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Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report

Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fall...

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report

Source: theguardian.com

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
14:45, 2019-07-11

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-17

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
15:45, 2019-07-11

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
18:30, 2019-07-11

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
07:45, 2019-07-12

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 million people who visited in 2018 spent $947 million i...
11:00, 2019-05-29

"Unbearable" Heat Kills 4 On Board Kerala Express In UP's Jhansi: Report Four people died in 'unbearable' heat while travelling by train in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, which has been in the grip of a heat wave for two weeks, officials and passengers said Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Lil Nas X, Yodeling Kid, and Keanu Reeves storm Area 51 in remix video, because why not In an interesting turn of events this summer, Area 51 has become a topic of conversation, what with an intended raid to free the alien lifeforms that are held captive there is being planned for September. And who better to jump on the topic than summer meme king, Lil Nas X? The country-rapper droppe...
00:30, 2019-07-18

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramping up on emergent video formats to drive new and ...
10:30, 2019-07-17

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisiana brought cockroaches out into the light of day as...
04:45, 2019-07-14

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 return to Chinese rule. The demonstrations appeared meticulously organised, with protesters forming human chains leading to supply depots with tools such...
16:45, 2019-07-04

Report: NFL to review video of Cowboys' Elliott altercation The NFL likely will investigate an altercation between Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and a security officer to determine whether Elliott violated any terms of a previous suspension agreement, Yahoo Sports reported Monday....
02:00, 2019-05-28

'We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany's legacy for English football' – video report Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City in their 6-0 FA Cup final victory over Watford, which secured a...
15:45, 2019-05-21

Amazon will debut 'The Report' in theaters before it hits Prime Video Amazon is making good on a plan to offer Netflix-style theatrical releases for movies before they reach Prime Video. The internet giant now plans to release one of its Sundance picks, the political thriller The Report, in theaters on September 27th......
23:15, 2019-06-13

Chelsea appoint Frank Lampard as manager – video report Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as manager five years after he left the club as a player. Lampard enjoyed a promising first season in management, leading Derby County to a Championship playoff final against Aston Villa. Lampard is Chelsea's record goalscorer with 211 goals across his 13 seasons...
12:30, 2019-07-04

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
00:00, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
10:45, 2019-07-13

Yoko Ono gets thousands ringing 'bells for peace' in Manchester – video report Manchester international festival has opened with a loud chorus of ringing bells as part of the Yoko Ono project Bells for Peace. At a Manchester’s Cathedral Gardens, a stone’s throw from the site of 2017’s Manchester Arena attack, attendees were encouraged by Ono to create ‘an incredible vibration’...
09:30, 2019-07-05

More than 200 people taken to hospital after Imelda Marcos’s birthday party – video report Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of the former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with more than 200 friends and supporters taken to hospital in Manila with suspected food poisoning. The health ministry said 261 people had been taken to hospital by Wednesda...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Shane Lowry celebrates 'incredible' Open win and first major – video report Irishman Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life and handled difficult conditions to win the Open by six strokes amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.Fervently cheered on every shot by the sellout crowd, the 32-year-old finished 15 under for the tournament, while Englishman ...
02:15, 2019-07-22

Steve Bruce: the road to becoming Newcastle United's new manager – video report Steve Bruce has admitted he faces a 'huge challenge' after being appointed the head coach of Newcastle United on a three-year contract.The 58-year-old quit his job at Sheffield Wednesday and is replacing the widely admired Rafael Benítez, who left St James' Park last month after failing to agree a c...
17:30, 2019-07-17

Georgia: newborn baby found alive in plastic bag – video report Police in Georgia have released dramatic bodycam footage showing the moment a newborn baby girl was discovered alive in a plastic bag. Local residents called the police on 6 June after hearing cries from a wooded area. Forsyth county sheriff's office has released the footage in the hope of receiving...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Blue Bell looking for ice cream-licking prankster in viral video: report Ice cream maker Blue Bell says it’s looking into a now-viral video of a woman licking its ice cream at a grocery store and then placing the tainted tub back on the shelf....
09:15, 2019-07-02

Los Angeles deputies probe racist video that appeared online: report The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department launched an investigation Wednesday into a California school district after a video emerged that allegedly showed several high school students applying dark face paint and saying racial slurs, reports said....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-12

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was ‘cocked and loaded’ to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrike might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliation for Iran shooting down an unmanned US surveillan...
22:15, 2019-06-21

England beat New Zealand in Lord's epic to win their first Cricket World Cup – video report England have won their first ever World Cup, overcoming New Zealand at Lord's in extraordinary fashion. The game went to a super over after it was tied, but not even that could separate the teams.Eoin Morgan's men won via 'boundaries struck' after two innings and the super over failed to settle the ...
03:30, 2019-07-15

