The News International Pakistan school bus fire kills 16 childrenBBC NewsAt least 16 children have been killed as their school bus caught fire in eastern Pakistan, police have said. At least seven more children were taken to hospital after the incident on the outskirts of the city of Gujrat. Initial reports said the bus’s gas cylinder had …Van Accident Kills… Read more →
At least 16 children have killed in a fire on their school bus in the eastern Pakistan of Gujrat, police say.
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Between 35 and 40 percent of workers at Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc’s Indonesian unit returned to work on Saturday to carry out maintenance work after a training tunnel collapse that killed 28 people, a union official said. The resumption of work was a possible sign that the firm was gearing up towards restarting operations at… Read more →
The area of Scampia outside Naples, has the infamous reputation of being one of the biggest drug-trafficking sites in Europe.
EL CORRAL, Chile (AP) — The Diaguita Indians live in the foothills of the Andes, just downstream from the world’s highest gold mine, where for as long as anyone can remember they’ve drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates their orchards and vineyards with its clear water.
AFP African Union opens 50th anniversary celebrationsAFPADDIS ABABA — African leaders on Saturday opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa’s myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been made. African Union Chairman and Ethiopian Prime Minister …Click here to watch the Commemoration of the 50 th Anniversary of the… Read more →
BEIRUT (AP) — Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad unleashed on Saturday their heaviest artillery and rocket barrage yet in a week-long battle to dislodge rebels from a strategic western town, activists said.
UK security service MI5 asked London street attack suspect Michael Adebolajo if he wanted to work for them half a year ago, a childhood friend claims.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Making his first official trip to sub-Saharan Africa, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday demanded that Nigeria respect human rights as it cracks down on Islamist extremists and pledged to work hard in the coming months to ease tensions between Sudan and South Sudan.
ABC News Globe investigation: The Ford family’s history with drug dealingGlobe and MailDoug Ford, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s brother, sold hashish for several years in the 1980s. Another brother, Randy, was also involved in the drug trade and was once charged in relation to a drug-related kidnapping. Their sister, Kathy, has been the victim of …Toronto mayor says he doesn’t… Read more →