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All 66 people on board Killed in Iran plane crash

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public …

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President Jacob Zuma finally resigns

Jacob Zuma on Wednesday announced his resignation as the president of South Africa in a televised address to the nation after being under pressure to quit before the official end of his term in mid-2019. Zuma, 75, who has been in power since 2009, faces numerous allegations of corruption. His …

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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is dead

Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe’s regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer, a party official said. Tsvangirai, who founded the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in 1999, was among the most prominent critics of Mugabe, the long-time authoritarian leader who …

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