11 dead after Mali separatists launch central region attack

Members of a coalition of separatist groups have attacked a town in central Mali, killing 11 people and moving violence farther south after a cease-fire was broken last week, a spokesman and the government said.

US pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China

An American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China, state media reported.

TCS engineer shot dead in Noida

A 27-year-old software engineer, Ankit Chauhan, working with TCS was shot dead in his SUV at Noida's Sector 76 on Monday evening.

Athletes killed as bus, lorry collide in Morocco

A severe accident took place involving a moving bus and a lorry on Friday. The accident was a result of a head-on collision between the bus and lorry and reports suggest that it has killed 31 people, many of them young athletes.

AS Roma vs Napoli: Lawyer hits out as banners taunt dead fan`s mother
AS Roma vs Napoli: Lawyer hits out as banners taunt dead fan`s mother

A lawyer for the family of a Napoli fan shot and killed by a Roma `ultra` supporter last year has called for action to be taken after "insulting and offensive banners" were displayed by Giallorossi fans in the Serie A sides` clash on Saturday.

Police: 2 hostage takers in Istanbul killed, hostage wounded

Two members of a banned leftist group who had held a prosecutor hostage in his office inside a courthouse in Istanbul were killed today in a shootout with police that left their captive seriously wounded, police said.

At least 62 children killed in Yemen in past week: UNICEF

At least 62 children have been killed and 30 injured in Yemen during fighting over the past week, the UN children`s agency UNICEF said Tuesday.

Red Cross worker killed in attack on aid truck in Mali: ICRC

An international Red Cross worker was killed and a local colleague injured when the aid truck they were driving was attacked in northern Mali on Monday, the organisation said in a statement.

9 killed in road mishap in UP

At least nine people, including two minors and five women, were killed in the wee hours today when a truck and a tractor collided with each other at Moth town in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district.

German, British skiers killed in Swiss avalanches

Two skiers, a German and a British national, have been killed in avalanches in Switzerland, police said on Saturday.

CPI-M cadre killed in clash in West Bengal

A CPI-M cadre was killed and four others were injured in a clash between CPI-M and Trinamool Congress supporters at Bhatar in Burdwan district, police said today.

Woman killed by mob in Kabul was innocent: Investigator

A woman killed by an angry mob in front of police in the Afghan capital last week for allegedly burning a copy of Islam`s holy book was wrongly accused, Afghanistan`s top criminal investigator said on Sunday.

Tunisian Army kills two Islamist militants near Algerian border

Tunisian police killed two Islamist militants during clashes near the Algerian border, where the military has been targeted previously in ambushes, the army said on Wednesday.

Police officer killed, reporter stabbed at Nigeria election rally

Explosion and gunfire rocked an election rally in southern Nigeria`s Rivers state on Tuesday, killing one police officer and injuring four others while a reporter covering the event was stabbed.

'60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in car crash

TV news programme '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon has died in a car accident. He was 73.

Rapper killed in Oakland shooting

Rapper The Jacka was killed in a shooting which happened in East Oakland earlier this week.

Suge Knight charged with murder in hit-and-run case
Suge Knight charged with murder in hit-and-run case

American rap mogul Suge Knight has been charged with a murder in the death of his friend Terry Carter after Knight ran him over in Compton, it has been revealed.

Two BNP activists killed in clashes with rivals in Bangladesh

Two members of the opposition BNP were shot dead today in clashes with the ruling Awami League supporters, prompting authorities to call out paramilitary forces to control the situation on the first anniversary of the controversial elections boycotted by the opposition.

Road accident claims nine lives in Kenya

At least nine people were killed in a road accident involving a minibus and a truck in eastern Kenya`s Embu county Thursday, Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said.

Yemen suicide bomber kills 33 at Shiite celebration

A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people in central Yemen on Wednesday when he blew himself up at a celebration by Shiite militia supporters, medics said.