Karen Mcveigh

Could this be the second major city on the verge of a ‘day zero’?

Taps in capital city of Maputo being turned off every other day as climate change exacerbates southern African drought

Gasping for breath: Pneumonia’s deadly toll

A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.

Bin Laden’s killers end Somalia hostage drama

The commandos who swept into Somalia to rescue two hostages were part of Seal team six -- the same navy unit that killed Osama bin Laden.

US remembers the victims of 9/11 with tributes and tears

The day began exactly as it did on that fateful date 10 years ago: under a crystal-clear sky that heightened the colours of the city.

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