Monday, 14 April 2014
Polygamist and sect leader Zionnghaka Chana, right, has become the voter every politician in Mizoram state wants to know because of his influence over his 39 wives, top, and 127 children and grandchildren, below. Mr Chana, who has a 100-room home in the Baktawng village, Aizawl, told reporters: 'We were witnessing a rush of politicians seeking votes in the last few days.
A convicted cannibal has been rearrested in Pakistan after a young boy's head was discovered in his home.
Ashley Williams, 49, hit Julie Beattie, 24, over the head with a hammer before he doused her in a mixture of petrol and diesel fuel.
She managed to stagger out of her home in flames like a ‘zombie' and gasp: ‘Ashley did this to me', before collapsing. She later died of horrific injuries.
Two children aged four and five witnessed the murder and became the youngest witnesses to give evidence at a murder trial.
A surprise dawn raid on two houses in the Lekki area of Lagos on April 6, yielded the arrest of seven suspects, all undergraduates studying various courses in some of the nation’s tertiary institutions.
Tacko 'Taco' Fall, from Dakar, Senegal, is 18 years old, weighs 18-stone and stands at 7ft 5in, towering over teammate Jocques Williams (pictured), who is 5ft 11in tall.Culled
Kelly Schwartz, 35, is facing federal charges stemming from allegations she stole morphine and similar opiate painkillers and refilled syringes with a saline solution at a Seattle hospital.
The man, who has not been named, was given medical attention immediately after finishing the race, but was pronounced dead at hospital. It came after Olympic hero Mo Farah finished eighth.Culled
A female athlete from Sierra Leone who went missing after finishing 20th in the London Marathon has been found 24 hours later.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel resumed the second week of cross-examination by claiming the runner (bottom) was changing his account of the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp (inset) when he fired four shots through his toilet door (pictured, top, in court).
Victim Wei Liu, 30, was still unconscious when her baby was delivered in a hospital after the crash and only knew she had a son when she woke up three days later.
At least 36 people died when a passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames shortly after midnight in Veracruz, southeastern Mexico, local authorities report. The victims were business people from the region who were travelling from the Tabasco state capital of Veracruz to Mexico City, the state civil defense agency said.
The 14-year-old Christian boy and his grandfather shot dead attending a singing contest by U.S. gunman
Dr. William Lewis Corporan, and his grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood, were killed in Sunday's attack outside a Jewish community center in Overland Park, Kansas City, family members confirmed.
Internet video of western lowland gorilla Ambam aping humans with his unusual habit of walking upright has been viewed nearly six million times since 2011.
Susannah Birch remembers the day her mother prepared her for a ritual Old Testament sacrifice, cutting her throat with a kitchen knife and preparing to roast her in the oven of the family home in the small Queensland town of Dalby.