Two spectators at a controversial bull-wrestling festival in southern India were gored to death on Tuesday, police said, the third such fatal attack in two days. “Jallikattu,” or the taming of the bulls, is a hugely popular annual event in Tamil Nadu state but has been criticized by animal rights activists. Police in Sivaganga district, […]
A US judge in Ohio has fatally shot a gunman who critically wounded him in an ambush-style attack outside court.
Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr was shot several times just after 08:00 local time (12:00 GMT) in Steubenville on Monday morning. Sheriff Fred Abdalla told reporters the attacker and the judge exchanged about five shots each. A court officer also fired several shots at the suspect. The Jefferson County prosecutor identified the attacker as Nathaniel Richmond, […]
Sources suggest that Wainstein was killed in his bed next to his wife and child and that only three cellphones were stolen. Image: Ruvan Boshoff
Wanted “steroid kingpin” suspect Brian Wainstein was murdered in his Constantia home early Friday morning. A neighbour in the upmarket Cape Town suburb said she heard what sounded like three gunshots after hearing noises “like doors banging” after midnight. Wainstein was fighting extradition to the USA where he is suspected of dealing in millions of […]
At least 80 people also wounded after vehicle mounts pavement in busy Las Ramblas area of Catalan city.
At least 13 people have been killed and scores were injured after a white van ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona’s busy tourist area, officials said. Joaquim Forn, Catalonia’s interior minister, confirmed the death toll on Twitter. At least 80 people have been hospitalised, Catalonia’s regional head Carles Puigdemont told a news conference. Police said […]
Two stunt performers have died during filming in North America in the past few weeks, but how dangerous a profession were they in and what regulations are there to protect people? A stuntwoman was killed in a motorcycle accident earlier this week while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. Eyewitnesses said Joi […]
US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at the “alt-right”. He also defended the time […]
Hlaudi Motsoeneng will know in less than a month if he will be held personally liable for the legal costs incurred by eight journalists who were dismissed from the SABC. Busisiwe Ntuli‚ Lukhanyo Calata‚ Vuyo Mvoko‚ Foeta Krige‚ Krivani Pillay‚ Thandeka Gqubule‚ Jacques Steenkamp and the late Suna Venter were fired by the public broadcaster […]
Hundreds of people are feared dead after a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, officials and witnesses say. Victor Foh, vice president of the West African country, has said many people are still buried underneath the debris. “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble,” Foh told Reuters news […]
A 9-month old baby who was separated from her 9-year old brother on Tuesday during the peak of Hurricane Harvey has been rescued alive by a Virginia Emergency Response Team. The mother, Anna, told the press that the baby was with her son when as she tried assisting her disable husband to flee the disaster. […]