Cameroon Train Derails; At Least 55 Dead, Hundreds Injured

Cameroon Train Derails

Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon’s two largest cities, killing at least 55 and injuring 575, the government said in a communique read on state television. The Camrail inter-city train was travelling from the capital, Yaounde, to the port city of Douala More...

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By Desk of Editor On Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Surge In Brits Moving Abroad, But Where Are They All Going?

Over in Britain, things have been a little controversial recently. Back in June, the country voted to leave the EU. And the final polling revealed that the country was practically split down the middle. 48 percent More...

Typhoon Hits Japan
By Graham Moore On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

At Least 9 Dead As Typhoon Hits Northern Japan

Nine elderly people were killed when their nursing home flooded in northern Japan after Typhoon Lionrock dumped heavy rains on the area. Japanese broadcaster NHK, quoting Japanese police, said nine bodies were More...

159 Dead In Italy Earthquake
By Graham Moore On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

At Least 159 Dead In Italy Earthquake As Towns Turned To Ruins

At least 159 people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy, reducing ancient towns to rubble. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the epicentre More...

Russia Sends New Air Missiles
By Graham Moore On Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Ukraine Crimea: Russia Sends New Air Defence Missiles

The Russian military has announced the delivery of new air defence missiles to Crimea, in a move scheduled before the latest tension with Ukraine. The S-400 Triumph missile systems were earmarked for troops in More...

australian mining
By Desk of Editor On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Australia’s Mining Industry Slowly Starts to Recover

The mining industry in Australia, like many others, has had a tough time in recent years. Although things are beginning to look up, it is not yet out of the woods. Things are still difficult, and both the mining More...

Emirates plane crash
By Graham Moore On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Emirates Plane Crash-Lands At Dubai Airport

An Emirates plane has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport and caught fire. All 300 people on board were able to escape from the burning aircraft, but a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze. The Boeing More...

North Korea fires ballistic missile
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Japanese Waters

North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile which travelled 1,000km (620 miles) before landing in Japanese waters, the South and Japan say. The missile was launched off the North’s east coast early on More...

Japan knife attack
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Japan Knife Attack: 19 Killed At Care Centre in Sagamihara

Nineteen residents have been killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in Japan. Such attacks are extremely rare in Japan – the incident in Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, is More...

Tiger Mauls woman 2016
By Graham Moore On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Tiger Mauls Woman To Death At Beijing Park

A woman was mauled to death and another was seriously injured when they were attacked by Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing. The pair reportedly got into an argument while driving round Beijing Badaling More...