Category : World news

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot in Brussels

Belgian troops patrolling a major train station in Brussels have shot and killed a suspected terrorist following an explosion. Belgium's federal prosecutor has confirmed the incident at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations, is bei...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Burning Brussels terror suspect ran at soldiers

Belgian soldiers patrolling a major train station in Brussels have killed a suspected suicide bomber following an explosion. He ran at soldiers while on fire after the blast, shouting "Allahu akbar" - God is greatest - in Arabic, before he was shot...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Water-dropping plane crashes during forest fires

A water-dropping plane involved in an operation to tackle devastating forest fires in Portugal has crashed, says an official. At least 64 people have died and over 150 injured in the blazes which broke out in the central Pedrogao Grande region over...

WORLD / World news - 2 days ago

Progress made in tackling deadly Portugal fires

A major forest fire raging in central Portugal for three days has been mostly contained but is still burning fiercely, say officials. The welcome news about the blaze in the Pedrogao Grande region came as another fire grew in size, with some resourc...