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French 'Spiderman' Climbs Frankfurt Skyscraper

German police said that French urban climber Alain Robert faces a criminal investigation and fine after scaling one of Frankfurt's tallest buildings. Robert, known as “Spiderman” for his daring stunts, clambered to the top of rail company Deutsche Bahn 166-meter-high office building,

Fire Kills 13 at Chinese Theme Park at Start of Long Holiday

A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lantern and snow sculptures Thursday at the Taitaishan theme park on the outskirts of Taiyuan city in Shanxi province, the Ministry o

Subway bread is not bread, Irish court rules

An Irish court ruled that the bread offered by the American Subway restaurant chain, which has branches in more than 110 countries and territories around the world, cannot in fact be defined as bread in the known sense, due to its high sugar content, according to what he mentioned. The report of t

Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to answer the charges of killing his girlfriend. Chan Tong-kai, who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend Po

Indian low-caste woman dies after gang-rape, second in a week

A woman from India's marginalised Dalit community has died after being gang-raped, police said Thursday, days after the death of a teenager from the same low-caste group at the hands of a group of high-caste men sparked outrage. The 22-year-old, a member of India's "untouchable" Dalit community,

Egypt child dies after playing online game PUBG for hours

A 12-year-old Egyptian boy died on Monday from a sudden heart attack having played the online game known as PUBG for hours without rest, according to local media reports. The child was admitted to Al-Salam Hospital in Port Said however the Emergency Department at the Health Directorate confirmed

Mourning daughter, a Guatemalan couple find healing in dance

Jenifer Vásquez was 32 when she died of renal insufficiency in June, leaving behind grief-stricken parents already struggling with the isolation of the coronavirus lockdown in Guatemala. Then Fabio Rodolfo Vásquez heard about a dance contest organised on social media, "Covi Dance 20

Asian woman arrested for murder bid on friend

An Asian woman was arrested and referred to the criminal court for the attempted murder of her female friend in Dubai.Details of the incident date back to last July, when the victim was woken up after being repeatedly stabbed by the defendant.The victim testified that she woke up to the screams of

Sentenced to death for a teacher who took revenge on her school by poisoning the students

A Chinese court has sentenced a teacher to death, after she was found guilty of poisoning 25 students in a primary school, killing one of them. A middle-level court in the city of Jiaozuo in Henan Province in central China, on Tuesday, indicted the teacher, Wang Yun, on charges of inserting sodiu

Man arrested over jailbreak attempt after helicopter booking blunder

A criminal who hijacked and diverted a helicopter in mid-air in an attempt to break his wife out of a Belgian prison has been arrested after detectives found he used his own name to book the flight. Mike Gielen, 24, threatened the helicopter’s pilot using a replica handgun as he sought to s

Malta to Ask for Return of Shark Tooth Given to British Prince

Malta wants back a prehistoric shark tooth that was given as a present to Britain's Prince George by naturalist Sir David Attenborough, saying the fossil should be put on display in the island where it was discovered. Kensington Palace announced the gift on Saturday, saying the giant tooth was gi

Food Trucks Provide Rare Bright Spot in Hard-Hit West Bank

The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the trend: food trucks. With dine-in restaurants mostly closed due to health restrictions, food trucks have allowed entrepreneurial businessmen to find a way to keep working. It's a rare bright

16 Dead from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in China Coal Mine

Sixteen workers died and one is in a critical condition after being trapped underground in a coal mine in southwest China on Sunday, reported state broadcaster CCTV. A conveyor belt caught fire in the early hours of the morning, state news agency Xinhua cited the government as saying, which produ

Sudan: 14 people gang rape 8-year-old girl

Sudan has recently witnessed a heinous rape crime sparking widespread anger across the country, as an eight-year-old girl was gang-raped by 14 people. After her parents divorced, Zainab Yasser lived with her mother, later residing with her father. It was during the time that she was living with h

Britain's Princess Eugenie Is Pregnant, Buckingham Palace Says

Britain's Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, is pregnant and expecting to give birth in early 2021, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.   Read More: Veteran Sherpa Guide Who Set Everest Record Dies at Age 72   "Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brook

Landmine Detection Rat Wins Top UK Animal Bravery Award

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A five-year-old giant African pouched rat called Magawa, however, has to be one of the world's most unlikely life-savers. The rodent has won the animal equivalent of Britain's highest civilian honor for bravery because of his uncanny knack of sniffing out land

Pregnant woman saves husband from shark attack after seeing 'blood filling the water'

Chelsea Ritschel A man who was bitten by a shark while snorkelling was rescued by his pregnant wife, who jumped out of the boat “without hesitation” after seeing “blood filling the water,” according to authorities. Andrew Eddy, 30, his wife, Margot Dukes-Eddy, and her fam

Why does Queen Elizabeth look sad?

The British Queen Elizabeth is living in great sadness during this period, after losing 5 of her favorite horses, including a small pony and his mother, as a result of eating toxic herbs.According to the British newspaper "Daily Express", the Queen is currently very sad and "heartbroken" because o

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