People are angry after a dog was found eating a baby who was abandoned by the mother after birth. According to police in Malawi, the grim discovery was made by a man who was on his way to work. Businessman Steven Lanken was going to work when he spotted the dog eating something that looked like human flesh, police said.
Investigators said her attacker used a cigarette lighter to set her face on fire after dousing her with alcohol. A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in his career. Sara Di Pietrantonio, 22, died before dawn Sunday after Vincenzo Paduano, 27, set her car afire, prosecutor Maria Monteleone told reporters. He then chased her after she ran out of the car, setting her ablaze when he caught up with her, authorities said. Investigators said her attacker used a cigarette lighter to set Ms Di Pietrantonio’s face on fire after dousing her with alcohol.
The world’s worst yellow fever outbreak in decades took hold in an Angolan slum because its early victims were Eritrean migrants whose false vaccination papers sent doctors off on the wrong path for weeks, international health officials said. The flare-up of the mosquito-borne disease has killed 325 people in Angola, spread as far as China – which has close commercial links with oil-rich Angola – and raised fears of the world running out of vaccine, but it might have been stopped in its tracks if it had been identified quickly in Luanda.
A gay man from Zhumadian, located in the Henan province in northern China, is reportedly suing a mental hospital for trying to ‘cure’ him of his homosexuality. The man was admitted to the asylum by his family, in a bid to turn him into a ‘straight man’. According to the China News Service, the man was only released after a friend reported the case to the police. A district court in the city has agreed to hear the case filed by man.