• Brazil prison riots leave dozens dead
Brazil prison riots leave dozens dead.
3 Jan, 2017. \\ World News.

A riot in an overcrowded prison in northern Brazil has left at least 56 inmates dead, many of them decapitated, officials say.   The riot erupted on Sunday afternoon and lasted for 17 hours in ...

  • Istanbul: Hunt underway for gunman killed 39 people including 2 Indian
Istanbul: Hunt underway for gunman killed 39 people including 2 Indian.
2 Jan, 2017. \\ World News.

The manhunt continues for a gunman who killed 39 people including 2 Indians in an Istanbul nightclub as country marked the start of the new year in Turkey. The unknown assailant opened fire at Reina n......

  • 39 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack
39 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack.
1 Jan, 2017. \\ World News.

 At least 39 people were killed and dozens more were wounded when a single gunman attacked a crowded Istanbul nightclub about an hour after midnight on New Year’s Day.   Turkish auth...

  • Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes Chile, tsunami warning issued
Magnitude 7.7 quake strikes Chile, tsunami warning issued.
26 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming regio......

  •  British singer George Michael dies at 53
British singer George Michael dies at 53.
26 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

British singer George Michael who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and continued his success as a solo performer, has died at the age of 53 at home in Goring, Oxfordshire.    Mi...

  • Russian military plane carrying 91 crashes; debris found in Black Sea
Russian military plane carrying 91 crashes; debris found in Black Sea.
25 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

A Russian military plane carrying 91 people on board has crashed. According to AFP news agency, a rescue team has found the debris from the plane in the Black Sea. The plane had disappeared from radar......

  • Libyan plane hijackers surrender, all passengers freed
Libyan plane hijackers surrender, all passengers freed.
24 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

All passengers on board an Afriqiyah Airways flight which has been hijacked from Libya and diverted to Malta where it landed earlier today, have been freed. The hijackers, reportedly, are now negotiat...

  • Libya hijack: Plane carrying 118 diverted to Malta
Libya hijack: Plane carrying 118 diverted to Malta.
23 Dec, 2016. \\ World News.

An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta where it landed on Friday.   Two hijackers had threatened to blow up the Airbus A320, which had 118 people aboard. ......