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Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed

[caption id="attachment_17897" align="alignright" width="570"]car-bomb-yemen.jpg-ns People check a car damaged by a car bomb attack near a mosque in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 7, 2015, Photo: Reuters[/caption] Two deadly car bombs hit the capital Sanaa and a southern city in Yemen on Tuesday, state news agency Saba reported, a day after air strike and clashes killed almost 200 people nationwide. Islamic State in Yemen claimed responsibility in a statement posted online for the Sanaa attack, latest in a string of recent actions by the hardlin...

28 killed in Darjeeling landslides

At least 28 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rain in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong sub-divisions of Darjeeling district in West Bengal last night. Most of the bodies of the victims were recovered while the rescue operation continues, reports BSS. darjilling landslideAn officer of Shashatra Seema Bal (SSB) told reporters today that the landslides have caused extensive damage to national highways disrupting road communications and telecommunication between Darjeeling and Sikkim. Twenty ...

Indonesia plane crash kills 116

At least 116 people were killed yesterday when an Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a major city shortly after take-off and exploded in a fireball, officials said. [caption id="attachment_17546" align="alignleft" width="300"]plane_0 Indonesian rescue personnel work at the scene of an Indonesian military C-130 Hercules aircraft crash in Medan yesterday. An Indonesian military transport plane crashed shortly after take-off in a city on Sumatra island, exploding in a ball of flames in a residential area. Photo: AFP[/caption] Buildings wer...

Deadly attack on tourist beach in Tunisia

At least 27 people have been killed in an attack on a tourist hotel in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, according to the interior ministry. bbc_mapAt least one gunman has been shot dead and another is being pursued, officials say. Sousse is a popular tourist destination. Tunisia has been on high alert since March when militants killed 22 people, mainly foreign tourists, in an attack on a museum in the capital Tunis. The interior ministry told the BBC “a terrorist attack” was ongoing.

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US raises cyber concerns with China

President Barack Obama has raised continuing US concerns over China’s cyber activities, as two days of talks between the two nations came to an end. He urged China to act in order to reduce tensions, the White House said. us-chinaThe US has in the past accused China of being involved in hacking government and commercial computer systems. Earlier this month, the Chinese were blamed for a security breach involving the records of four million past and present US federal employees. Speaking in Washington at the end of the talks, US Secre...

Man kills three in Austria

At least three people have been killed, with a child reportedly among the dead, and 50 injured after a man drove deliberately straight through a crowd of shoppers in Graz, Austria, before getting out and stabbing bystanders with a knife. The man is believed to have crashed his SUV at speed into the crowd of people on purpose, sending several shoppers flying into the windshield, before getting out and stabbing bystanders with a knife. [caption id="attachment_17140" align="alignleft" width="300"]Police-investigato_3348263b