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost two million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-threatening, and added that three arrests had been made and two guns recovered in the aftermath of the ...
19:01, 2019-06-18

Donald Trump and Conrad Black: their mutual admiration in five clips – video report The US president has pardoned the former owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator who served a prison sentence for fraud. Last year Black published a book praising Trump. It wasn't the first time he had expressed approval of the presidentTrump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biogr...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, which would allow residents and visitors to be sent ...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title – video report Simona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title. Her 6-2, 6-2 win wrecked Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title Continue reading......
00:15, 2019-07-14

US border: photo of drowned father and daughter highlights migrants’ peril – video report Searing photographs showing a man and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water along the Mexican bank of the Rio Grande near the US border highlight the perils of the latest migration crisis involving mostly Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty.Shocking photo of drowned f...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title – video report Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday. The defending champion was outshone at times on Centre Co...
23:45, 2019-07-14

Video shows NFL hopeful Malik McDowell attack Michigan police officer, reach for stun gun: report Alarming video showing defensive tackle Malik McDowell allegedly attack a Michigan police officer and wrestle him for his stun gun during a routine traffic stop back in February was released on Tuesday. ...
20:45, 2019-07-09

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
13:45, 2019-05-23

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders....
19:45, 2019-06-06

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
04:45, 2019-07-11

Greece in U-turn on law that criminalises non-consensual sex Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial officials.The law, part of a new penal code submitted to p...
06:45, 2019-06-07

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
23:45, 2019-07-05

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey....
15:15, 2019-07-21

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with injuries, none of them serious. The Athens Instit...
21:15, 2019-07-19

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
00:45, 2019-06-08

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
19:00, 2019-06-23

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
12:45, 2019-06-23

Greece: 4th wildfire breaks out on island of Evia More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution...
19:00, 2019-07-05

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
22:00, 2019-06-30

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
01:00, 2019-06-05

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
19:45, 2019-07-11

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup Giannis Antetokounmpo says he will play for Greece at this year's basketball World Cup in China, adding that he can play any position       ...
17:00, 2019-06-28

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
11:45, 2019-06-02

Scientist vanishes on run while at Greece conference, family says An American scientist vanished while attending a conference in Greece last week — and her family fears she may have fallen while jogging on one of the tourist area’s picturesque cliffs. Suzanne Eaton — a molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, Germany — hasn’t been he...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
16:45, 2019-06-15

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
21:45, 2019-06-10

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
17:30, 2019-07-05

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditional pub’s landlord, Alastair Choat, insists ...
16:45, 2019-06-04

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40 percent ri...
06:45, 2019-06-07

EU wary on budget impact of Greece’s new benefits, tax cuts ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Commission has voiced concern at the impact new benefits and sales tax cuts will have on Greece’s austerity commitments. Athens has promised bailout creditors high budget surpluses for years to come, so it can continue servicing its debts. But the commission ...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Fierce storms hit Greece killing six foreign nationals Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Returns Indicate Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
21:15, 2019-07-07

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime ministers, Boyko Borissov and Alexis Tsipras, oversaw the ...
12:15, 2019-05-22

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a body inside a World War II bunker in the town of Chania in Crete late Monday, about five miles from wh...
03:45, 2019-07-10

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers....
19:30, 2019-05-23

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
19:30, 2019-07-04

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia's capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia....
00:00, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations Officials from Greece’s new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
22:45, 2019-07-03

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Athens coastline....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a statement on Twitter Friday morning, announcing that he has turned down an offer to return as presi...
19:45, 2019-06-21

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
17:30, 2019-07-04

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts. Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party...
13:45, 2019-07-08

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
15:00, 2019-06-05

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
02:45, 2019-05-30

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You may also be familiar with its highly photogenic atm...
03:30, 2019-06-19

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
01:15, 2019-06-06

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
17:00, 2019-07-15

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:30, 2019-06-12

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai Lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly colored flowers are e...
02:45, 2019-06-22

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
01:45, 2019-06-08

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
11:45, 2019-06-05

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
14:00, 2019-07-03

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
17:30, 2019-07-03

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was called by one of the victims when she became ill....
05:45, 2019-05-23

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
19:30, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
01:30, 2019-07-08

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
04:00, 2019-07-08

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and......
13:30, 2019-07-04

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
19:01, 2019-06-18

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
13:00, 2019-07-07

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
18:30, 2019-07-09

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees to Greece....
15:30, 2019-06-05

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci scored in an entertaining fi...
00:30, 2019-06-09

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
02:30, 2019-07-17

In Greece, Rick Pitino slams fans for smoking at games Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players        ...
20:45, 2019-05-30

