CBC | World News Meet Thuli Madonsela — South Africa's conscience 2016-12-11T16:16:28.000000Z As South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela has faced down death threats and smear campaigns to expose wrong-doing at the highest levels of her country's government. Along the way, she has made some powerful enemies, who have accused her of everything from being a CIA spy to having a God com... Dozens killed in Nigerian church collapse 2016-12-11T12:23:59.000000Z Dozens of people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a photojournalist who visited the town morgue said on Sunday, a day after the incident. Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25 2016-12-11T12:18:10.000000Z A bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 35 on Sunday, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory. 39 dead as truck rams into vehicles on Kenya road 2016-12-11T11:46:24.000000Z A runaway truck carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 39 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday. ISIS captures Palmyra castle overlooking ancient Syrian city 2016-12-11T11:36:59.000000Z Islamic State fighters have captured Palmyra castle overlooking the ancient city in eastern Syria, a news agency affiliated to the militants said on Sunday. Day of mourning in Turkey after blasts targeting police kill 38 2016-12-11T10:55:18.000000Z Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 38 people and wounded 155 others near a soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. A nasty Hungarian national mood rejects immigrants — and journalists 2016-12-11T10:00:00.000000Z The mood in Hungary is decidedly nasty these days, and the populist Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, is accused by many of feeding it with his own sharp anti-foreigner rhetoric in the wake of the 2015 refugee crisis. 'We must kill the black snake': Prophecy and prayer motivate Standing Rock movement 2016-12-11T10:00:00.000000Z There's an ancient Lakota prophecy about a black snake that would slither across the land, desecrating the sacred sites and poisoning the water before destroying the Earth. For many Indigenous people gathered near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, that snake has a name — the Dakota Access pipelin... Italian President Sergio Mattarella vows quick fix to country's PM crisis 2016-12-11T03:33:51.000000Z Italian President Sergio Mattarella pledged on Saturday to act quickly to solve a government crisis prompted by Matteo Renzi's resignation as prime minister, with all major parties calling for elections as soon as possible. At least 33 dead in Kenya after tanker carrying volatile gas slams into vehicles 2016-12-11T02:27:55.000000Z A tanker carrying chemical gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing more than 30 people and injuring 10, officials say.