Arrested

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The aforementioned Cantwell is the infamous white supremacist caught threatening violence against Jews and who was later seen on social media crying in fear of his life . Cantwell earlier appeared in the now viral documentary Charlottesville: Race and Terror where he defended his alt-right views to Vice News Tonight . Read More »

South African rights group denounces Grace Mugabe immunity plans

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Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels at a Johannesburg hotel in the presence of her body guards, and her two sons were reportedly in a nearby room, Colin added. Dlamini-Zuma, who was in the running to lead the ANC in December when the party will elect a new leadership, launched her book about her time at the AU in Pretoria on Thursday. Read More »

10-year-old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

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Her father had requested hospital authorities to initiate the procedure for the baby's adoption, sources said. The judicial system of India allows abortion up to 20-weeks of pregnancy under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and can make exceptions in cases of abnormality. Read More »

Sierra Leone begins burying hundreds of its dead

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked about the suffering caused by the dramatic floods and landslide last Monday in Sierra Leone , especially in the capital, Freetown . "We are racing against time, more flooding and the risk of disease to help these affected communities survive and cope with their loss", he warned. Read More »

Michael Moore Likens Trump Supporters to Enablers of Rapists

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She later released a statement saying, in part, "For the sake of the soul of our country, we must come together to restore our national dignity that has been robbed by Donald Trump's presence in the White House". "What about the alt-left that came charging at the - as you say, the alt-right?" One protester outside the tower said she thinks Trump equated peaceful protesters to Nazis. Read More »

Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

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On Saturday , Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian and trooper-pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton were killed when the same helicopter, manufactured in 2000, crashed in Albemarle County about 50 minutes after leaving the Charlottesville airport. Read More »

Heavy Rain, Mudslides Leave 300 Dead, 600 Missing In Sierra Leone

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As our country mourns this bad tragedy, I wish to join my Party, the Sierra Leone People's Party to express my honest and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families for the huge loss of their loved ones. The mudslide happened in the Regent district, which is home to thousands of people. The Freetown morgue had reached capacity on Monday, but bodies kept arriving on Tuesday. Read More »