South Sudan: Battle to repair dyke after huge swathes of farmland submerged by two years of flooding

It is often said that water is a blessing in South Sudan but the people who live in this impoverished nation have been given good reason to reconsider an unquestionable truth. Two years of unprecedented flooding has changed the way the country looks, with thousands of kilometres of rich agricultural land now lying under water. In the counties which surround

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Illinois 'Battle Buddy' program sends cops with military background to respond to veterans in crisis

Fox News Flash top headlines for May 28 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Sometimes it takes a shared bond to help talk someone down from the ledge. So instead of sending in social workers, a pioneering Illinois police program designed to aid despondent and suicidal veterans deploys officers who have military backgrounds

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Seeing dad battle Covid was traumatising & made me re-evaluate everything, I’m a changed woman, says Gemma Collins

GEMMA Collins says she was left "traumatised" by her dad's battle with coronavirus, which saw him fighting for his life in intensive care. The reality star's dad Alan, 74, was diagnosed with Covid-19 in December along with Gemma's mum Joan, but took a turn for the worse after being admitted to hospital. John was given the OK to leave hospital

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Students will suffer if battle over public space continues

Illustration: Andrew DysonCredit: To submit a letter to The Age, email [email protected] Please include your home address and telephone number. SCHOOL PARK DISPUTE I am an alumnus of Albert Park College, the school whose access to the local park is currently in dispute (“Play fight over park,” The Age, 17/3). After reading about the local residents’ complaints, I thought it

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Arsenal and Chelsea in battle to land Jerome Boateng on free transfer as Bayern 'refuse to offer him new deal'

ARSENAL and Chelsea are in a battle to sign Jerome Boateng on a free transfer, according to reports. And London rivals Tottenham may join the chase for the German defender. ⚠️ Read our Arsenal live blog for the latest news from The Emirates According to Sport Bild in Germany, Bayern Munich will refuse to offer Boateng a new deal. The

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Tragic custody battle of US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka

Tragic custody battle of US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka that saw tennis star quit sport for nine months following bitter dispute with child’s father ‘she wouldn’t wish on anyone’ Former world number one Azarenka gave birth to her son Leo in December 2016 But straight after Wimbledon 2017, she split up with boyfriend Billy McKeague A long custody dispute followed, causing

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Firefighters will battle blaze on board USS Bonhomme Richard for DAYS

Firefighters will battle blaze on board USS Bonhomme Richard for DAYS as Navy confirms 57 people have been injured after explosion during routine maintenance at San Diego Naval Base Federal and Navy firefighters are continuing to battle a ferocious blaze aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard on Monday morning The inferno could continue to burn for several more days, officials warned 

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