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
21:45, 2019-06-03

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-toothed animal was little known.Like the Hellenic tre...
13:30, 2019-06-07

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
01:30, 2019-07-11

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant surprise for Europe."...
06:00, 2019-07-21

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals were killed and dozens others were injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, authorities said....
03:15, 2019-07-11

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convicted in 2003, is on hunger strike because of the ref...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
21:30, 2019-06-06

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official results from 75% of the vote Monday showed the conserva...
11:45, 2019-05-27

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
22:45, 2019-07-16

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:00, 2019-07-08

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
01:00, 2019-07-09

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in northern Crete; Reuters describes the location as a...
21:15, 2019-07-09

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been rescued, while seven people, including two children...
08:30, 2019-06-11

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-10

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
02:15, 2019-06-24

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
20:30, 2019-06-14

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
10:15, 2019-07-05

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
05:30, 2019-06-15

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to iwaspoisoned.com. In J...
05:45, 2019-06-11

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
09:15, 2019-06-21

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
19:30, 2019-07-11

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
22:45, 2019-06-13

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvania, all died of respiratory failure at a resort at ...
07:30, 2019-06-06

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
09:45, 2019-06-10

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
23:30, 2019-07-10

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was discovered in the Apidima cave on the Mani penins...
23:30, 2019-07-10

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
19:30, 2019-07-05

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-07-16

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-10

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
06:30, 2019-05-28

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
22:30, 2019-06-27

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
17:30, 2019-07-09

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
19:15, 2019-07-16

Missing American scientist’s death in Greece points to homicide: cops Greek authorities probing the case of a California scientist whose body was found in a cave now suspect her death was a homicide, according to local reports. Suzanne Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, was found dead late Monday in the town of Chania in C...
17:30, 2019-07-10

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
13:15, 2019-07-11

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
00:45, 2019-07-08

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
22:00, 2019-07-15

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
01:45, 2019-07-04

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
17:45, 2019-06-16

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
19:00, 2019-06-23

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."       ...
22:15, 2019-06-11

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
00:45, 2019-05-29

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband died in 2018 of pulmonary edema and a heart attac...
03:45, 2019-06-08

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-08

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
11:45, 2019-05-28

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
14:30, 2019-07-20

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts are cautioning travelers not to rush to conclusions...
06:30, 2019-06-08

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already ecl...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuated after the Chernobyl reactor exploded 2km away in...
23:30, 2019-06-04

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that’s quickly become of the best TV series of the...
23:15, 2019-06-12

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-21

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
18:30, 2019-06-07

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
23:45, 2019-06-04

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
18:30, 2019-07-02

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
14:45, 2019-07-08

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
14:45, 2019-06-12

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
19:15, 2019-06-07

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
16:15, 2019-07-11

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-07-16

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country̵...
19:45, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:15, 2019-06-22

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state picked up the infection. The Centers for Disease Con...
15:15, 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
21:15, 2019-07-07

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
14:45, 2019-06-12

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
18:45, 2019-07-05

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
22:45, 2019-07-19

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
00:15, 2019-06-08

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
20:15, 2019-07-02

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-19

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
02:30, 2019-06-12

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
02:15, 2019-05-23

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
13:45, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s doorstep. While the previous anti-government protest...
14:30, 2019-07-07

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
04:30, 2019-07-14

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
14:30, 2019-07-18

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
02:15, 2019-07-14

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
17:30, 2019-07-06

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
13:30, 2019-06-08

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high into the sky and wrapping the popular tourist dest...
01:30, 2019-07-04

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
14:30, 2019-07-09

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
03:30, 2019-05-30

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
05:30, 2019-05-30

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
20:45, 2019-07-11

Fleets of autonomous 'roboats' could gather trash, carry tourists and form bridges Researchers at MIT have developed a system of companionable automated boats that can seek each other out, grab on, and keep trying if they miss.The rectangular rafts are part of the Roboat project, and could be used to form temporary footbridges, stages for live performances, and platforms for marke...
11:45, 2019-06-06

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
00:45, 2019-06-13

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
15:45, 2019-06-21

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
05:30, 2019-06-12

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temperatures nearly every day of June, reaching a balm...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
10:15, 2019-06-04

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes...
01:45, 2019-07-08

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
21:15, 2019-05-21

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
17:15, 2019-06-11

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
18:15, 2019-06-14

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
23:00, 2019-06-22

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
22:45, 2019-07-18

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
13:45, 2019-05-30

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:45, 2019-06-03

NYC chopper crash kills one The New York City Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan not far from Time Square. FDNY says the pilot has died. (June 10)        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
11:00, 2019-06-18

