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11 children killed, 7 injured after train hits school bus in India

NEW DELHI, April 26, 2018 : At least 11 children were killed and seven others injured on Thursday after a train hit a school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The ...

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Week-long anti-government unrest kills 34 in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, April 26, 2018 : A week of harsh, violent protests against the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and disputed social security reform has claimed to date 34 lives, according to media reports. The country has witnessed large-scale demonstrations ...

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Indonesia oil well fire kills 15 people, injures dozens

International Desk : A newly drilled, unregulated oil well caught fire as people were trying to collect the oil early Wednesday, burning to death at least 15 people and injuring dozens of others. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho ...

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Police say 6 more Maoist rebels killed in western India

International Desk : Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22. Prashant Diwate, a police officer in Maharashtra ...

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Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen

  International Desk : A new wave of Taliban attacks killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants. At least five soldiers were killed when ...

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Fire in south China kills 18, injures 5; could be arson

International Desk : A fire at a three-story building in a southern Chinese city has killed 18 people and injured five others, local police said Tuesday, adding that it was likely caused by arson. The public security bureau of Qingyuan ...

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Hillary Clinton out of politics, star of GOP midterm plan

  International Desk : Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party’s ...

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4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

  International Desk : A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon ...

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Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

International Desk : The son of a former dictator’s top aide won the presidential election in Paraguay on Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party. Mario Abdo Benitez of the governing Colorado Party had 46.5 percent of the ...

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Suicide bomber strikes in Afghan capital, 31 killed

International Desk : Afghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul has climbed to at least 31 killed and 54 wounded. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said the toll from Sunday’s attack, originally placed at four ...

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