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Death Toll In Migrant Boat Sinking Off Mauritania Rises To 63

Death Toll In Migrant Boat Sinking Off Mauritania Rises To 63

Five more bodies have been recovered after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania this week, raising the death toll to 63, a security official said on Friday. The boat bound for...
China Imposes Restrictions Against U.S. Diplomats In Latest Tit-for-tat

China Imposes Restrictions Against U.S. Diplomats In Latest Tit-for-tat

China has announced new restrictions against U.S. diplomats in retaliation for a similar measure adopted by the U.S. in October, the latest move in a series of tit-for-tat measures between the two countries. The Chinese...
Hyderabad Case: Police Kill Suspects In Indian Vet’s Rape And Murder

Hyderabad Case: Police Kill Suspects In Indian Vet’s Rape And Murder

Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad last week. The men were in police detention and were taken back to the scene of the...
Pope Accepts Resignation Of New York State Bishop Accused Of Abuse Cover-up

Pope Accepts Resignation Of New York State Bishop Accused Of Abuse Cover-up

The Vatican said on Wednesday that Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York, who has been at the centre of a sex abuse crisis in his diocese. The...
Paramilitary Officer Opens Fire, Kills 6 Colleagues In The Process

Paramilitary Officer Opens Fire, Kills 6 Colleagues In The Process

Officials on Wednesday reported that six paramilitary soldiers were killed after one of the soldiers allegedly opened fire at his colleagues in central India. Police in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, said the incident took...
US Court Orders Banks To Release Trump Financial Documents

US Court Orders Banks To Release Trump Financial Documents

A US appeals court ruled Tuesday that two banks must hand over documents about Donald Trump’s finances to Congress, in the latest legal blow to the president. Two Democratic-controlled committees issued subpoenas to Deutsche Bank...
Four Generations Of US Family Die In South Dakota Plane Crash

Four Generations Of US Family Die In South Dakota Plane Crash

Federal investigators have reached the site of a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine members of a prominent US business family on Saturday. Spanning four generations, they had been travelling back home to Idaho...

Three French Flood Rescuers Killed In Helicopter Crash

Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday. Their EC145 helicopter lost radio and radar...

$7.4billion Online Sales: Pope Francis Condemns ‘Virus’ Of Consumerism

Pope Francis on Sunday urged people to resist the excesses of consumerism in the period leading up to Christmas, calling it a virus that attacks faith and offends the needy. “When you live for things,...

Gunmen Kill 14 Inside Church

At least 14 people have been killed after gunmen opened fire inside a church in Burkina Faso. The victims were attending a service at a church in Hantoukoura, in the eastern part of the country...

Climate change: COP25 Talks To Open As ‘point Of No Return’ In Sight

Political leaders and climate diplomats are to meet in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, “the point of no return is no...

Cartel And Police Gun Battle Leaves 21 Dead

A war-like battle broke out between cops and suspected cartel gunmen, leaving 21 dead, including four officers, in a small Mexican town that was left riddled with bullet holes, and without explanation. The shootout...

Mikhail Gorbachev Warns Russia And US Must Avoid ‘Hot War

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev may be remembered today as the man who presided over the collapse of an empire: The recent anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 saw major...

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