China gas factory blast kills at least 12 At least 12 people have died in a powerful explosion that ripped through a gas plant in central China. Reports said the force of the blast shattered windows and blew out doors as far as 3 kilometers away....
14:30, 2019-07-20

Transit bus kills boy, 10, who was riding bike BERGENFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit bus has struck and killed a 10-year-old boy riding his bike. The accident occurred on Memorial Day in Bergenfield, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of New York City. Police responded to 911 calls shortly before 4 p.m. Monday. They tell The North ...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Shooter kills 11 in Virginia Beach Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in Virginia Beach. Police in the eastern US state said the gunman was also killed....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Apple finally kills iTunes After long anticipation, Apple finally announced that its killing iTunes its developer conference WWDC held in San Hose. Instead, it will be replaced by three new apps: Music, TV, and the Podcasts app. This update will ship the new macOS Catalina.  You will be able to sync your iPhone directly throu...
00:15, 2019-06-04

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
01:45, 2019-05-31

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
22:00, 2019-07-03

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
20:45, 2019-06-27

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said.Authorities said a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle lo...
09:15, 2019-07-13

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decision since it can have numerous causes, including f...
22:30, 2019-06-13

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Apple kills the non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro, discounts the Air Apple isn't waiting until the fall and macOS Catalina to trot out Mac updates. The company has updated the MacBook Air and the entry 13-inch MacBook Pro with newer hardware and, in one case, a price cut. The Air now starts at an easier-to-swallow $......
16:00, 2019-07-09

Ohio police shooting kills one man, wounds one Authorities say police killed one man and wounded another outside Cleveland. The Lorain County Sheriff's Office says officers opened fire when one man in a car pointed a gun at them. The car had been seen at an earlier shooting. (July 4)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-04

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
10:01, 2019-07-04

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least six villagers have died after drinking tainted liquor in northern India. Police officer Ajay Sahni says the deceased bought the liquor from a shop in in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday night. They started vomiting after drinking it and we...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Cambodia building collapse kills 10, injures over 20 A seven-story building under construction in Cambodia to be turned into a hotel collapsed Saturday, killing 10 people and injuring more than 20, police said....
21:45, 2019-06-22

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage, who was a three-time World Cup Grand Prix champion, killed himself Wednesday at his Fallbrook home...
07:15, 2019-06-15

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27 A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding 27, according to police and health officials....
15:30, 2019-07-19

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 2, wounds 10 Police and health officials say a powerful bomb has exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital, killing two people and injuring another 10...
07:15, 2019-07-19

South Bend bar shooting kills 1 and wounds 10 The melee happened the same day mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to speak about officer-involved shooting investigations....
20:45, 2019-06-23

Fire in commercial center in India kills at least 15 At least 15 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-story commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, a state government spokesman said....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Latest Windows 10 update has a bug that kills VPN connection Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) contains a bug that could break the Remote Access Connection Manager (RASMAN) service on some devices, in turn killing users VPN connections.In an update to its support document, the company revealed that the bug is affecting...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
21:15, 2019-07-02

NYPD cop kills himself behind Staten Island precinct An NYPD cop killed himself behind a Staten Island precinct on Friday — the third member of the department to commit suicide this month, sources told The Post. Officer Mike Caddy, 29, was found inside a vehicle on Wilcox Street behind the 121st Precinct with a self-inflicted gunshot wound just before...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
06:45, 2019-07-16

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a ...
16:15, 2019-05-24

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
02:45, 2019-05-27

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 11, Injures Over 100 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings....
07:30, 2019-06-18

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
22:45, 2019-07-16

Bus plunge kills 29 after driver falls asleep Dozens of people were travelling in the bus when it rammed through the barrier and fell into the river below. Indian roads are the most dangerous in the world, with nearly 150,000 deaths annually....
09:45, 2019-07-08

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, leaving two dead, more than two dozen injured and hundreds homeless, officials said....
22:15, 2019-05-26

Volcano Eruption On Italian Island Of Stromboli Kills 1 A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash,......
03:15, 2019-07-04

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the two pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its military hardware....
22:45, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Wrong-way crash in Arizona kills 5, police say KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly wrong-way crash in Arizona (all times local): ___ 2:35 p.m. Arizona authorities say a fifth person has died in a wrong-way crash on a rural highway. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says on Twitter that the driver of the wrong-way vehicle Friday is...
21:45, 2019-05-25

In Bihar's Gaya, Tough Law Invoked As Heatwave Kills Over 70 The heatwave in Bihar that killed over 70 people on Saturday last has led the administration in Gaya city to take toughmeasures,banning large gatherings during the day....
14:45, 2019-06-17

