Tuesday, August 25, 2015
In more than three decades of trying to breed pandas at the U.S. National Zoo, there's been plenty of heartbreak. More cubs born in Washington, D.C. have died than survived, and news of a birth has often been greeted warily.
Revelers arrived in cars sporting the American flag and wore clothes in red, white and blue as they celebrated the anniversary of Puerto Rico's pro-statehood political party with deafening salsa music and speeches.
A man has died after being struck by a bull, police said Sunday, bringing to 10 the number of people killed in bull runs in Spain this year, one of the deadliest ever for the sport.
Motor-racing is not for the faint-hearted. But when you are deaf and blind, it takes on a different dimension.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Italy's coast guard coordinated the rescue of 4,400 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean in a single day on Saturday, officials said Sunday as three new rescue operations were launched., 1 Comment
A pilot was in a critical condition in hospital on Sunday following a crash at a UK airshow that killed seven people when his plane plunged into a busy road.
Reduced winds on Saturday helped firefighters gain the upper hand against a series of giant wildfires in the western U.S. state of Washington that earlier left three firefighters dead.
Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants on Sunday killed a Turkish soldier in an attack in eastern Turkey as it held a dozen customs officials hostage, the army said.
At least 12 people including three U.S. civilian contractors were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy, officials said, underlining the precarious security situation in the Afghan capital.
At least one person died when two small planes collided in the air and crashed at an airshow in northern Switzerland on Sunday, police said.