WORLD NEWS

One dead, two injured in Germany car attack

One dead, two injured in Germany car attack
Frankfurt am Main - 

One person was killed and two injured Saturday when a man rammed a car into pedestrians in the southern German city of Heidelberg, said police, adding that it did not appear to be a terror attack.

Muhammad Ali Jr detained for ‘Arabic-sounding name’

Washington - 

A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was held for questioning for two hours at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of his Arabic-sounding name, US media reported on Friday. 

White House bars top media from briefing

Washington - 

Major US media outlets condemned as “unacceptable” and an “insult to democratic ideals” a decision by the White House to bar several organisations, including CNN and The New York Times, from a daily press briefing. 

Kim Jong-Nam killed byVX nerve agent:Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare and listed by the UN as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said on Friday. 

5 dead, 30 injured in bomb attack in Lahore: Pakistan officials

5 dead, 30 injured in bomb attack in Lahore: Pakistan officials
Lahore - 

At least five people were killed and 30 injured after a blast ripped through a building in an upscale shopping area of Pakistan's Lahore Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge in Islamist violence.

Top brands including H&M, Zara to boycott Bangladesh garment summit

Top brands including H&M, Zara to boycott Bangladesh garment summit

Dhaka - 

Leading fashion brands including H&M and Zara will boycott a key industry conference in Bangladesh in support of garment workers who have been sacked, hunted or jailed for participating in wage strikes, the companies said Wednesday.

Argentine researcher falls into Nicaragua volcano

Managua - 

An Argentine volcanologist and a Nicaraguan guide who fell into an active volcano were in good health Wednesday after being rescued by firemen, officials in Nicaragua said.

North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing

Kuala Lumpur - 

Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia’s top policeman said on Wednesday.



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