Kasai region / RD Congo / Kindu church, Kinshasa

Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...
Oil tanker truck explosion / Pakistan / Bahawalpur

Oil tanker truck explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan kills at least 135

A devastating accident involving an oil tanker truck explosion has left at least 135 people dead in Bahawalpur, eastern Pakistan, the country's Oil and Gas...
Sri Lanka / Floods 2017

Sri Lanka : 164 dead and over 100 missing due to flooding from monsoon...

At least 164 people have been killed and over 100 are missing due to flooding from monsoon rains across southwestern portions of Sri Lanka,...
Minuteman III / missile / Minuteman-III / LGM-30G

US test launches unarmed Minuteman-III (LGM-30G) nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile with the range to...

The US has test-fired a second Minuteman-III (LGM-30G) nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the second such launch in...
Hassan Rouhani / Iran / President

President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election in Iran by a wide margin

President Hassan Rouhani won re-election in a landslide on Saturday, giving a mandate to continue his quest to expand personal freedoms and open Iran’s...
US Bridges Brooklyn Bridge

56,000 US bridges structurally deficient according to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association

56,000 US bridges are structurally deficient with under performing spans including New York's landmark Brooklyn Bridge, accord to a construction industry report released on...
Death Row / Ledell Lee / Arkansas

Ledell Lee : Arkansas conducts first death row execution since 2005, two more scheduled

Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers, but courts...
James Comey / FBI

White House : FBI Director James Comey fired by President Donald Trump

"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," the White House statement reads....
wildfires

Chile’s National Forestry Corporation : ‘Catastrophe’ declared as wildfires rage in central Chile

Chile's National Forestry Corporation authorities declared a state of catastrophe in central Chile as crews Saturday fought vast forest wildfires described as the worst...
Bangladesh

India offers $5 billion credit line to Bangladesh for development projects including defense

India offered a $4.5 billion line of credit to neighboring Bangladesh on Saturday to help it implement development projects in priority areas such as...

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Quincy Jones, Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson at Montreux Jazz Festival

Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
Kasai region / RD Congo / Kindu church, Kinshasa

Over 3300 killed in Congo’s Kasai region – Catholic church report

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church...
Oil tanker truck explosion / Pakistan / Bahawalpur

Oil tanker truck explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan kills at least 135

A devastating accident involving an oil tanker truck explosion has left at least 135 people dead in Bahawalpur, eastern Pakistan, the country's Oil and Gas...