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Lake Victoria, Tanzania ferry disaster death toll doubles

At least 86 bodies are found after the overcrowded vessel overturned close to shore on Lake Victoria.

Refugees Get Turn on Big Screen in Kenyan Film Festival

A film festival in Kenya this month highlighted a group not often seen on the big screen: refugees. The festival, organized by the nonprofit group FilmAid in collaboration with Amnesty International, screened a selection of short films about exile and identity, some produced by refugees themselves. One of the films showcased is “The Other Dadaab,” a five-minute documentary by Abdirisack Jama Shire on realities of the Dadaab refugee camp in northwestern Kenya. The camp, near the Kenya-… Read Full Article

'No deal Brexit' warning for EU

Chris Grayling warns that the EU must soften its position on its "backstop" for the Irish border.

Typhoon Kills Dozens; Philippines Searches for Reasons

After a super-typhoon killed 6,200 people five years ago, Filipinos figured the experience had taught their country a lesson. Pre-storm warnings and disaster responses should improve, then-president Benigno Aquino said. This month another super-typhoon killed at least 74 when it set off landslides in the Philippine central mountain range. Now officials are looking for ways to improve once again as they eye illegal mining and a glitch in the evacuation system as underlying causes of the… Read Full Article

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

Sam Burgess: South Sydney player cleared by NRL 'lewd video' investigation

Sam Burgess is cleared of misconduct by the NRL after claims he and other South Sydney players exposed themselves to a woman on the internet.

Nigeria's Ikeme on long, hard road to remission

Ex-Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on his cancer 'journey' - from diagnosis and treatment to parenthood, retirement and future plans.

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.

Philippines landslide victims 'sent texts from underneath rubble'

Philippine police say survivors under rubble after the deadly landslide used phones to ask for help.

Technology Enhances Food Delivery Experiences

Self-driving technology is making online shopping a more convenient, more cost-effective experience. One new startup in San Jose, California, is launching a fully driverless delivery service, which many predict is something customers will be seeing a lot more of in the future. Faiza Elmasry takes a look at how these driverless cars are making people's lives easier, in this report narrated by Faith Lapidus.