Thursday, July 9, 2020

Qasem Soleimani: US kills Iran Quds Force leader, Pentagon confirms

General Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, has been killed by US forces in Iraq. The Pentagon confirmed he...

Australia fires: Thousands flee to the sea as fires race to coast

Thousands of people have fled to a beach in Victoria, Australia to escape bushfires racing towards the coast. Locals in Mallacoota have described a "terrifying...

Nissan’s ex-head Carlos Ghosn flees Japan to Lebanon

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has traveled to Lebanon after leaving Japan, where he faces a trial over allegations of financial misconduct. In a statement,...

Australia fires: Thousands told to evacuate in Victoria

Soaring temperatures and strong winds have sparked new fires in the Australian state of Victoria, where tens of thousands of people were urged to...

US saw highest number of mass killings on record in 2019, database reveals

The US suffered more mass killings in 2019 than any year on record, according to researchers. A database compiled by the Associated Press (AP), USA...

Myanmar Rohingya: UN condemns human rights abuses

The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution condemning human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar. The resolution also calls on...

Plane with 100 passengers crashes near airport

A plane with 100 people on board has crashed in Kazakhstan, airport officials say. They say the Bek Air aircraft went down shortly after taking...

British troops move black rhinos to Malawi

British troops have helped to move a group of critically endangered black rhinos from South Africa to Malawi to protect them against poaching. Soldiers from...

Typhoon Phanfone: Philippines counts cost of deadly storm

At least 10 people have died after a powerful typhoon hit the central Philippines on Christmas Day, with the death toll likely to rise. Typhoon...

Australia fires: PM Scott Morrison sorry for Hawaii holiday during crisis

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised for causing "great anxiety" by going on holiday during a mounting wildfire crisis. Mr Morrison cut short his...
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