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SAD: Malaysian boy dies after beating by school staff

SAD: Malaysian boy dies after beating by school staff

A Malaysian schoolboy whose legs were amputated after allegedly being beaten by a staff member has died in hospital, local media report. The 11-year-old boy was among children beaten with a water hose by the assistant warden at a private Islamic school in Johor state, police say. Excerpts from the boy’s diary, published in Malaysian […]

Brazil indigenous groups clash with police

Brazil indigenous groups clash with police

Members of indigenous groups clashed with riot police in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, on Tuesday. Thousands gathered in front of the Congress building to demand more land rights and protest against the encroachment of their land by loggers and farmers. Campaigners say 13 indigenous people died in land conflicts last year. Police said they had […]

SHOCKING: Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live

SHOCKING: Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on Monday, reportedly after an argument with his wife. Facebook sent condolences to the family for the “appalling” incident and said […]

Nigeria: More than 30 Manchester United killed while watching game

Nigeria: More than 30 Manchester United killed while watching game

More than 30 supporters are feared to have died after a cable fell on them while they were taking in the Red Devils’ Europa League tie on Thursday. Manchester United have expressed their sorrow at learning that a number of supporters were electrocuted in Nigeria while watching their Europa League game with Anderlecht. The supporters […]

SHOCKING: Football fan pushed to his death in Argentina

SHOCKING: Football fan pushed to his death in Argentina

An Argentine football fan died Monday after being pushed from a stand at a derby match by an angry crowd who thought he was a rival supporter, officials said. Emanuel Balbo, 22, fell five meters (17 feet) at his football team Belgrano’s stadium in the northern city of Cordoba on Saturday, video images showed. He […]

US Facebook killer commits suicide

US Facebook killer commits suicide

The man wanted for shooting dead a 74-year-old man and posting video of the heinous act to Facebook has committed suicide. A tip came in shortly after 11am Tuesday that a car matching the description of Steve Stephens’ white Ford Fusion was parked outside a McDonald’s near Erie, Pennsylvania, Cleveland, Ohio Police Chief Calvin Williams […]

6 mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt

6 mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered six mummies, colourful wooden coffins and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the southern city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said Tuesday. The tomb, discovered in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis near the famed Valley of the Kings, belonged to a nobleman who worked as the city […]

World’s oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

World’s oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

An Italian doctor says Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person, has died in her home in northern Italy. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by telephone that Morano’s caretaker called him to say the woman had passed away Saturday afternoon while sitting in an armchair in her home in Verbania, a town […]

North Korea ready for nuclear attack

North Korea ready for nuclear attack

North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks”. The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation current leader Kim […]

Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions

Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions

Three explosions have hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to their home Champions League quarter-final match against Monaco. In a news conference, the head of Dortmund police said it was a targeted attack on the team. Player Marc Bartra underwent an operation after breaking a bone in his wrist. No other players […]

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