At least 68 killed in Afghan school blast, families bury victims
NDP to proceed but Mindef to review scale and safe management measures: Lawrence Wong
SINGAPORE — Even as Singapore moves back to Phase 2 (heightened alert) to curb a rise in community Covid-19 cases, the National Day Parade (NDP) will continue as planned with authorities reviewing how it will be conducted with safe management practices in place.
Afghans bury dead from bloody school blastsKABUL: Dozens of young girls were buried on Sunday (May 9) at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul, a day after a secondary school was targeted in ...
Death toll rises to 50 from blasts near Afghan girls schoolThe death toll from bombs planted outside a girls' school in an area of the Afghan capital populated largely by Shiite Hazaras rose to 50 Sunday ... Explosive
At least eight killed in Russian school shooting - local authoritiesMOSCOW (Reuters) -At least seven school children and one teacher were killed on Tuesday and many more wounded after a lone teenage gunman opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, the mayor's office said, prompting a Kremlin call for tighter gun controls. Two children could be seen leaping from the third floor of the four-storey School Number 175 to escape as gunshots rang out, in a video filmed by an onlooker that was circulated by Russia's RIA news agency. Calling the attack a big tragedy for the whole country, Rustam Minnikhanov, the head of the wider Tatarstan region, said there was no evidence that anyone else had been involved.
Seven killed in landslide at Indonesia gold mineJAKARTA — At least seven people were killed and one reported missing after a landslide at an Indonesian gold mine, authorities said Tuesday (May 11).