More than 200,000 people have been killed in the four-and-a-half-year Syrian civil war. The constant violence has forced more than four million to flee the country, fueling a refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. The country is so dangerous that a definitive tally of [continue reading].
TAIPEI, Taiwan – A total of 101 people were hurt in Taiwan and more than 3 million households lost electricity as the powerful storm left streets strewn with fallen trees. All 279 domestic flights were canceled Saturday, as well as at least 37 international flights. An [continue reading].
Four people held in a hotel in central Mali after an attack by Islamic extremists were freed Saturday following a long standoff with the army and special forces that left 12 people dead, Mali’s defense ministry adviser said. After the operation ended four additional bodies [continue reading].
Typhoon Soudelor lashed Taiwan on Saturday, downing trees, traffic lights and power lines, and leaving at least four dead, one missing and dozens injured. August 8, 2015. The typhoon brought strong winds and heavy rainfall as it made landfall early Saturday and was expected to [continue reading].
‘On Friday, smoke could be seen coming from the area near the hotel, according to a resident who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of his safety. “This morning as I was leaving for work I heard shots and saw smoke coming from the Hotel Debo. The area is [continue reading].
Bangui (Central African Republic), One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight have been injured in Central African Republic’s capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a UN spokesman said. The peacekeepers were attempting [continue reading].