Knife attack at Japan bus stop wounds 19, kills at least 1 A man wielding a knife attacked commuters waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo during Tuesday morning’s rush hour, killing as many as two people and wounding at least 19, including 13 children...
05:00, 2019-05-28

| WATCH: Shark kills California man, 65, in Maui, Hawaii A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness. Warning signs were posted after the attack in Ka'anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died....
15:45, 2019-05-27

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
09:45, 2019-05-25

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefight...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
03:45, 2019-07-16

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 5, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
21:30, 2019-07-16

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
14:45, 2019-07-16

Suspecting Affair, Pak Man Kills Wife, 2 Children, 6 Others Of Her Family A man shot his wife, their two children, and six of her family members on Monday and then burned the bodies when he set her family's home on fire in an alleged dishonour killing in central Pakistan,......
00:00, 2019-07-02

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
17:45, 2019-07-02

Shark kills California man, 65, in Maui, Hawaii 70547 In Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015, A California man died Saturday. The 65-year-old man was swimming off of Ka’anapali Beach Park on Maui.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-27

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence from spreading....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Man kills two in Japan stabbing that injures 16 schoolgirls, police say A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 16 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying, and another man detained at the scene also later died....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Airstrike kills 44 migrants in Libyan detention center The U.N. mission to Libya says at least 44 migrants were killed when an airstrike hit the detention facility where they were being held near the Libyan capital...
18:45, 2019-07-03

Young Alfred kills, fucks in new Pennyworth trailer EPIX has been teasing its DC series about a hot, young Alfred Pennyworth who, years before cleaning up after Batman, was a badass spy with a rapier wit. We’ve seen a few teasers, but now the show’s got a full trailer that sets up Alfred’s partnership with Thomas Wayne and the criminal conspiracy in ...
22:30, 2019-06-12

Pakistan says roadside bomb kills officers, soldier ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says a roadside bomb targeting a security vehicle has killed three army officers and an enlisted soldier in a troubled northwestern district bordering Afghanistan. In a statement, it says four soldiers were also wounded in Friday’s attack in North Waz...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Intense tornado in China ravages buildings and kills 6 Terrifying eyewitness video captures the moments the tornado swirled across a roadway, the circulation appearing to pass directly over the videographer’s vehicle....
09:15, 2019-07-06

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
14:30, 2019-05-22

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
04:30, 2019-06-04

NYPD cop kills himself in fourth officer suicide this month An off-duty NYPD cop died in an apparent suicide at his Long Island home –the fourth city cop to take his own life this month, law enforcement sources told The Post Thursday. The Bronx cop, identified by sources as 53-year-old Kevin Preiss, was found dead at his Hicksville home in Nassau Count...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Suicide Bomber Kills Five At A Wedding In Afghanistan: Official Five people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the insurgents’ attack also wounded at least eight pro-government fighters, during several hours ...
07:45, 2019-06-29

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when it struck the man around 7 p.m. Officials did not ...
11:30, 2019-06-03

Tennessee officer shoots, kills man in return fire SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man who fired first at the officer. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information shows Smyrna Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home Friday night. ...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others, police officials said. Among those killed was Malik Toor, a commander of a pro-government militia who had organiz...
16:15, 2019-07-12

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flick, 77, guilty in the 2018 murder of......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 12, wounds scores Afghan officials say a car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed 12 people and wounded more than 150 others, many of them students attending a nearby school...
15:15, 2019-07-07

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's Hawassa city Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group based in the southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Mob in India kills three on suspicion of cattle theft, three arrested A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India's eastern state of Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Japan arson suspect identified after blaze kills 33: NHK Japanese police have identified the man suspected to have started a fire at an animation studio that killed 33 people as Shinji Aoba, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Cambodia building collapse kills three, with many trapped under rubble A seven-story building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal Preah Sihanouk province, killing three people, seriously injuring 18 and leaving many trapped under the rubble....
19:30, 2019-06-22

West Point Accident Kills Cadet and Injures 22 Others Twenty cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
22:00, 2019-06-06

“This is crazy”: FCC kills part of San Francisco’s broadband-competition law Enlarge / Lombard Street in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Michael Lee) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to preempt part of a San Francisco ordinance that promotes broadband competition in apartment buildings and other multi-tenant structures. But it's not clear exactly wh...
00:45, 2019-07-11

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
09:30, 2019-07-19

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province. Provincial councilman Yousof Younosi says all the victims were from a single family — two children, two women and two men. The attack took place on T...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
16:15, 2019-07-11

Guatemala volcano kills 75 as ash buries entire villages The Fuego volcano in Guatemala has exploded and spewed out molten rock and ash, killing at least 75 people in the country's most violent eruption for over a century...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
13:30, 2019-06-08

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalated after his funeral on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-07-04

