National / International News

Brazil arrests fugitive Italian

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 18:43
Brazilian federal police arrest fugitive Italian writer Cesare Battisti, a former communist militant convicted of murder in his home country.

Cyclone Pam bears down on Vanuatu

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 18:31
A red alert is issued in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu as Pam, a category five tropical storm, brings winds of up to 185km/h (115 mph).

Afghan president salutes UK war dead

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 18:29
The president of Afghanistan pays tribute to the British soldiers who died fighting in the country, ahead of services to mark the end of the war.