At least 118 people were killed Tuesday in twin blasts at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, an official said, warning the toll could climb. The explosions, which targeted Terminus market, went off some 20 to 30 minutes apart, setting fire to the entire venue. "The death…
Monday, 19 May 2014 20:44

Colombia bus fire kills 31 children

Thirty-one children and one adult were killed in Colombia on Sunday when fuel exploded on a broken-down bus returning from a church event. The charred bodies of victims were being identified using dental records in Barranquilla, the nearest city to the town of Fundacion where the accident happened, said Major…
TRIPOLI, Libya –  Forces loyal to a Libyan general attacked the country's parliament Sunday, expanding his eastern offensive against Islamists into the heart of the country's capital. Gunmen detained some 20 lawmakers and officials, authorities said, as black smoke rose over the parliament. The violence, three years after the 2011…
The accident in Pyongyang on Tuesday was reported on Sunday morning by the official Korean Central News Agency. North Korean officials have apologised for the collapse of an apartment building in Pyongyang which is feared to have killed scores of people. It said that the collapse happened in the city's…
Severe flooding across Serbia has prompted the evacuation of at least 16,300 people -- including 1,100 whisked away on helicopters -- the government said . A spokesman for the Interior Ministry confirmed there have been at least 15 deaths in Serbia and another five in neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. Unconfirmed reports put…