ORLANDO, Fla, June 13: The last of the bodies were slowly removed late Sunday from a popular Orlando gay club after a gunman sprayed the helpless crowd with bullets, killing 49 people and devastating a city famous for family-friendly theme parks.

ORLANDO, Fla., June  13: The City of Orlando has released names and ages of victims of the nightclub shooting whose next of kin have been contacted.

FLORIDA, June 12: Police say approximately 20 people have been killed inside a Florida nightclub, and at least 42 were wounded. Orlando Police Chief John Mina says authorities have not determined an exact number of people killed, but that "approximately 20" have died.

June 11: A gunman opened fire at a Florida concert venue as singer Christina Grimmie signed autographs for fans after a show, killing the onetime star of "The Voice" before shooting and killing himself, officials said Saturday.

DHAKA, Bangladesh, June  11:  Authorities have rounded up about 1,600 suspected petty criminals, including some believed to be Islamist radicals, in a nationwide crackdown aimed at halting a wave of brutal attacks on minorities and activists in Bangladesh.

Japan's first 'naked restaurant' to open in Tokyo

Published On: June 10, 2016 08:58 PM NPT By: Agencies

Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry -- podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat.

NEW DELHI, June 10: Five Indians who raped a Danish tourist when she asked them for directions in New Delhi have been sentenced to life in prison for the attack that highlighted the plague of sexual violence in the country.

Pakistani woman burns daughter alive for eloping

Published On: June 9, 2016 01:15 PM NPT By: Republica

LAHORE, Pakistan, June 9: A woman in Pakistan burned her 17-year-old daughter alive on Wednesday to punish her for marrying against the family's wishes, the latest in a series of so-called "honor killings" that claim the lives of nearly 1,000 women every year in the conservative Muslim country.

Fire triggers blasts at Sri Lankan army camp, killing 1

Published On: June 6, 2016 01:12 PM NPT By: Republica

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, June 6: A fire broke out at an army camp near Sri Lanka's capital, setting off explosions and killing one soldier before the flames were put out, officials said Monday.

Agents prey on female migrants as govt bans domestics outflow

Published On: April 26, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 26: Maya (name changed) knew that the government has banned the sending of female domestic workers abroad.