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said....
12:15, 2019-07-21

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Mexico Crash Kills 21 as Bus and Tractor-Trailer Collide A bus carrying members of a Catholic archdiocese struck a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on a highway between the cities of Puebla and Orizaba....
10:45, 2019-05-30

Heatwave Kills 40 In Bihar In A Day; Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 73 Heatwave killed more than 40 people in Bihar on Saturday. The state is already grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzzafurpur that has killed over 70 children this month....
08:00, 2019-06-16

Audi kills TT as it bids to emerge as a premium EV brand When it launched in 1998, the two-seat Audi TT won numerous fans but more importantly, it established Audi as a design leader. This helped differentiate it from the more handling-oriented BMW and comfort-driven Mercedes....
19:30, 2019-05-23

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government has blamed on bandits....
17:15, 2019-06-16

‘London Kills’ star Hugo Speer: I was a bad kid — now I play a cop “London Kills” won’t miss a beat when the five-episode second season of the bingey British crime drama premieres Monday on Acorn TV. “One of the best things about it was the way we shot it,” says Hugo Speer, who stars as London-based Detective Inspector David Bradford, whose wife has been miss...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
16:00, 2019-06-17

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said Sunday that the employees were in the district of Maruf conducti...
17:30, 2019-06-30

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
17:00, 2019-06-17

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
03:30, 2019-05-23

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats are calling racist....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Florida man accidentally shoots, kills woman during sex act: cops A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges, accused of accidentally and fatally shooting a woman during a sex act on Sunday, authorities said. Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman in her 20s in the upper body with his registered handgun about 12:30 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office...
12:01, 2019-06-01

Prosecutors: Father angry over cake kills 5-year-old son MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors say a Milwaukee father is accused of fatally punching his 5-year-old son because the boy ate some of the cheesecake he had gotten for Father’s Day. Travis Stackhouse is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the child’s death last Saturday. The Milwau...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 5, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and at least five others were injured....
07:45, 2019-06-10

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
17:45, 2019-07-05

Heavy rains in India's Mumbai cause wall collapse that kills 13 A wall collapsed on shanties in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic, forcing authorities to declare a public holiday....
06:30, 2019-07-02

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 months old,” the park said in a statement on Thursday....
01:01, 2019-06-07

Mom driving drunk with child in car hits, kills cyclist: cops A mom who was allegedly driving while drunk and speeding with her 4-year-old son in the back seat has been charged with killing a cyclist in Brooklyn, police said Monday. Treasure Liggins was speeding eastbound on Avenue D in Canarsie with her kid in tow when she lost control of her 2007 Infiniti G3...
21:45, 2019-06-10

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills at least 50: governor's spokesman At least 50 people were killed in Nigeria when fuel from a crashed truck that they were siphoning up caught fire, a spokesman for the governor in central Benue state said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-02

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people....
22:30, 2019-06-08

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
13:45, 2019-06-07

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
04:45, 2019-05-27

| Wall collapse kills 18 as monsoon chaos hits Mumbai At least 18 people were killed in Mumbai when a wall collapsed as the heaviest monsoon rains in a decade brought chaos to India's financial capital and surrounding areas....
17:00, 2019-07-02

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
20:15, 2019-07-08

Genetically enhanced fungus kills mosquitoes with spider venom A new weapon in the war against malaria-carrying mosquitoes has arrived just in time for summer. Researchers from the University of Maryland and the Research Institute of Health Sciences in Burkina Faso have figured out a way to genetically alter a fungus to produce deadly spider venom that kills mo...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
17:30, 2019-07-04

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
13:30, 2019-07-08

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country’s capital KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country’s capital. The state-run Kuwait News Agency and other local media quoting fire department officials say the accident took place ...
13:30, 2019-05-27

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
12:30, 2019-07-05

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 police officers onboard, the police spokesman said....
15:15, 2019-06-15

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
18:30, 2019-06-15

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said....
21:45, 2019-07-03

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials An explosion near a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday killed at least six people and wounded six more, two security officials said, without elaborating....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Bomb attack kills soldier on patrol in northwest Pakistan The Pakistani military says one of its soldiers has been killed by a gun and bomb attack during a patrol in a northwestern region near the Afghan border....
15:15, 2019-06-01

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
20:15, 2019-07-14

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefi...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Massive tornado kills 6 people, injures 190 in northeast China A tornado blew through a city in northeast China, damaging factories and buildings, killing six people and injuring another 190.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-05

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
23:00, 2019-06-02

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country's capital....
16:45, 2019-05-27

Fire kills 14 sailors on Russian top-secret navy submersible Losharik deep-sea vessel was carrying out military survey in Russian waters, say officialsRussia has revealed a fire onboard a top-secret navy submersible has left 14 sailors dead in a rare public incident involving one of the country’s most shadowy military projects.The Russian defence ministry did...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said....
06:15, 2019-07-16

