Sat07212018

LAST_UPDATESat, 21 Jul 2018 9pm

At Least 15 Killed In Bus Crash Involving Canadian Junior Hockey Team

A small town in Canada's Saskatchewan province mourned Saturday after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a tractor-trailer, leaving 15 people dead and at least 14 injured.

Read more: At Least 15 Killed In Bus Crash Involving Canadian Junior Hockey Team

Lula: Former Brazilian President Surrenders To Police

Pic: Reuters

Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has surrendered to police to begin serving a 12-year sentence for corruption.

Read more: Lula: Former Brazilian President Surrenders To Police

Deadly Gas Attack Reported On Syrian Rebel Enclave, Damascus Denies

Pic: Reuters

BEIRUT: A Syrian rebel group accused government forces on Saturday of launching a deadly chemical attack on civilians in a rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta, and a medical relief organization said 35 people had been killed in chemical attacks on the area.

Read more: Deadly Gas Attack Reported On Syrian Rebel Enclave, Damascus Denies

Man Drives Van Into Restaurant In Germany, Killing Two Plus Himself

Pic: Reuters

MUENSTER, Germany: A German man drove a van into a group of people sitting outside a restaurant in the old city center of Muenster in western Germany on Saturday, killing two of them before shooting himself dead, police and state officials said.

Read more: Man Drives Van Into Restaurant In Germany, Killing Two Plus Himself

‘Very Confined’ Fire Extinguished At Trump Tower In New York, Tweets Trump

Pic: Twitter

NEW YORK: A fire that broke at in Trump Tower in New York yesterday is out, US President Donald Trump said on Twitter, calling it a “very confined” blaze.

Read more: ‘Very Confined’ Fire Extinguished At Trump Tower In New York, Tweets Trump

Russell Crowe ‘Divorce Auction': Memorabilia Sold In Sydney

It's his 54th birthday, and it would have been his 15th wedding anniversary, so it was time to clear out "stuff".

Read more: Russell Crowe ‘Divorce Auction': Memorabilia Sold In Sydney

Twitter Mocks Saudi Plans To Turn Qatar Into An ‘Island'

Twitter users in the Middle East have mocked a Saudi plan to develop a maritime channel along the Saudi-Qatari border, saying it will never see the light of day.

Read more: Twitter Mocks Saudi Plans To Turn Qatar Into An ‘Island'

Syria Forces Launch Assault On Rebel-Held Douma

Pro-government forces in Syria have launched a ground offensive under the cover of air raids on Douma, the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta.

Read more: Syria Forces Launch Assault On Rebel-Held Douma

Palestinian Journalist Dies After Being Shot By Israeli Forces

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds.

Read more: Palestinian Journalist Dies After Being Shot By Israeli Forces

Greek PM Tsipras Demands Release Of Greek Soldiers Held In Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has demanded the release of two Greek soldiers jailed in Turkey, arguing that they should not be "pawns to blackmail".

Read more: Greek PM Tsipras Demands Release Of Greek Soldiers Held In Turkey