At least 12 people were killed and nearly 140 others injured when a gas line explosion ripped through a residential compound in central China's Hubei province on Sunday, local officials said.
Malaysia on Sunday deported a leading figure in conspiracy circles who is wanted in France over the kidnapping of an eight-year-old girl, sources told AFP.
G7 leaders were on Sunday urged to take urgent action to secure the future of the planet, as they finalised new conservation and emissions targets to curb climate change, and wrapped up a three-day summit where revived Western unity has been on show.
It sounds like a real-life take on Pinocchio — a US lobster fisherman says he was scooped into the mouth of a humpback whale Friday and yet lived to tell the story.
Algeria held parliamentary elections yesterday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but even by mid afternoon few people had voted.
The city of London, Ontario, paid homage yesterday to a Muslim family deliberately mowed down by the driver of a pick-up truck, in an attack that has shocked Canadians and which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denounced as “terrorist.”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave yesterday his strongest hint yet that a plan to lift all coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions would be delayed, due to concern over the spread of a new variant.
US First Lady Jill Biden revealed yesterday that she owned a white surfboard with a big butterfly on it as she met with a group of British military veterans and first responders who take to the sea to recover from the stresses of life.
Queen Elizabeth viewed a scaled-down military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday yesterday, her first since the death of her husband Prince Philip two months ago.