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Strong earthquake strikes off Guam, causing power outages

HAGATNA, GUAM (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean near the U.S. territory of Guam on Wednesday afternoon, causing power outages and minor damage but no casualties, authorities said. It was the strongest earthquake to hit [...]

Strong earthquake strikes off Guam, causing power outages

HAGATNA, GUAM (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean near the U.S. territory of Guam on Wednesday afternoon, causing power outages and minor damage but no casualties, authorities said. It was the strongest earthquake to hit [...]

Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigerian church collapse

LAGOS, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Sixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured when a church building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos last week, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday, indicating that the total number [...]

URGENT — 500 migrants feared dead in deliberate boat sinking off Malta, IMO says

VALLETTA, MALTA (BNO NEWS) -- Around 500 migrants who were attempting to travel by boat from North Africa to Europe are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat was sunk on purpose by traffickers, the International Organization [...]

Islamic State beheads British aid worker David Haines in new video

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- British aid worker David Haines, who was kidnapped in northern Syria early last year, has been beheaded by the Islamic State, according to a video released on late Saturday, making him the third Western hostage [...]

Uganda says it disrupted al-Shabaab terrorist cell in capital

KAMPALA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were arrested in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on Saturday during an operation to stop an "imminent attack" by the al-Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabaab, prompting security forces to deploy across [...]

N. Korea says it has ‘world’s most advantageous human rights system’

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Rebutting international criticism of its human rights situation, North Korea released its own assessment on Saturday, calling itself "the world's most advantageous human rights system" and claiming that all [...]

N. Korea says it has ‘world’s most advantageous human rights system’

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Rebutting international criticism of its human rights situation, North Korea released its own assessment on Saturday, calling itself "the world's most advantageous human rights system" and claiming that all [...]

Zeus, world’s tallest ever dog, dies in Michigan at age 5

OTSEGO, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- Zeus, the Great Dane which was crowned the world's tallest dog in recorded history by Guinness World Records, died of old age in the U.S. state of Michigan last week, his owner said on Thursday. He was five years [...]

Islamic State threatens to behead Iraqi journalist

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Islamic State fighters are threatening to behead an Iraqi journalist who was abducted in northern Iraq last week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Thursday, expressing its concern over the targeting of journalists [...]