Mumbai Building Collapse ‘Kills Seven’

Mumbai Building Collapse ‘Kills Seven’

At least seven people have died and rescuers are searching for dozens who are feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai, police say. A six-storey building toppled over in India’s financial capital on Thursday. The building in the densely populated Bhendi Bazaar area was believed to be about 100 years old. Ambulances, fire engines […]

North Korea: ‘Japan Missile Was First Step In ‘Pacific Operation’

North Korea: ‘Japan Missile Was First Step In ‘Pacific Operation’

North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was “the first step” of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches. State media also repeated threats to the US Pacific island of Guam, which it called “an advanced base of invasion”. The missile launched on Tuesday crossed Japan’s northern Hokkaido island, […]

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an “unprecedented” threat to his country. The missile, launched early on Tuesday Korean time, flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the sea. The UN Security Council is expected to hold an emergency meeting in response. North […]

Houston Battles ‘Unprecedented’ Floods

Houston Battles ‘Unprecedented’ Floods

The US city of Houston is in the grip of the biggest storm in the history of the state of Texas, officials say. More than 30in of rain (75cm) has fallen on parts of the city this weekend, turning main roads into rivers and making it impossible to move around other than by boat. The […]

Barcelona Attack: New Manhunt For Suspected Driver

Barcelona Attack: New Manhunt For Suspected Driver

The driver in Thursday’s van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say. They are hunting for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub, named by Spanish media as the suspected driver. A man previously reported as the key suspect, Moussa Oukabir, 17, was one […]

Watch Your Words, China Urges Trump

Watch Your Words, China Urges Trump

China’s President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, state media say. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain “fire and fury” on the North. But China, North Korea’s only major ally, has been urging […]

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says. The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested. Earlier, a video posted […]

US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela Leader

US Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela Leader

The US government has branded Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro “a dictator” and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business with Mr Maduro. The election of a constituent assembly on Sunday was held amid mass protests. At least 10 people were […]

N Korea In Fresh Long-Range Missile Test

N Korea In Fresh Long-Range Missile Test

North Korea has conducted a new intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea and the Pentagon say. The missile reached an altitude of about 3,000km (1,865 miles) and landed in the sea off Japan, the Japanese national broadcaster NHK said. It comes three weeks after North Korea’s first ICBM test. The latest missile flew higher and […]

New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

New Press Chief Apologises to Trump

In his first news conference, the new White House communications chief says sorry to his new boss, President Donald Trump, for calling him a “hack politician” in 2015. Anthony Scaramucci put it down to political inexperience.