2 New York police officers shot during domestic violence call, suspected shooter dead – National

Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer on Tuesday after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a domestic violence call at his home, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said. Rondell Goppy, 41, walked into his Queens home and started shooting around 12:45 p.m., just […]

5 dead after mass prison break in Lebanon leads to police chase – National

Nearly 70 inmates broke out of a prison in Lebanon Saturday after smashing their cell doors and attacking prison guards, police said. According to a police statement, five of the escaped inmates died when a car they stole while fleeing crashed into a tree during an ensuing police chase. The mass prison break involving […]

At least 3 dead, 11 wounded after mortar shells strike parts of Afghan capital – National

Over a dozen mortar shells slammed into different parts of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least three people and wounding 11 others, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. Heath Ministry officials put the death toll at five with 25 injured. There was no immediate explanation for the discrepancy in figures. Read more: 18 […]

7 dead, 11 injured after fire breaks out at Hong Kong apartment building – National

Hong Kong authorities said a fire at an apartment building in a crowded residential district has killed at least seven people and injured another 11. The blaze occurred Sunday night in Yau Ma Tei, a usually bustling area in Kowloon packed with old apartment blocks, shops and businesses. The fire broke out in what […]

10 dead after fire breaks out in Romanian COVID-19 intensive care unit – National

BUCHAREST, Romania — A fire at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients in northeastern Romania killed 10 people Saturday and injured 10 others, seven of them critically, officials said. The blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for COVID-19 patients at the public hospital in the city of Piatra Neamt, local Emergency Situations Inspectorate […]

France marks 5 years since deadly Paris attacks that left 130 dead – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 13, 2020 9:59 am     Updated November 13, 2020 11:47 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ In silence and mourning, France marked five years […]

Italy: Video of dead man in hospital lavatory spotlights coronavirus crisis – National

The health crisis in Italy‘s third-largest city, Naples, is out of control, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday after a video was posted on social media showing a corpse sprawled in a hospital lavatory. The unidentified man was a suspected coronavirus sufferer who had been waiting for a test in a packed, […]

Hurricane Eta: At least 100 believed dead in Guatemala landslide – National

Guatemalan search brigades pulled the first bodies Friday from a massive rain-fuelled landslide where at least 100 people are believed to be entombed, as the remains of Hurricane Eta moved across Caribbean waters, strengthening en route to Cuba. Governments worked to tally the displaced and dead, and recover bodies from landslides and flooding caused […]

12 dead after powerful blast, fire at India warehouse – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 4, 2020 12:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A major fire and a powerful blast Wednesday rocked a cotton factory warehouse storing chemicals in western India and killed […]

At least 2 dead, multiple injured after shots fired near Vienna synagogue: officials – National

Gunmen opened fire on people enjoying a last night out at Vienna’s cafes and restaurants before a coronavirus lockdown Monday in what authorities said was a terrorist attack that left at least two dead — including one of the assailants — and 15 wounded. “We are victims of a despicable terror attack in the […]