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US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead

US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead

US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead 28 May 2017 From the section US & Canada An overnight shooting in the US state of Mississippi has left eight people dead, including a local deputy sheriff, police say. The shootings took place in three separate locations...
Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt launches Libya strikes after bus attack

Egypt has launched airstrikes on “terror camps” in Libya in response to the slaughter of Coptic Christians earlier on Friday. The country’s air force launched six strikes over its western border on Friday evening, with state media reporting jihadist...

Cybercrime trio jailed after 'millions' defrauded

Three men have been jailed for a total of 235 years after defrauding potentially millions of people by using online dating sites and other scams. The cybercriminals, all Nigerian nationals, were sentenced in the US for running the international fraud operation after...
Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut 26 May 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters The price of oil has fallen by about 5%, despite oil-producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts for a further nine months. Meeting in Vienna,...
Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft

Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft

Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft By Navin Singh Khadka Environment correspondent, BBC World Service 26 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mountaineers using oxygen bottles to reach the summit of Everest Foreign...
UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

UN criticises US peacekeeper cuts

Trump’s budget cuts would make UN peacekeeping ‘impossible’ 24 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The blue-helmeted peacekeeping forces are currently running 16 missions worldwide The United Nations...
Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured 24 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump’s battles with Obamacare – in his own words Some 23 million people would lose health insurance over...

Rihanna and Lupita Twitter joke lands film deal

What started as a joke on social media over a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o is now getting the buddy movie treatment. The deal was sealed at the Cannes Film Festival, and will see the pop star and the Oscar-winning actress starring alongside each other in...
India bus plunge leaves 21 pilgrims dead

India bus plunge leaves 21 pilgrims dead

India bus plunge leaves 21 pilgrims dead 24 May 2017 From the section India Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Uttarakhand is popular with religious tourists At least 21 pilgrims have died and seven are injured after a bus they were travelling in fell into a...

Don’t Let ISIS Shape The News

It’s 2017, and the world is shaken by another depraved mass murder, carried out and claimed in the name of ISIS. This time, it is children who are targeted. And just like the countless other times before, the mass media coverage seems stuck on a loop: the same...
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