At least two people were killed and more than two dozen injured by a blast during Friday prayers at a mosque in Quetta, officials said. Police chief Abdur Razzaq Cheema said the explosion – the latest violence in a string of attacks in restive Baluchistan province
A fleet of energy-guzzling luxury yachts and private planes, kilos of gourmet food dumped, limousines driving stars just a few hundred metres: for environmentalists, the Cannes film festival is just “one big mess”.
Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has urged European politicians to focus on a climate crisis instead of “bickering”, as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions.
SpaceX has launched a rocket carrying the first 60 satellites of its “Starlink” constellation, which is intended to provide Internet from space in an array that could one day contain over 12,000 orbiting transponders.
Scandal-plagued South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma said yesterday he is so broke he has had to sell clothes to raise legal fees to fight a corruption case. Facing corruption charges for a case dating back to the 1990s, Zuma, 77, was in court this week seeking a permanent stay of prosecution.
Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world’s highest mountain in this year’s climbing season, Nepali officials said yesterday.
Tens of thousands of pupils have skipped school in Australia and New Zealand yesterday to kick off the second wave of global school strikes demanding action on climate change. Thousands of schoolchildren and adults took over the streets of Melbourne to pressure the government to take strong action