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A sudden, new and uncertain future for Giraffes

  Giraffes are the latest and unexpected animal species to be at threat and has become endangered by their huge population drop. It is a surprise to find the giraffe is now at threat because they fascinate people by their size, long tongues, their spots and the way they eat leaves from trees. The Giraffes habitat in Africa is disappearing in the wild, which also ...

6 Vacations For Adrenaline Junkies

Fancy a potentially deadly vacation? We all like risking our lives for great experiences, don’t we?

20 heavenly hideaways you’ve probably never heard of – Part 3

Benguerra Island, Mozambique The second largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago, Benguerra is characterized by its towering sand dunes, inland lakes and idyllic beaches. It comprises an eclectic mix of forest, savannah and wetland ecosystems that allow it to sustain a diverse population of flora and fauna. A National Park since 1971, there are over 140 bird species that inhabit ...

Ben Innes the British man who took a selfie with EgyptAir hijacker


Ben Innes from #Aberdeen poses for a picture with #EgyptAir #MS181 hijacker. pic.twitter.com/ywdGYuDWwm

— Paul Smith (@Journo_Paul) 29 March 2016


Ben Innes posted an image of himself on social media posing with Seif Eldin Mustafa who pretended to hijack a plane  in a “suicide belt” later found to be fake.

Innes captioned the image with the message “You know your boy doesn't f*** about. Turn on the news lad!!!”

He told the Sun: "I just threw caution to the wind while trying to stay cheerful in the face of adversity. I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway, so took a chance to get a closer look at it.

“I got one of the cabin crew to translate for me and asked him if I could do a selfie with him. He just shrugged OK, so I stood by him and smiled for the camera while a stewardess did the snap. It has to be the best selfie ever."

Daallo airlines plane has large hole in side, severely burned body claimed to fall out

Mogadishu, Somalia – Two passengers were injured in the explosion on Flight D3159 after a large hole appeared in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines aircraft just minutes after the plane took off from Mogadishu on Tuesday. African locals claimed that they saw a burnt body fall from the plane according to Goobjoog News. Daallo Airline plane heading 2 Djibouti catches fire 5 mints ...

Policeman is shot in the back but continues issuing car ticket

This shocking dashcam footage shows a policeman being shot in his back, at point blank range. Nizaam Alexander can be seen issuing a ticket on the notorious N2 motorway in Cape Town, South Africa to a speeding pedestrian. The unidentified man, dressed in a grey hoodie, jeans and a blue baseball cap, pulls out a gun which has jammed but then goes ...

Lion with a snare around its neck found ‘begging for help’ to tourists

A lion who was dying from a snare digging into its neck was found ‘begging for help’ to tourists. Meliska Vijoen and Meike Pettit, came across the young male lion staggering towards them while on a safari tour in Kruger National Park. They posted the photo on social media and hundreds rallied to the cause. ‘[Our safari group] found the ...

Egypt and Russia At Odds Over Cause of Sinai Crash

Expect a war of words between Moscow and Cairo this week, after Egyptian investigators concluded that the recent aircraft crash in the Sinai desert was most likely not the result of sabotage or terrorism, contrary to Russian claims in the six weeks since the disaster. “The technical investigative committee has so far not found anything indicating any illegal intervention or ...

Plane makes emergency landing after BOMB THREAT

A passenger jet has had to make an emergency landing after a bomb threat. The plane was bound for Egypt with 161 passengers on board. Police spokeswoman Viktoria Csiszer-Kovacs said: ‘The plane landed in Burgas at 5.48am (3.48am GMT) after a request for flight number LLP8015 travelling from Warsaw to Hurghada to make an emergency landing, due to a report of the presence ...

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