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Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore 24 July 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police collected evidence from the scene after the blast At least 26 people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of...

US airstrike kills 16 policemen by mistake

A US airstrike has mistakenly killed 16 Afghan policemen in Helmand province. The bombing happened during a US-backed Afghan operation to clear a village of Taliban insurgents in the Gereshk district on Friday, a police spokesman said. It is believed the police were...
Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos

Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos

Strong earthquake kills two on Greek island of Kos 21 July 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some buildings were damaged by the quake on Kos A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of...
Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi 19 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption The attack is believed to have happened near a game reserve A young girl has been killed by a lion while relieving herself at night at the back of...
China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province 16 July 2017 From the section China At least 22 people have died after a fire broke out in a two-storey house in eastern China, state media report. Another three people were injured in the city of Changshu, north-west of...
Fire in Honolulu apartment block kills three

Fire in Honolulu apartment block kills three

At least three people are dead after a fire in a Hawaii tower block, officials have said. About 100 firefighters have been battling the blaze at the 36-storey Marco Polo tower in Honolulu since about 2pm local time. The fire started on the 26th floor and eventually...
Fire at El Salvador Finance Ministry kills two

Fire at El Salvador Finance Ministry kills two

At least two people have been killed and 22 people injured in a fire at El Salvador’s Finance Ministry building. The first victim was a male employee at the ministry who died from smoke inhalation and burns while on the fifth floor of the building, according to...
Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14

Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14

Mexico violence: Shootout in Chihuahua kills 14 5 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean A shootout in northern Mexico has killed at least 14 people, officials say, amid a surge in drug-related violence in the country. Two armed groups clashed near...
Record as sniper kills IS target two miles away

Record as sniper kills IS target two miles away

A sniper in the Canadian special forces has broken a British-held record for the longest confirmed kill after shooting dead an IS fighter from more than two miles away. The bullet was fired from a high-rise building with a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle in Iraq, a...
Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda

Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda

Rhino kills Hungarian conservationist in Rwanda 8 June 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption Black rhinos are threatened by extinction A conservationist who played a key role in reintroducing the eastern black rhino to Rwanda has been killed...
India fireworks blaze kills 23 in Madhya Pradesh

India fireworks blaze kills 23 in Madhya Pradesh

India fireworks blaze kills 23 in Madhya Pradesh 8 June 2017 From the section India Image copyright PTI Image caption Firefighters took more than three hours to douse the blaze At least 23 people have died and seven others were injured in a massive explosion at a...
South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children

South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children

South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children 2 June 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A report said the same needle was used over and over again, without sterilisation At least 15 children have died in South Sudan from a...
Suicide bomber kills 16 in ice cream parlour

Suicide bomber kills 16 in ice cream parlour

A suicide bomber has killed at least 16 people at an ice cream parlour in Iraq’s capital Baghdad. The attacker detonated a parked vehicle laden with explosives outside the shop in the early hours of Tuesday. Islamic State said it carried out the atrocity in the...
Boy, 12, accidentally kills girl live on Facebook

Boy, 12, accidentally kills girl live on Facebook

A 12-year-old boy has accidentally killed a girl of the same age while filming with a shotgun on Facebook Live in Argentina. Local reports say the girl was shot in the face by the boy, who was said to be using a shotgun belonging to his father. There were reportedly...
Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17 12 May 2017 From the section Asia At least 17 people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which appears to have targeted a top lawmaker. The blast took place near a convoy carrying...
Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens

Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens

Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens 6 May 2017 From the section Africa More than 30 people – almost all of them schoolchildren – have been killed in a bus crash in northern Tanzania, officials say. They say the bus plunged off the road in a steep ravine...
Samsung crane collapse kills six workers

Samsung crane collapse kills six workers

Samsung crane collapse kills six workers 2 May 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters A crane collapse at a South Korean shipyard run by Samsung has killed six people and injured more than 20 others, says the Yonhap news agency. Rescuers have been...
Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10 25 April 2017 From the section Asia At least 10 people have been killed in a roadside bomb blast that hit a minibus in north-west Pakistan. The blast took place in the Kurram tribal district on the border with Afghanistan. At least two...

Attack on Afghan military base kills dozens

Dozens of people have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan, says a US military spokesman. The spokesman said more than 50 people had probably been killed in the attack on the base, for which the Taliban have claimed responsibility. The...

Attack on Afghan military base kills dozens

Dozens of people have been killed in an ongoing attack at a military base in Afghanistan, says a US military spokesman. The spokesman said more than 50 people have probably been killed in the attack by Taliban militants. The militants reportedly attacked a mosque and...
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