Russia says plane in Egypt's Sinai brought down by bomb
The Russian intelligence service says that a Metrojet airliner that went down over Egypt's Sinai peninsula in October was brought down by a bomb, according to Al Jazeera. The Russian Security Service (FSB) said on ...
Strong earthquake hits western Greece
A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Greece's Ionian Islands, causing no casualties or damage according to preliminary reports, police have said ...
China landslide: Search for survivors continues as death toll reaches 25
More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 25 people, according to BBC ...
France to observe minute's silence for victims
France will fall silent for one minute today in remembrance of 129 people murdered by gunmen in Paris at the weekend, according to Sky News ...
Death toll in east China landslide rises to 16
The death toll from an east China landslide has risen to 16, with 21 people still missing, according to Xinhua. Only one person has been rescued so far after the landslide hit a village in Zhejiang Province Friday night. ...
At least 10 killed as French high-speed train derails & catches fire near Strasbourg
At least 10 people have been killed and 32 injured as a train derailed and caught fire in Eckwersheim near Strasbourg in France, according to Russia Today. A high-speed TGV train derailed in Eckwersheim in the Bas-Rhin department of Alsace in northeastern France mid-afternoon on ...
Turkish Airlines cancels all flights to France
Turkish Airlines has cancelled all flights to France after Paris was hit by a series of deadly terrorist attacks on Friday night. According to the Turkish media, all flights to France were canceled until November 21. ...
Death toll in Paris terror attacks stands at 129, another 352 wounded - Paris prosecutor
Death toll in the terror attacks that rocked the French capital on Friday night has climbed to 129, another 352 people are wounded, with 99 out of them being in a critical condition, the French capital’s prosecutor Francois Molins said, according to TASS. ...
American Airlines delays Paris flights; United operates as planned
American Airlines Group, the world's biggest carrier by passenger traffic, said on Friday it was delaying flights to Paris in response to the explosions and shooting attacks there, even though French airports remained open, according to Reuters ...
Apple boss: Next generation of children 'will not know what money is'
The next generation of children born in Britain "will not know what money is", the boss of Apple has predicted, according to Telegraph. Tim Cook, the chief executive of technology giant, forecast the death ...
Obesity still rising among US adults, women overtake men
Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows, according to ABC News. ...
Antonio Banderas to be honorary president of Miami Fashion Week
Spanish actor, director and producer Antonio Banderas will be the new honorary president of Miami Fashion Week, organizers announced Thursday, according to EFE Agency. ...
EgyptAir barred from flying to Russia
Russia has banned EgyptAir from flying to the country, one of Moscow's airports and the company said Friday, with Russian flights between the two already suspended following the Sinai plane crash, according to Dailymail ...
China condemns terrorist attacks in Paris
“China strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 140 people and wounded many others on Friday night,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said, according to Xinhua. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency soon after the attacks ...
Over 150 killed as Paris rocked by coordinated shootings, explosions
A series of apparently coordinated attacks have rocked central Paris, resulting in at least 150 deaths. Aside from several separate shootings, police also confirmed explosions near a Paris stadium, and a now resolved hostage situation, according to Russia Today. ...
Timer bomb possible cause of Russian A321 plane crash in Egypt
The Russian Airbus A321 plane crash could have occurred because a timed bomb was planted near the aircraft’s fuel line, media reports suggest. Investigators have uncovered intelligence about a "two-hour timer," although it is not clear whether physical evidence to the effect has ...
Putin says Turkish Stream requires elaboration
Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project is not slowing down and goes in line with Russia’s and Turkey’s interests but it requires elaboration, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Interfax and Anadolu news agencies ...
Ukrainian helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6
A Ukrainian civilian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people, a Slovak interior ministry spokesman said on Friday, according to Reuters. The helicopter crashed near Slovakia's border with Ukraine, the spokesman said ...
Isis claims responsibility as suicide bombers kill dozens in Beirut
Dozens of people have been killed in Lebanon's worst terrorist attack this year after a double suicide bombing in south Beirut upended a fragile peace, according to The Guardian. The health ministry said 43 people had died and 239 ...