Shooting at Iowa charter school leaves two students dead, injures one employee

A school shooting was reported from a charter school in Des Moines, Iowa, where two students died and an employee was injured following a “targeted” shooting, police said. Police responded to a report of a shooting at Starts Right Here, which runs a program for at-risk youths. Upon reaching the scene, they found three people wounded, […]

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Two shootings in California, one at an Iowa school, leave nine dead: Reports

Two shootings in California, one at an Iowa school, leave nine dead: Two shootings in Half Moon Bay in northern California has left seven people dead and one critically injured, according to media reports from the US. San Mateo County Sheriff said on Twitter it was dealing with an incident. “The Sheriff’s Office is responding […]

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Top 10 world news: 10 dead in Lunar New Year shooting near Los Angeles, suspect at large, and more

At least 10 people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a mass shooting in a predominantly Asian city in southern California, police said on Sunday (January 22), with the suspect still at large. In Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, a building collapsed on Sunday killing 16 people, including children. As per the state […]

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Two attacks by militants kill 18 people in Burkina Faso, claims security sources

At least 18 people were killed, which included 16 supporters of the army,  in the two attacks suspected to have been carried out by militants in north and northwest regions of Burkina Faso, stated security sources on Friday. The two attacks took place in Burkina Faso on Thursday. The attacks were the latest to target […]

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One dead, over 60 injured in a horror stadium stampede in Iraq

A stampede near Jaza’a Al Nakhla Stadium in the southern Iraqi city of Basra ahead of a football match killed one, leaving over 60 injured, according to an AFP report.  The stampede took place hours ahead of the Gulf Cup final between Iraq and Oman. Thousands of supporters had gathered without tickets outside the stadium attempting to gain […]

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Ukraine’s interior minister among 18 dead in chopper crash outside Kyiv

A helicopter crash near a kindergarten outside Kyiv has reportedly killed 18 people, including three children, the police said. Ukraine’s interior minister, his deputy and another official were among those killed. Twenty two people have been hospitalized, including 10 children. Unverified footage circulating on social media showed what appeared to be the charred remains of […]

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Who was Mursal Nabizada, the first of former Afghan MPs shot dead in Kabul?

After US soldiers evicted the war-torn country, many people made the decision to flee Afghanistan to save their lives. Everyone heard distressing cries for help coming from Afghanistan after the Taliban overthrew Hamid Karzai’s administration in Kabul. Some former lawmakers and women’s rights activists chose to stay in Afghanistan while others fled the country in […]

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Folk singer Nira Chhantyal among 68 passengers killed in tragic Nepal plane crash

Nepal’s folk singer Nira Chhantyal died along with 67 other passengers in the tragic plane crash that took place near Pokhara International Airport on Sunday.  The sad news of her demise was confirmed by her sister Heera Chantyal Sherchan. Chhantyal was headed to Pokhara to attend an event which was being organised to mark the […]

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Clash between rebel groups in Colombia leave 10 dead, claims human rights official

A recent clash between the armed rebel groups in Colombia near the Venezuelan border claimed the lives of at least 10 people, a Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. As per AFP, a researcher with the international rights group, Juan Pappier, on his Twitter wrote, “The information we have received reports at least 10 deaths in the […]

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US: One snowmobiler dead, another missing after avalanche in Colorado

One snowmobiler died while another one is missing after an avalanche on the Corona Pass near the Town of Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado on Saturday (January 7). As per a statement issued by the sheriff’s office, initial reports said that two snowmobilers were buried in the avalanche. “Emergency responders with the assistance of […]

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