Thursday, March 23, 2017

Turkey Wedding Blast Kills 51

  A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 has killed at least 51 people and injured 69 more in an explosion in Gaziantep, Turkey, near the Syrian border.  The bride and groom was also injured. The attack occurred during a...

World Leaders Demand Answers After Airliner Downed

All 298 Onboard Dead     (Reuters) - World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in...

180 Million People Strike Over Minimum Wage in India

Almost 180 million people have called for a day long strike in protest of poor minimum wage and governmental anti-worker ethics, which include Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s future plans to increase privatisation. The strike was called by the central trade...

ISIS supports Ferguson riots

Birmingham born ‘Jihadi’ wants to send IS militants to aid Ferguson rioters A Birmingham native fighting with Islamic State in Syria has vowed to send militants to support the Ferguson rioters in the USA. The city has been racked by...

Karmaker Qualifies For The Olympics

Dipa Karmakar qualifies for the Olympics after a strong performance at the concluding qualifying and test event. Deepak Kagra, an international referee, told PTI: "It was a very good score from Dipa and we were certain that she would qualify....

New $1.8bn Coal Plant a “Serious Threat” to Bangladeshi World Heritage Site

The UN is urging Bangladesh to halt plans to go ahead with a massive coal-fired power plant near an ecologically sensitive mangrove forest. Mangrove forests are integral for ecosystems and the many species living within them. They also helped protect...

Salim Khan Apologises for Son’s Rape Comment

Salman Khan’s comparison has ignited public outrage in India, where sexual violence against women is widespread. On Tuesday, Salim Khan apologised for his son's comments and appealed to the public to forgive him. "To err is human to forgive divine," Salim...

Burkini Beach Ban

Just a month ago, headlines blared after a terror plot saw a lorry kill 85 people on Bastille Day, Nice. Now, the French Riveria beaches, a mere few kilometres down from Nice has implemented a full ban in burkinis-...

IS Capture Jordanian Pilot

Islamic State Militants Capture a Jordanian Pilot Who Crashed in Northern Syria IS claimed to have shot down the plane with a heat seeking missile near the city of Raqqa, photographs have now been published of the pilot who has...

Hajj Stampede

Foreign Office Searching British Nationals The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said it is urgently seeking information on whether any British nationals were caught up in the fatal stampede that killed over 700 people during the annual Hajj...