One dead, several injured following bomb attacks on buses in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq’s oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said. The two devices exploded as the buses drove through the city center around 7 p.m. (1600 GMT), police sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Iraq’s… Read More One dead, several injured following bomb attacks on buses in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Dozens killed following collapse of Glencore mine in Congo

At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said. The accident occurred in the KOV open-pit mine at the Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) concession, in which Glencore subsidiary Katanga Mining owns a 75% stake, said Richard… Read More Dozens killed following collapse of Glencore mine in Congo

One dead, several injured following double suicide bomb attacks in Tunisia

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Thursday evening. The attacks came months before an election and at… Read More One dead, several injured following double suicide bomb attacks in Tunisia