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Taliban terrorists killed 30 soldiers in Afghanistan on Wednesday, just days after the end of a ceasefire. The terrorists, who also captured a military base in the western province of Badghis came three days after a three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended on Sunday. Provincial governor Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai told Reuters that the …
Taliban terrorists killed 30 soldiers in Afghanistan on Wednesday, just days after the end of a ceasefire. The terrorists, who also captured a military base in the western province of Badghis came three days after a three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended on Sunday. Provincial governor Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai told Reuters that the …
Taken by police to a remote location, Nguyen Minh Kha is severely beaten and questioned over his role in protest.
Destruction after the accident in Sarangani Bay is said to be extensive.
A man was arrested over an explosion at a tube station in London’s Southgate neighborhood, British officials said. The incident left five people injured. A 23-year-old man allegedly committed an “an act likely to cause an explosion to injure or damage property, and endangering safety on the railway,” officials said. “Enquiries continue this morning into …
Divers and an underwater drone on Wednesday joined a fleet of rescue vessels in Indonesia’s search for at least 192 passengers missing two days after an overcrowded wooden ferry sank in one of the world’s deepest volcanic lakes in Sumatra. Authorities are unable to confirm how many were aboard when the vessel sank on Monday …
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has launched the world’s first independent national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace. The 12-month inquiry will be conducted by the sex discrimination commissioner, Kate Jenkins. In a press conference with Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer on June 20, Jenkins said the national inquiry flowed from the #MeToo …
A 47-year-old man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting of an 11-year-old girl in New South Wales has been identified. Brett David Hill appeared at Newcastle local court on Wednesday, June 20, charged with kidnapping, six counts of aggravated sexual assault, and four counts of aggravated indecent assault. The magistrate lifted the non-publication order that had …
A woman gave birth in France while riding on a train. Paris transportation agency RATP said in a statement that trains were halted in both directions on a section of the RER A commuter line for about 45 minutes due to the unexpected incident. A spokesman told AFP that both the mother and the baby …
The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, saying the organization was not worthy of its name. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the withdrawal early on Tuesday evening. “The Human Rights Council is a poor defender of human rights,” Pompeo …
Several people were injured following an “explosion” at a London train station on Tuesday evening, according to reports. The incident triggered an evacuation at London’s Southgate tube station, police said, adding that people received minor injuries. Metropolitan Police wrote on Twitter that officers “are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station.” “Cordons are in …
William Nguyen, a graduate student from Texas, apologizes for breaking Vietnam's laws and pledges to keep away from future protests.
NAIROBI—Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part of the country on Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device planted by Somalia’s al Shabaab terrorist group, police said. Al Shabaab, an al-Qaida-linked jihadi fundamentalist group, is fighting to topple Somalia’s government, establish their own rule based on their strict interpretation of Islamic …
Numbers of those kidnapped differ in North Korean and Japanese statements, and some may still be held.
The oldest Sumatran orangutan in the world died at the Perth Zoo on Monday. Puan, who was believed to have been born in 1956, was gifted to the Western Australian zoo by a sultan from Malaysia on New Year’s Eve in 1968. “She did so much for the colony at Perth Zoo and the survival …
SYDNEY—An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties. The Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) sued the world’s biggest company by market value for “bricking” – or …
TOKYO—Four people were killed and more than 200 other people injured after walls collapsed in a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit Osaka in western Japan on Monday, June 18, according to officials. According to The Japan Times, a 9-year-old girl in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, has been confirmed dead after she was struck by a collapsing wall. A man …
A motorcyclist has died following a horrific collision with an SUV on Highway 403 in Mississauga, Ontario, police said. The tragic accident occurred around 6 p.m. on Friday, June 15, on the westbound High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane—a lane restricted to certain types of vehicles carrying at least 2 people, reported Mississauga.com. Ontario Provincial Police confirmed the crash on Saturday and …
A motorcyclist has died following a horrific collision with an SUV on Highway 403 in Mississauga, Ontario, police said. The tragic accident occurred around 6 p.m. on Friday, June 15, on the westbound High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane—a lane restricted to certain types of vehicles carrying at least 2 people, reported Mississauga.com. Ontario Provincial Police confirmed the crash on Saturday and …
STOCKHOLM—Three men were killed and others wounded in a shooting in the coastal city of Malmo in southern Sweden on Monday night, June 19, police said. The two, aged 18 and 29, came into hospital with four other injured men after the shooting but died overnight, police said in a statement on Tuesday morning. A …