04 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record
The United States on Saturday recorded the highest number of single-day deaths for any nation around the world due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
15 Mar 2020
Trump tests negative for coronavirus as US deaths hit 60
After initially refusing to get tested for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), United States President Donald Trump was on Saturday tested negative for the virus.
09 Mar 2020
Oil plunges 30% as Saudis begin price war with Russia
Oil prices crashed by 30% on Monday after Saudi Arabia slashed prices launching a price war against Russia.
09 Dec 2019
Five dead as New Zealand volcano erupts on tourists
At least five persons were killed while several others were unaccounted for after a volcano erupted at a popular tourist spot in New Zealand.
23 Oct 2019
39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on
On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.
14 Sep 2019
Drones hit Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, major fire follows
Saudi Arabia, the largest exporter of oil, woke up to an unprecedented attack on Saturday.
09 May 2019
North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives
On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.
13 Apr 2019
350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives
A group of around 350 Central American migrants "broke violently" into Mexico yesterday, the country's immigration authorities said, as a new caravan of around 2,500 people arrived from Guatemala.
22 Feb 2019
Japan lands probe on asteroid 300 million km from Earth
On Friday, the Japan Space Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that a probe, Hayabusa2, had successfully landed on an asteroid 300 million km from Earth.
16 Feb 2019
US: Gunman murders five, later gets killed in police firefight
Five people were killed and multiple police officers shot yesterday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago, the latest mass shooting to hit the United States.
21 Jan 2019
Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021
On the intervening night between January 20 and January 21, certain parts of the world became witness to the only total lunar eclipse of 2019, and the last one before May 2021.
18 Jan 2019
Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65
A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 in Bogota yesterday, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years.
16 Jan 2019
Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion
On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.
03 Jan 2019
In historic moment, China lands probe on moon's dark side
As promised, China has managed to land its Chang'e-4 space probe on the dark side of the moon, marking humankind's first spacecraft landing on the dark side.
08 Dec 2018
Six dead, dozens hurt in stampede at Italian nightclub
Six people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub this morning, the fire service said.
08 Dec 2018
#GoldenGlobeRace: British sailor rescued in Pacific day after yacht dismasted
British Golden Globe Race sailor Susie Goodall was plucked from the stormy Southern Ocean by a Chinese ship yesterday, a day after her yacht was dismasted, said Chile's Maritime Rescue Services.
05 Nov 2018
US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here
On Monday, the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran, covering the country's banking and energy sectors, came into effect.
24 Oct 2018
Rome: Over 20 people injured as escalator loses control
Over 20 people suffered injuries at a Central Rome metro station on Tuesday when an escalator malfunctioned; most of them were Russian football fans.
22 Oct 2018
Turkish President vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it didn't know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him.
15 Oct 2018
EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit
EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.
09 Oct 2018
Ukraine: 10,000 evacuated after blasts at ammunition depot
In Ukraine, explosions at an ammunition depot have led to the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people from the Chernihiv region on Tuesday.
07 Sep 2018
British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen
British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers who made bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving as many as 380,000 bank cards.
24 Aug 2018
7.1 magnitude earthquake hits border of Peru, Brazil, says USGS
A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Peru's border with Brazil today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
19 Aug 2018
Strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Fiji, no tsunami triggered
On Sunday, just after midnight GMT, a strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Fiji, said the US Geological Survey.
13 Aug 2018
Tajikistan: 16 people feared dead in helicopter hard landing
Up to 16 people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, were unaccounted for after a hard landing by the helicopter in the mountains of Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's emergency committee said today.
07 Aug 2018
US hits Iran again with tough, unilateral sanctions
The US re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran today, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May.
04 Aug 2018
18 killed in Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia
Russia today said 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia early today.
02 Apr 2018
Chinese space-lab falls back to Earth, breaks-up over Pacific Ocean
China's now-defunct space station Tiangong-1 has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere above the South Pacific, according to reports.
01 Apr 2018
China's Tiangong-1 space station to fall back to Earth tomorrow
Two years after it went out of service, China's space agency, the Tiangong-1, is set to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.
28 Mar 2018
China's Tiangong-1 space station to hit Earth by April 2
According to the European Space Agency (ESA), China's first space station Tiangong-1 will crash to Earth within a couple of days.
23 Mar 2018
After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs
Hitting back at the US' trade tariffs, China has proposed similar action on 128 US products, which had an import value of $3bn last year.
02 Mar 2018
Passenger suffers burns after cellphone catches fire onboard Canada flight
A passenger was burned when her cell phone caught fire onboard a Canadian domestic flight today morning, officials said.
12 Feb 2018
London City Airport shut down after World War-2 bomb discovered
The London City Airport was shut down after a World War II (WW-II) bomb was discovered in the nearby Thames river.
06 Feb 2018
Manchester United pay tribute to Munich air disaster victims
February 6 is a day of enormous significance to Manchester United and its fans.
03 Dec 2017
Look up at the sky! Supermoon shines big and bright
Get ready to witness a rare lunar event tonight at around 9:30pm IST (16:00 GMT) when the moon appears the biggest and brightest in 15 years as it comes closer to Earth.
06 Sep 2017
The Caribbean islands gear up for Hurricane Irma
The Caribbean islands are gearing up to face the strongest Atlantic Storm in 10 years, Hurricane Irma, which could be "potentially catastrophic".
05 Sep 2017
Caribbean islands brace for category four Hurricane Irma
Several Caribbean islands have issued storm warnings as they brace for the category four Hurricane Irma.
15 Jun 2017
Hitler is still keeping Spain awake after all these years
The world will always remember Hitler for the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust of Jews, and being one of the reasons of Second World War. However, in Spain the trouble with Hitler is a little bit more than usual.
08 Jun 2017
Wreckage of Myanmar military plane carrying 120 people found
The wreckage of a Myanmar military plane, which went missing with over 120 people on board, has been located in the Andaman Sea.
07 Jun 2017
Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board goes missing
A Myanmar military plane carry 116 people has gone missing somewhere between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to officials.