CCTC footage of the gunman entering the store. (AFP handout)

Texas: Gunman opens fire inside Walmart Store – kills 20, injures 26

A man armed with a rifle opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, killing 20 people and wounding 26 others as panicked shoppers and employees scurried for... Read more »
Onlookers and the police gather at the scene of an explosion in Bangkok on Aug 2, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

Several small blasts heard in Bangkok, 3 hurt

(Agencies) – Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday (Aug 2) and police said that two street cleaners and a security guard had been hurt... Read more »
A Saudi woman swings at a park in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Reem Baeshen

Saudi women can now travel without the ‘permission of men’

A number royal decrees published in Saudi Arabia’s national gazette on Friday has allowed women more rights, elevating the status of Saudi women to a level never achieved before. Saudi women can... Read more »

Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden and leader of Al-Qaeda believed to be dead

Hamza bin Laden, one of the sons of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, is believed to be dead, the US intelligence officials said. However, the official who provided the information... Read more »

At least 57 killed in riots between inmates’ groups in Brazil

A horrible clash between organized crime groups at the Altamira prison in Northen Brazil on Monday took at least 57 lives, including 16 of the deceased decapitated, and others suffocated due to... Read more »

17 killed in Pakistan military aircraft crash, the death toll could rise up

Seventeen people were killed in Pakistan when a Pakistan military aircraft crashed into home in the early hours of Tuesday. Five army crew, including two military pilots and 12 civilians lost their... Read more »
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Happy International Tiger Day (Belated)

Yesterday was International Tiger Day – oops, sorry about that! But we cannot resist ourselves from doing a belated article. In the early 1900s more than 100,000 tigers prowled the jungles of... Read more »

Gunman opens fire at a garlic festival in California, three dead

Three people are reported to be killed and several injured when there was a sudden loud gunfire started at a food festival in California on Sunday. It was the last day of... Read more »

115 feared dead as boat carrying migrants capsizes off the Libyan coast

A wooden boat carrying migrant people capsized off the Libyan coast, leaving about 115 people missing who are feared to be dead. Another 136 people were rescued by the Libyan coast guards... Read more »

North Korea’s economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea‚Äôs economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear program and by... Read more »