8 die as portion of building collapses in India

Published On: July 29, 2016 01:23 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, July 29: A portion of a 13-story building under construction in the western Indian city of Pune collapsed on Friday, killing at least eight workers, a fire official said.

Merkel pledges justice after IS attacks

Published On: July 28, 2016 05:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BERLIN, July 28: Chancellor Angela Merkel says the fact that two men who came to Germany as refugees carried out attacks claimed by the Islamic State group "mocks the country that took them in."

Obama: Trump has no policies, solutions

Published On: July 27, 2016 05:48 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA, July 27: President Barack Obama says Republican Donald Trump "is somebody who likes attention and maybe surprised himself that he got this far."

PHILADELPHIA, July 27: Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman to become the presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party, winning the nomination of the Democratic Party.

SAVANNAH, July 26: Police in Georgia have turned over to child welfare authorities the case of a mother who took over her daughter's Facebook page and streamed a live video of herself beating the teen.

2 attackers, 1 hostage killed in France church attack

Published On: July 26, 2016 02:49 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Two men armed with knives took several people hostage in a church in a town in France's northern Normandy region on Tuesday, a police source said.

Somalia: Suicide car bomb at UN mine offices kills 10

Published On: July 26, 2016 02:04 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 26: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said Tuesday.

SAGAMIHARA, Japan, July 26: At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.

NEW DELHI, July 26: Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country's police chief said.

VIENTIANE, July 26: Southeast Asian nations Monday avoided direct criticism of Beijing over its claims to the South China Sea, in a diluted statement produced after days of disagreement that gives the superpower a diplomatic victory.