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Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen allegedly kill 82 mourners in Sanaa

Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen allegedly kill 82 mourners in Sanaa

At least 82 people were killed and 534 were wounded in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa by Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes as per a statement from the Houthi-run government’s acting health minister Ghazi Ismail. The Saudi-led coalition airstrike allegedly targeted a funeral hall. However, the coalition air command denied any role in the killings. It was the southern part […]

Weakened Hurricane Matthew heads towards southeastern US after killing 900 in Haiti

Weakened Hurricane Matthew heads towards southeastern US after killing 900 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew weakened significantly as it was closing in towards North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia states in southeastern United States. Having killed close to 900 people in Haiti, the destructive hurricane was still strong enough to cause massive flooding and power outages after its entry into the US. Hurricane Matthew fell down to a […]

ISIS recaptures villages from Syrian rebels along Turkish border

ISIS recaptures villages from Syrian rebels along Turkish border

In a counter attack near the Turkish border, Islamic State militants succeeded in recapturing several villages in northern Aleppo that were in control of the Syrian rebels – the Free Syrian Army. The foreign-backed Syrian insurgents were forced to retreat following ISIS attack as reported in the Reuters. Syrian rebels were closing in towards the […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 winner is Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 winner is Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been named as the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 winner for his efforts to end a long civil war in the South American nation. More than 220,000 people have been killed so far in a civil war that has gripped Colombia for over five decades. Ironically, the Nobel Peace Prize […]

Hurricane Matthew heads towards Cuba after devastating Haiti

Hurricane Matthew heads towards Cuba after devastating Haiti

Hurricane Matthew has killed atleast seven people while damaging a number of houses, schools and churches after making a landfall into Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The Caribbean storm of category 4 is moving towards Cuba and the US eastern seaboard to hit Florida by Thursday as a strong hurricane. It made a […]

Yoshinori Ohsumi is Nobel Prize 2016 winner in medicine for autophagy study

Yoshinori Ohsumi is Nobel Prize 2016 winner in medicine for autophagy study

Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi has been named as the Nobel Prize 2016 winner in medicine for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy – that is on how cells break down and recycle their content. The 71-year-old Japanese cell biologist from the Tokyo Institute of Technology will receive the prestigious 8 million Swedish kronor award worth £718,000 […]

New Jersey train accident : Train crashes into station, kills one and injures more than 100

New Jersey train accident : Train crashes into station, kills one and injures more than 100

A passenger train crashed into a busy train station in Hoboken, 7 miles outside New York City on Thursday morning leaving more than 108 injured and one dead. Quite a lot of injuries are said to be critical which could raise the death toll in the New Jersey train accident. The commuter train Path Train […]

Dutch-led investigation team points fingers at Russia in MH17 plane explosion

Dutch-led investigation team points fingers at Russia in MH17 plane explosion

A joint investigation team led by The Netherlands had indirectly accused Russia for exploding Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 a.k.a. MH17 mid-air in July 17 in the eastern Ukraine region. The passenger flight had 298 people on board. As many as 196 Dutch citizens were also killed after a missile hit the Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Airlines […]

Ticket cost to visit Mars only $200,000; 100 tickets up for grabs

Ticket cost to visit Mars only $200,000; 100 tickets up for grabs

Private spaceflight company SpaceX founder Elon Musk revealed his vision of setting up a human colony on Mars from people who all can afford a ticket price of $200,000. If you can afford to spend just $200,000, then you can go and be part of the first ever human colony on the Red Planet – […]

Several injured in shooting near Houston strip mall

Several injured in shooting near Houston strip mall

In another series of gun attacks in and around shopping malls in the US, today it was Houston, Texas’ turn to bore the brunt of another psychopath. At least six people were injured near a shopping center in southwest Houston in the shooting before the miscreant was shot dead by the police. Situation of the injured […]


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