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight members of the security forces and four civilians and wounded dozens, many of them students attending a nearby school.Hasan Raza Yousafi, a provincial c...
13:00, 2019-07-07

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off iTunes, the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local officials said....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Ma review – Octavia Spencer kills it in creepy exploitation thriller The Oscar winner devours her role as a lonely woman preying on a group of teenagers in a patchy yet mostly entertaining cross between Carrie and MiseryThere’s a great deal of fun to be had hanging out with Ma, a nasty yet surprisingly empathetic slab of exploitation with more than just carnage on it...
21:15, 2019-05-29

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
20:30, 2019-07-16

Dad shares meningitis B warning after infection kills daughter ‘within 36 hours’ Sara Stelzer’s life was just beginning when it was tragically cut short. At 18, Sara — a smart, loving and thoughtful girl — was a freshman at San Diego State University when, one Saturday in October of 2014, she called her parents to complain of a bad headache. Her headache soon was paired with exh...
23:45, 2019-05-24

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
17:30, 2019-06-21

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 Including 2 Cops In Pakistan A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said....
12:30, 2019-07-21

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a seven-year-old girl, officials and residents said Monday....
05:15, 2019-07-02

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Republicans to table a vote on articles of impeachment brought by the congressman Al Green of Texas.Nin...
20:45, 2019-07-18

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding two others. The official said the blast occurred Thursday afternoon in the village of Karabila, which until two years ago was controlled by the Islamic ...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Tornado Kills 3 on Eighth Anniversary of America's Deadliest Twister Eight years ago, the deadliest tornado in U.S. history wreaked havoc on the 50,000-person city of Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people. On Wednesday night, city residents had to relive the fear of that day as more than two dozen tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma and Missouri, one touching down near ...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump — the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-18

'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
02:30, 2019-07-19

"Extremely Anguished," PM Tweets Condolences After Surat Fire Kills 20 After a devastating fire killed at least 20 students in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his condolences on Twitter....
18:30, 2019-05-24

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
11:45, 2019-06-23

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
21:15, 2019-05-24

Suspected arson in Japan animation studio kills 1, 35 hurt Japanese authorities say a man burst into a famous animation production studio in Kyoto and started a fire, leaving at least one dead and 35 others injured, some critically...
07:15, 2019-07-18

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:30, 2019-07-01

Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building Firefighters struggled to quell flames in a commercial building in Gujarat state that housed a tutoring center and a gym. Video shared online showed young people jumping to escape the fire....
22:15, 2019-05-24

Taliban bombing in Afghan capital kills 1, wounds scores The Taliban have set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital...
14:30, 2019-07-01

India tuition center fire kills many teenage students Several students were seen jumping from the commercial building in the western city of Surat after it caught fire. Most of the victims were teenage girls who were studying at a tuition center in the complex....
19:45, 2019-05-25

The Morning After: Oppo's under-screen camera kills phone notches Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! The latest company to hitch a ride on Amazon Prime is eBay, promising its own deals if Amazon's site goes down. Elsewhere, Oppo is trying to make pinhole and notch phones' displays a relic o......
19:30, 2019-06-27

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven. Jan Agha, a district police official, says the bomb was apparently planted in the microphone used by the mosque leader...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Cambodian building collapse kills three, dozens feared buried Rescuers dig through debris of seven-storey beach resort tower that was under construction in SihanoukvilleAt least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early on Saturday, officials said, amid fears dozens more were left trapped in the rubble.Th...
07:30, 2019-06-22

Bombing Kills Dozens in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby Defense Ministry building....
10:45, 2019-07-01

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultimately claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her...
19:15, 2019-06-19

Media reports say fire kills 15 students in western India NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian media reports say at least 15 students have been killed in a fire that broke out in a building in the western city of Surat. The Press Trust of India news agency quoted Gujarat state Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel as saying that the students were attending a tutoring class...
16:00, 2019-05-24

73-year-old woman kills venomous cobra found in her yard NBC — Snakes and stones can’t break Granny’s bones. That’s the message one woman is sending to unwanted visitors lurking in her garden. At first glance, you’d think Great Grandma Kathy Kehoe couldn’t hurt a fly. Until Monday, when the 73-year-old saw a five-foot l...
12:45, 2019-06-28

Taliban bombing in Afghan capital kills 6, wounds scores The Taliban have set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul, killing 6 people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital...
06:00, 2019-07-02

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
14:45, 2019-05-22

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Bomb kills senior cleric during Friday prayers at Afghan mosque A bomb killed a senior Islamic preacher and wounded at least 16 devotees inside a mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, interior ministry officials said....
13:30, 2019-05-24

