Louisiana shooting sends five people to hospital

Washington, Apr 19 (UNI) At least five people were injured in a shooting in Shreveport, Louisiana, KSLA reports. 
"We were responding this evening to traffic congestion and during that congestion numerous shots were fired and there are a lot of victims that were

Several killed in oil tanker blast in Southeastern Nigeria: Reports

Abuja, Apr 19 (UNI) At least a dozen people, including one child and three women, have died as a result of an oil tanker explosion in Nigeria’s southeastern Benue State, Premium Times reports.

Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue

Eleven killed, 98 injured after train derailment in Egypt: Health Ministry

Cairo, Apr 19 (UNI) A total of 11 people were killed and 98 others were injured after a train got derailed in northern Egypt, the country's Health Ministry said.
The incident occurred on Sunday and earlier in the day, Al Arabiya broadcaster reported that eight people d

NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars on Monday

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) American space agency NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is likely to make its first take off attempt on Monday.

NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:3

US, China agree to work together to tackle climate crisis: Joint Statement

Washington, Apr 18 (UNI) China and the United States have agreed to cooperate on the issue of climate change, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua said in a joint statement after their Shanghai talks. 

Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

Lima, Apr 18 (UNI) At least five Peruvian servicemen died in a helicopter crash in the country's Department of Cusco, the Joint Command of the Armed Forces of Peru (CCFFAA) said.
The accident occurred on Saturday morning, while the helicopter, carrying a total of 12 se

Outdoor mask wearing no longer required in Israel: Health Ministry

TelAviv, Apr 18 (UNI) The Ministry of Health of Israel has canceled the mandatory wearing of face masks in the open air amid a drop in coronavirus infection rates.

"In light of the morbidity figures that continue to be low throughout the country … Direc

Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting

Washington, Apr 17(UNI) The Indian Embassy in the United States has condoled the death of eight people, including four Sikhs, in a mass shooting incident at FedEx facility in Indianapolis.

'We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost t

Ready to meet N Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, says Japanese Prime Minister

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that he is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions to establish a fruitful relationship between the two countries and seek a solution to the issue of abductees.

Argentina registers record 29,472 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours: Health Ministry

Buenos Aires, Apr 17 (UNI) Argentina has registered 29,472 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, the national Ministry of Health said.
The death toll has risen by 160 to 59,084 people within the sam