Israel backs homes for settlers and Palestinians

Image copyright AFP Image caption Israel has established more than 100 Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem Israel has approved the construction of 6,000 new homes for Jewish settlers and 700 homes…

Ronald Reagan called Africans at UN monkeys

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ronald Reagan described a Tanzanian delegation as "monkeys" in a call with then-President Richard Nixon Former US President Ronald Reagan described African delegates to the UN as "monkeys", in…

HK protesters hurt in drive-by fireworks attack

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Footage on social media showed fireworks being shot from the car into a crowd At least 10 people were injured when fireworks were shot from a moving car into a…

Disney star Cameron Boyces death due to epilepsy

Image copyright Getty Images Disney star Cameron Boyce died a "sudden unexpected death" from epilepsy, a coroner has ruled. The 20-year-old passed away in his sleep after suffering a seizure on 6 July 2019 at…

Man dies from heatstroke in mascot outfit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eleven people have died and 5,000 have been hospitalised A man dressed in a mascot costume at an amusement park is one of least 11 people who have died…

S Korean doomsday cult leader jailed for six…

Image copyright Grace Road Church Image caption Shin was found guilty of fraud, violence and child abuse The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult has been sentenced to six years jail for holding her…

Indian coffee tycoon VG Siddharthas body found

Image copyright AFP Image caption Cafe Coffee Day is India's largest coffee shop franchise chain The body of the founder and owner of India's largest coffee chain, Cafe Coffee Day, has been found near a…

Samsung profits tumble more than 50%

Image copyright Getty Images Samsung Electronics saw profits plunge in the second quarter as its key chip business faltered, and the firm also warned of "challenges" ahead. The world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker…