Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 3 hours ago

Four fans killed in stampede at game in Honduras

The game was at the stadium of Motagua, who play in the Honduran capital city, TegucigalpaAt least four people are believed to have died and many others been injured in a stampede at a game in Honduras.The incident occurred at a sold...

WORLD / World news - 5 hours ago

Great white shark jumps into fisherman's boat

A 73-year-old fisherman had a lucky escape when a great white shark jumped into his boat, "doing a mad dance" and "thrashing everywhere." Terry Selwood was fishing for snapper in the water off Evans Head in New South Wales, Australia, when the 440lb...

WORLD / World news - 10 hours ago

Navy Seal dies after parachute fails in display

A US Navy Seal has died after his parachute failed to open during a demonstration over New York's Hudson River. The parachutist, who has not yet been publicly identified, was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs. The team w...

WORLD / World news - 14 hours ago

Voting under way in Irish leadership contest

Voting has begun in the contest to become Fine Gael leader and Ireland's Prime Minister-elect. The party will nominate the winner in the Irish Parliament to succeed Enda Kenny as Taoiseach. With backing from most of the parliamentary party, welfare...

WORLD / World news - 14 hours ago

North Korea 'has fired Scud missile'

North Korea has fired what appears to be a short-range Scud missile off its east coast, South Korea's military has said. The missile was launched from around the eastern North Korean coastal town of Wonsan, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in...

WORLD / World news - 14 hours ago

North Korea fires 'Scud missile' into Sea of Japan

North Korea has fired what appears to be a short-range Scud missile off its east coast, South Korea's military has said. The missile was launched from around the eastern North Korean coastal town of Wonsan, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in...