Category : WORLD

WORLD / World news - 19 hours ago

Toothpick crossbow craze sparks parents' fears

Parents in China are calling for the latest toy craze - miniature crossbows that shoot toothpicks - to be banned. They are concerned that the 'toothpick crossbows' could cause injuries and even blind children. The new toys are available online and i...

WORLD / World news - 20 hours ago

Trump touts plan for solar-panelled Mexico wall

Donald Trump has said he is considering covering his controversial Mexican border wall with solar panels so it "pays for itself". At a rally in Iowa, the President told supporters the addition would cover construction costs and provide cheap, renewa...

WORLD / World news - 20 hours ago

North Korea brands Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea has called the US president a "psychopath" - a criticism some have levelled at the leader in Pyongyang. The comments, written in Pyongyang's official newspaper, follow criticism from Donald Trump in response to the death of American stud...

WORLD / World news - 21 hours ago

Orangutans and raccoons seized at border

A man smuggling two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons has been arrested at the Malaysian border. Ismail bin Ahmad was passing through a Malaysian border checkpoint when the animals were discovered in plastic boxes and suitcases in his c...

WORLD / World news - 22 hours ago

Blogger killed by exploding cream dispenser

A well-known lifestyle blogger in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, 33, died after the pressurised canister exploded, violently hitting her chest. French media reports that the impac...