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March 8, 2017 4:02 PM More than 30 dead as gunmen dressed as medical staff attack Kabul hospital

At least 38 people are dead and more than 70 others injured after gunmen dressed as doctors attacked a military hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul. People leapt out of high-floor windows of the Sardar Daud Khan hospital in desperate bids to save themselves during the six-hour attack on patients, doctors and nurses. Officials, who had earlier said at least 19

March 8, 2017 3:29 PM International Women's Day: Strikes and protests around the world

US congresswomen have walked out of work, joining women around the world who are going on strike as part of International Women's Day. The move by House Democrats is part of a "Day Without a Woman" strike, designed to highlight how crucial women are to the US national workforce. "I think it's important women in Congress show our solidarity," said Congresswoman 13

March 8, 2017 11:30 AM International Women's Day Start with your health, #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day celebrates the essence and achievements of women all over the world. One of the most important rights that women have all over the world is the right to good health. Women play multiple roles in their life and it is vital we respect them and care for them at every step. On this woman’s day, let us take charge of our health for a brighter 12

March 8, 2017 11:00 AM International Women's Day: Google Doodle honours 13 inspiring women

Argentinain doctor - the first female in her country to gain a medical degree in 1899, during a time when medical schools were off-limits to women. She also worked as a human rights activist and founded the first nursing school in Argentina. As vice president of the International Council of Women, a suffragist organisation, she fought tirelessly for social 28

March 8, 2017 11:00 AM Schools Plan to Close as Teachers Strike to Mark International Women’s Day

Several public school districts in the U.S. will be forced to close classrooms Wednesday after teachers said they would skip school to participate in “A Day Without a Woman” strike to protest President Donald Trump. In Alexandria, Virginia, which is located just outside Washington, 16 public schools will close Wednesday to accommodate the public employees’ 29

March 8, 2017 10:22 AM Revealed: 2,600-year-old palace is found buried under the ruins of a shrine blown up by ISIS in Mosul

Archaeologists assessing the damage caused by Islamic State militants to the tomb of the prophet of Jonah have made a surprise discovery. Experts found a previously untouched palace dating back to 600BC buried under the ruins of Jonah's desecrated resting place. The Nebi Yunus shrine - containing what Muslims and Christians believe to be the tomb of Jonah 8

March 8, 2017 8:03 AM Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Organizers of January's Women's March are calling for women to take the day off, not spend money and wear red to mark a national "A Day Without A Woman." The action Wednesday coincides with International Women's Day FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, a crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington. Organizers 33

March 8, 2017 5:00 AM Dead woman discovered at Tsholofelo community hall

Ipelegeng workers discovered the body of the woman believed to be in her 30s, covered with grass at the back of the hall around 7am. Ipelegeng supervisor, Edith Phetlhe told Mmegi in an interview at the scene of the crime that one of the employees was looking for her makeshift rake when she discovered the woman’s lifeless body hidden under a heap of grass 27

March 8, 2017 2:07 AM Google doodle highlights struggle for women's rights

A slideshow for International Women's Day tells the stories of 13 pioneering women who fought for women's rights. Google's slideshow doodle for International Women's Day tells the stories of 13 pioneering women who contributed to the struggle for women's rights. Women really have come a long way, despite that expression's association with a sexist cigarette 30

March 8, 2017 1:09 AM Some Organizations That Rallied For Women's March Are Skipping 'Day Without a Woman'

Wednesday, otherwise known as International Women's Day, will this year become the "Day Without a Woman" or the "International Women's Strike." It's set to be one of the largest anti-Trump collective actions since the Women's March in January and is meant to demonstrate the enduring solidarity of the resistance movement. Organizers, including many who organized 26