Around The World in 90 Seconds
A group of funeral directors in South Africa say they will sue a self-styled prophet who claims to have resurrected a dead man.A viral video of Pastor Alph Lukau shows him shouting “rise up” to a man lying down in a coffin who then jerks upright to cheers from worshippers.The funeral companies say they were manipulated into being involved.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, final results from Saturday’s general election show.The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of just under four million votes.
In the German town of Bensheim, rescue workers got an unusual call – a chubby rat needed help after getting stuck halfway out of a sewer manhole.”She had a lot of winter flab and was stuck fast at her hip – there was no going forward or back,” animal rescuer Michael Sehr told local media.
Theresa May has promised MPs a vote on delaying the UK’s departure from the EU or ruling out a no-deal Brexit, if they reject her deal next month.Mrs May made a statement to MPs about Brexit on Tuesday, amid the threat of a revolt by Remain-supporting ministers.
US President Donald Trump has arrived in Vietnam ahead of his second summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. Air Force One landed at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport hours after Mr Kim reached the Vietnamese capital by train and car.
At least 60 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide at an illegal Indonesian gold mine. Rescuers are searching for survivors at the site, in the Bolaang Mongondow area, on the island of Sulawesi.
Pakistan says it will respond “at the time and place of its choosing” after India launched strikes against militants in Pakistani territory.India said it had killed a large number of militants but Pakistan called the claim “reckless”.
The US, Britain, Norway and Canada have all expressed concern over Sudan’s “return to military rule”, reports AFP news agency.”Allowing security forces to act with impunity will further erode human rights, governance and effective economic management” in Sudan, AFP quotes a joint statement by the four countries’ Khartoum embassies as saying.
At least 11 illegal miners are reported to have died, following the collapse of an open mine in an area in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province.Work to rescue the buried bodies is still under way, Cabo Delgado’s provincial director of mineral resources and energy, Ramiro Guilaze, says.