At least 125 people died at an Indonesian football stadium when thousands of angry home fans invaded the pitch and police responded with tear gas that triggered a stampede, authorities said Sunday.
Twenty-six people died and more than 20 others were injured after a tractor trolley overturned in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India.
More penguins have died from avian flu at the colony at Cape Town’s Boulders beach, a popular tourist attraction and an important breeding site in South Africa, raising concerns for the species and for other seabirds.
Protesters rallied in London and elsewhere around Britain yesterday over the cost-of-living crisis, as the ruling Conservatives geared up for their annual conference insisting their debt-fuelled tax-slashing plans were “credible”.
Hundreds of devotees flocked to temples and staged processions to celebrate the annual vegetarian festival this week on the island of Phuket in southern Thailand, being held for the first time after the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic eased.
Florida, North and South Carolina faced a massive clean-up yesterday from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ian, after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the US mainland caused tens of billions of dollars in damage and killed dozens.
Brazilian leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva maintains a solid lead going into today’s presidential race against far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and is within sight of an outright victory, a fresh poll showed yesterday.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss heads to her Conservative Party conference next week with a packed diary of “meet and greets” to try to win over lawmakers angry over an economic plan that triggered market chaos and badly eroded support.
Nato yesterday condemned Russia’s annexation of four more regions of Ukraine and warned Moscow of “severe consequences” if it uses nuclear weapons in its war against Kyiv.
At least 12 sailors on a Chinese-flagged cargo ship have died of suspected food poisoning off Vietnam's southern coast, a government official said on Friday.
Chinese regulators have approved the country's first domestically produced large passenger jet, local media said, with Beijing hoping the plane will challenge foreign models such as the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320
A passenger on board a Myanmar domestic flight was shot in the face Friday when rebels opened fire on the plane as it landed, the country's military junta said.