Hundreds of reindeer killed in mass lightning strike

According to the Guinness Book of Records , the deadliest lightning strike involving livestock occurred in 2005, when 68 cows were killed in Australia. Five animals were still alive and had to be euthanised. Cattle and sheep are common vict... More..

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More N.Korean Diplomats Defect
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

More N.Korean Diplomats Defect

A North Korean army colonel who had handled spying operations on South Korea was announced to have defected previous year. After several days of rumours, South Korea's unification ministry confirmed on Wednes...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Belgium arrests 5suspects after crime lab blast

Five people have been arrested. The building was reportedly empty at the time of the attack, hence the explosion did not result in any casualties. They had apparently deliberately targeted the wing where the ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after rocket fire

People in the Palestinian Gaza Strip said that up to 50 Israeli airstrikes took place in the territory on Sunday night after a rocket was sacked earlier in the day from the embattled strip, landing on the bor...More..

Kyrgyzstan investigates attack on Chinese embassy
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Kyrgyzstan investigates attack on Chinese embassy

China's state news agency Xinhua said five people were wounded: two security guards and three Kyrgyz nationals working at the embassy. Local medics said their injuries were not serious. Kyrgyz officials have no...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton Recoups Her Lead over Donald Trump

Donald Trump in Jackson, Miss., on August 24. "Someone who is a donor, somebody who's an activist, saying, 'I want access, I want to come into a room and I want to meet people, ' we often criminalize behavio...More..

Yemen government cautiously welcomes USA peace plan
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Yemen government cautiously welcomes USA peace plan

He said Washington was " deeply troubled " by rebel attacks on Saudi territory, where more than 100 soldiers and civilians have been killed in cross-border bombardments and skirmishes. The United States has bac...More..

Man charged with attempted murder for stabbing Strasbourg Jew
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Man charged with attempted murder for stabbing Strasbourg Jew

He was stabbed by a man who shouted " Allahu Akhbar " (God is greatest), according to the 20minutes news platform. The attacker, reported to be around 30, approached the man in the heart of the city's Jew...More..

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

Splits continued among South Korean people over the deployment of a US missile defense system in their soil on Monday that marks the 71st anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial ...More..

Quake death toll rises as aftershocks hit central Italy
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Quake death toll rises as aftershocks hit central Italy

Armando Zambrano, the head of Italy's National Council of Engineers, said the technology exists to reinforce old buildings and prevent such high death tolls when quakes strike every few years. Rescuers refused ...More..

Bouygues names two deputy CEOs, keeps 2016 goals
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Bouygues names two deputy CEOs, keeps 2016 goals

The move was proposed by Group Chairman and CEO Martin Bouygues , according to a company statement. Family-controlled Bouygues also reiterated its pledge to improve its profitability this year after first-...More..

Key IS leader killed in Syria's Aleppo
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Key IS leader killed in Syria's Aleppo

It has also lost some of its most senior commanders and founding members over the past year, including its "minister of war" Omar al-Shishani, feared Iraqi militant Shaker Wuhayeb, also known as Abu Wahib, as w...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Daesh spokesman killed in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday (Aug 30) said one of its longest-serving leader fell in what is believed to be an American air strike in war-torn Syria, Reuters reported. Hisham al-Hashimi, a security analyst...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Curfew lifted, clashes begin in Kashmir

In Srinagar , clashes erupted between stone-pelting youths and security forces in Batamaloo, Nowhatta and Khanyar areas in which several people were injured. Ahmed sustained critical injuries and was moved to ...More..

Japan's ANA: 787 repairs could take three years
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Japan's ANA: 787 repairs could take three years

According to the report, vibrations caused by cracked turbine blades in the rear portions of the plane's Trent 1000 engines have forced three domestic Japanese flights to return to the airport. However, ANA Hol...More..

Trump to meet Mexican president before immigration speech
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trump to meet Mexican president before immigration speech

The source familiar with the situation said the Trump campaign is considering the offer and will decide late Tuesday whether to travel to Mexico . Trump's views rocketed him to the top of the GOP field and...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Rubio, Murphy And Wasserman Schultz Win

Rubio, who lost his bid to represent Republicans in the race for US president, will also go up against a Democratic congressman after defeating millionaire homebuilder Carlos Beruff in the Florida primary. I wo...More..

JonBenét Ramsey's Brother Recalls Heartbreaking Details from Her Funeral
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

JonBenét Ramsey's Brother Recalls Heartbreaking Details from Her Funeral

There are four separate TV projects about the JonBenét Ramsey case airing this fall, from CBS, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, and A&E. In part of the interview, Dr. "Her eyes were closed", he says of her m...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Negotiators working hard in China to resolve canola trade dispute: Freeland

During his visit, Trudeau is expected to push trade ties with China and discuss a possible free trade agreement, as well as the eventual inclusion of Canada in the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Ban...More..

'Racist' South African school tells students to straighten afros
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

'Racist' South African school tells students to straighten afros

The congress, along with dozens of pupils and parents, gathered at the Pretoria High School for Girls yesterday to handover a memorandum of demands to the Gauteng Education Department. It's the only way she wea...More..