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the deadly virus. He describes the scene as watching people die "day after day."...
13:15, 2019-07-04

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounded more than 180, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were traveling in was involved in an accident. The woman w...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Falling tree branch kills 3-year-old girl at New Jersey campsite A family camping trip turned deadly in New Jersey when a tree branch fell on a tent — and killed a 3-year-old Bronx girl, according to a report Monday. The freak accident struck at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground at Tall Pines in Elmer at 2 p.m. Saturday, when the branch hit little Elly...
23:30, 2019-07-08

Instagram date kills NY teen, posts photos of corpse online NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday. The gory pictures were redistributed widely, including by online posters who ...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Crash Kills 4 Members of Church Choir en Route to Revival Meeting “Going for revivals is kind of the norm for country churches,” said a choir member from Shiloh Baptist Church who was traveling in another car to the meeting....
05:15, 2019-05-30

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC News that he has been in contact with the US embassy ...
03:30, 2019-06-05

25 Memphis police hurt after U.S. Marshals task force kills fugitive At least 25 Memphis police officers were injured late Wednesday during a tense standoff after a task force killed a wanted man during a public confrontation, authorities said....
16:45, 2019-06-13

Bomb in Afghan mosque kills senior cleric during Friday prayers A bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during Friday prayers, officials said, killing three people including a senior preacher and wounding at least 20 men who had gathered for worship....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Google kills its Twitch killer—the YouTube Gaming app shuts down this week Enlarge YouTube Gaming is more or less shutting down this week. Google launched the standalone YouTube gaming vertical almost four years ago as a response to Amazon's purchase of Twitch, and on May 30, Google will shut down the standalone YouTube Gaming app and the standalone gaming.youtube.com w...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Pakistan PM hits out at poor railways as crash kills 11, injures dozens A passenger train crashed into a stationary freight train in Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 people and injuring more than 60 under overturned carriages, police said, with the prime minister blaming aging, poorly maintained rail infrastructure....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
19:01, 2019-05-28

West Point military vehicle accident kills a cadet, injures 22 A tactical vehicle flipped over on Thursday in a training area near the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, killing at least one cadet and injuring nearly two dozen cadets and active-duty soldiers, the academy said....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Hawaii plane crash kills all 9 aboard small craft, officials say Nine people died when a small, twin-engine aircraft used by skydivers crashed Friday evening near Dillingham Airfield in Mokuleia on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, officials said....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “redistributed to their respective individual asset w...
10:30, 2019-07-19

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
04:30, 2019-07-04

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Pete Buttigieg criticized at town hall meeting after cop kills black man Buttigieg left the campaign trail for several days to deal with the reaction to the shooting, holding a late night news conference, meeting with the family of the man killed and addressing a protest rally where he was heckled by some in the crowd....
03:45, 2019-06-24

Somalia Attack Claimed by Shabab Kills 10, Including Canadian Journalist At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said....
07:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:15, 2019-05-26

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
09:45, 2019-06-10

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan-officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said....
14:15, 2019-06-30

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
04:30, 2019-05-27

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arctic terns, puffins, guillemots and shags, all suff...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Child suicide bomber kills at least 9, wounds more than a dozen at Afghanistan wedding As U.S. officials continue in Qatar to negotiate a peace agreement with the Taliban that would bring an end to the stalemate 18-year conflict – miles away in Afghanistan itself – bombings and bloodshed still define daily life....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Helicopter crash atop foggy Manhattan skyscraper kills pilot A helicopter crashed onto the fog-shrouded roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on Monday, killing the pilot and unnerving a city still scarred by memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, airplane attacks on the World Trade Center....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative sense."...
21:45, 2019-07-16

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police officers near Somali border Blast claimed by Islamist insurgents follows attack in Mogadishu that killed eightA roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a Kenyan police spokesman has said.Separately, another blast in Somalia’s capital...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution Nineteen people have died from consuming alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol in Costa Rica, where the Ministry of Health issued a national alert....
21:00, 2019-07-21

Apartment fire kills baby, injures 5 kids while moms were at nightclub An early morning fire on Sunday killed an eight-month-old baby and injured five small children in Tennessee, while their mothers were at a nightclub, investigators said. The mothers, ages 25 and 23, went to the club on Saturday night and police were trying to determine if a babysitter was hired to w...
00:30, 2019-07-09

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
22:15, 2019-06-15

Police: City worker kills 12 in Virginia Beach; suspect dead VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a longtime city employee wielding a .45-caliber handgun with a suppressor fatally shot 12 people on three floors of a municipal building in Virginia Beach before police shot him. Four other people were wounded in Friday’s shooting, including a police ...
08:00, 2019-06-01