Train collision in Italy leaves twenty dead, dozens injured

Twenty people died and dozens were injured on Tuesday when two passenger trains collided at high speed in southern Italy, sending debris flying into surrounding olive groves. Three carriages were torn apart by the violence of the impact after the two trains hit each other head-on as they traveled down the same stretch of track… Read More Train collision in Italy leaves twenty dead, dozens injured

International tribunal to give verdict on South China sea sovereignty

An international tribunal will hand down a landmark ruling Tuesday in a case that will have major implications for one the world’s biggest geopolitical flashpoints which is the South China Sea. With the Philippines and China at loggerheads over Beijing’s claims of sovereignty over large swathes of the South China Sea, Manila took its fight… Read More International tribunal to give verdict on South China sea sovereignty

Two police officers shot dead in Michigan courthouse

Two bailiffs were shot dead during a scuffle with a prisoner turned gunman inside a southwest Michigan courthouse on Monday that also wounded two people before police officers killed the shooter, a county sheriff said. Larry Darnell Gordon, 44, fatally shot bailiffs identified as Joseph Zangaro, a retired Michigan state police lieutenant, and Ron Kienzle,… Read More Two police officers shot dead in Michigan courthouse

Algerian journalist jailed for insulting President

Algerian journalist and blogger, Mohamed Tamalt was sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay a fine for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a defence lawyer said on Monday. Tamalt’s lawyer, Amine Sidhoum, told AFP that he would lodge an appeal against the prison sentence and the fine of 200,000 dinars ($1,800, 1,630 euros).… Read More Algerian journalist jailed for insulting President