WORLD NEWS

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

New Delhi - 

At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.

Death toll in California fire rises to 87

Death toll in California fire rises to 87
Los Angeles - 

The death toll in northern California's so-called "Camp Fire" rose to 87, officials said late Saturday, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control.

12 dead in suspected Mozambique Islamist attack

12 dead in suspected Mozambique Islamist attack
Maputo - 

Twelve people have been killed in a suspected Islamist attack in northern Mozambique, with thousands of villagers fleeing the area into neighbouring Tanzania, police sources said Sunday.

10 years after the recession, Americans wake up to rising prices

10 years after the recession, Americans wake up to rising prices
New York - 

After years of low, low prices, fed by near-zero interest rates in a convalescing economy, Americans are waking up to costlier consumer living.

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Washington - 

Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised for further growth in 2020.

Cypriot farmers fear no-deal Brexit may hit livelihoods

Cypriot farmers fear no-deal Brexit may hit livelihoods

Avdímou - 

Olive farmer Andreas Fotiou steered carefully along a dusty lane in southwest Cyprus, en route from his village to nearby groves -- locations that could have clashing trade regimes, post-Brexit.

Quake rattles New Zealand as Harry and Meghan visit

Quake rattles New Zealand as Harry and Meghan visit

Wellington - 

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central New Zealand Tuesday, where British royals Meghan and Harry are on tour, but officials said it caused no major damage.

Crouching tigers, hidden cameras: Nepal counts its big cats

Crouching tigers, hidden cameras: Nepal counts its big cats

Bardia National Park - 

Chayan Kumar Chaudhary flicked through photographs captured on a hidden camera in the jungle, hoping his favourite big cat -- dubbed "selfie tiger" for its love of the limelight -- had made another appearance.



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