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Ataturk Airport attack: 41 dead, 239 wounded in triple suicide bombing (Video)

Ataturk Airport attack: 41 dead, 239 wounded in triple suicide bombing (Video)

The death toll has climbed to 41 after three suicide bombers blew themselves up at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. The deceased include 23 Turks, and citizens of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, China, Jordan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Iran and Ukraine, the Istanbul governor’s office said. Three attackers opened fire near the drop off zone of the terminal, randomly shooting at people in ... Read More »

Shark Bites Boy Surfing at Atlantic Beach: Officials

Shark Bites Boy Surfing at Atlantic Beach: Officials

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – An 11-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while surfing west of Fort Macon State Park Saturday afternoon. Atlantic Beach Fire Captain Casey Arthur tells WNCT an 11-year-old boy was surfing west of Fort Macon State Park around 2:30 p.m. when he was bitten by a shark. He suffered severe wounds on his foot. Read More »

Spain eyes Gibraltar after Brexit vote

Spain eyes Gibraltar after Brexit vote

Spain is to press for joint sovereignty of Gibraltar with the UK following the Brexit vote in the referendum. The people living on the peninsular, who are British citizens with British passports, voted overwhelmingly to stay in the EU. However thousands of Spaniards cross from the Spanish mainland to work there every day. Spain’s acting foreign minister said Madrid should ... Read More »

Beijing sinking by 11cm a year, satellite study warns

Beijing sinking by 11cm a year, satellite study warns

A new research using satellite imagery has revealed that parts of Beijing, especially its central business district, are sinking by up as much as 11 cm, or more than four inches each year. The team behind the research, which used satellite imagery for its findings, say the city’s central Chaoyang business district is among the worst-affected areas, subsiding at four ... Read More »

Omar Mateen: Orlando Killer Was Taking Revenge on HIV-positive Partner

Omar Mateen: Orlando Killer Was Taking Revenge on HIV-positive Partner

Omar Mateen, the man linked to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, did it for “revenge,” a man who claims to have been Mateen’s lover told Univision on Tuesday. In an interview with Univision Noticias, the man, identified only as Miguel, spoke about Mateen’s alleged secret life and their two-month “friends with benefits” relationship. He also went on ... Read More »

Sufi singer shot dead by extremists in Karachi

Sufi singer shot dead by extremists in Karachi

One of Pakistan’s most famous Sufi singers has been shot dead in what police called an “act of terror”. Amjad Sabri, 45, was driving through Karachi when he was killed by two gunmen on a motorcycle, local police chief Allah Dino Khawaja told Reuters. Sabri died on the way to hospital, according to police and a relative traveling with him ... Read More »

November trial for Jo Cox murder accused

November trial for Jo Cox murder accused

The man accused of the terror-related murder of Labour MP Jo Cox will go on trial in the autumn. The Batley and Spen MP, aged 41, was shot and stabbed outside her constituency surgery, in Birstall, West Yorkshire, last Thursday. Thomas Mair, 52, is charged with murder, grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable ... Read More »

Lightning strikes across India leave 79 people dead

Lightning strikes across India leave 79 people dead

More than 79 people have been reportedly killed and numerous others were injured in Bihar as heavy to extremely heavy Monsoon rainfall along with lightning strikes lashed the entire region. The victims were mainly farm labourers but also included shepherds watching their sheep. Scores of cattle also died after being struck by lightning. Read More »