French train hits fallen tree in country’s south, several injured

French train hits fallen tree in country’s south, several injured

Eight people were seriously hurt in southern France Wednesday when an express train crashed into a fallen tree uprooted by a massive hailstorm, rescue workers said. The impact sparked panic, as some passengers feared a jihadist attack was underway, according to one witness. The regional express was carrying 219 passengers on a service between Nimes […]

South African President Zuma honours fallen black WWI soldiers in France

South African President Zuma honours fallen black WWI soldiers in France

One hundred years after they fought together in World War I, white and black soldiers are finally being honoured equally at South Africa’s memorial on the former battlefields in northern France. South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday inaugurated a new memorial wall at the site of the Battle of Delville Wood where some 3,000 […]