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Death toll from Nigerian church collapse reaches 85

LAGOS, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a six-story church building collapse in the Nigerian city of Lagos last week has risen to at least 85, South African and Zimbabwean officials said on Friday, indicating that the total number of [...]

Florida man kills daughter, 6 grandchildren before killing self

BELL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people were killed Thursday when a man opened fire inside his house in northern Florida, killing his daughter and his six grandchildren before turning the gun on himself, local authorities said on early Friday. [...]

Latvian man who killed wife named suspect in disappearance of British girl, 14

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Latvian man who was previously convicted of murdering his wife is now being treated as a suspect in the disappearance of Alice Gross, the 14-year-old girl who vanished in west London late last month, British police [...]

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 [...]

UPDATE1 — 500 migrants feared dead in ‘mass murder’ on the Mediterranean Sea

VALLETTA, MALTA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 720 migrants who were attempting to travel by boat from North Africa to Europe are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in four separate boat tragedies in recent days, including one in which [...]

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 [...]