Beijing, June 24: At least 98 people were killed and 800 more were injured after a tornado -- accompanied by hailstorms, thunderstorms and lightning -- hit eastern China early Thursday afternoon, the government said.

BRUSSELS, June 24: European Council President Donald Tusk pledged Friday that the EU's 27 remaining member nations would remain unified despite Britain's decision to leave even though the future of the bloc is uncertain.

Britain decides to leave EU

Published On: June 24, 2016 09:38 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, June 24: One of the biggest political decisions made by British voters is going to have a massive impact on many aspects of not only politics, but daily life and even the very fabric of the United Kingdom.

BERLIN, June 23: Police say there is a "threat situation" at a movie theater in a town in southwestern Germany which probably involves a weapon.

Chinese state media say 51 killed by powerful tornado

Published On: June 23, 2016 06:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Chinese state media say a powerful tornado has killed 51 people and destroyed a large number of buildings in the eastern province of Jiangsu.

British referendum decides on future EU membership

Published On: June 23, 2016 04:52 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, June 23: Voters in Britain are deciding Thursday whether the country should remain in the European Union — a historic referendum that threatens to undermine the experiment in continental unity that began in the aftermath of World War II.

11 killed in China aluminum plant accident

Published On: June 23, 2016 02:53 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, June 23: State media reports say 11 workers have been killed in an accident at an aluminum refinery in central China.

PATNA, India, June 22: Lightning has killed 56 people, mostly farm laborers working in fields, across the eastern India state of Bihar over the past 24 hours, a state official said Wednesday.

Egyptian court rejects transfer of islands to Saudis

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:53 AM NPT By: Associated Press

CAIRO, June 22: An Egyptian court on Tuesday struck down an agreement to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, delivering a rare rebuke to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government over a decision that sparked the biggest street protests of his two-year rule.

Thai drunken drivers to work in morgues as punishment

Published On: June 21, 2016 06:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BANGKOK, June 21: Several convicted drunken drivers were brought to a Bangkok morgue today to see a corpse and reflect on the gory consequences of their actions as part of a program aimed at combating the carnage on Thailand's roads.