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Knife-wielding man kills 4, injures 11 in SW China

CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A man with financial problems attacked fellow bus passengers and pedestrians in southwestern China on late Sunday evening, killing four people and injuring nearly a dozen others before being taken into custody, local [...]

U.S. country music star Randy Travis regains consciousness after surgery

PLANO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American country music star Randy Travis, who has sold more than 25 million records and won six Grammy awards for hits such as "Forever and Ever, Amen," remains in a critical condition but has regained consciousness [...]

Mandela remains critical but responding to treatment, Zuma says

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who is being treated at a South African hospital for a recurrence of a lung infection, is responding to treatment but remains in a critical condition as the former president [...]

At least 8 people were killed in northern Pakistan suicide attack

HANGU, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed after a suicide attack in northern Pakistan, local authorities said Monday. The suicide attacker riding an explosive-laden motorcycle rammed against a vehicle in Doaba, Tehsil [...]

SARS-like novel coronavirus does not yet have pandemic potential: study

PARIS, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- The new novel coronavirus, which emerged in the Middle East last year, is "not yet" spreading fast enough to have pandemic potential, a mathematical study suggests. It comes as another patient died from the SARS-like [...]

Mexico: 4 boys among 7 killed by gunmen in Guerrero

ACAPULCO, GUERRERO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Friday launched an investigation after the bodies of seven young men and children were found in the country's southwestern region. The bodies were found after a telephone call informed [...]

Novel coronavirus claims 39th victim after patient dies in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- A patient who was previously diagnosed with the new novel coronavirus (nCoV), which emerged in the Middle East last year, has died at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, health officials confirmed on Monday, raising [...]

UPDATE 1 — Nelson Mandela’s condition deteriorates, now critical, govt says

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who is being treated at a South African hospital for a recurrence of a lung infection, has deteriorated and the former leader is now in a critical condition, [...]

URGENT — Nelson Mandela’s condition worsens, now critical: presidency

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who is being treated at a South African hospital for a recurrence of a lung infection, has worsened and the former leader is now in a critical condition, [...]

Disabled man castrated in brutal Philadelphia attack

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Philadelphia man was charged with attempted murder Tuesday after cutting off a man's testicles as part of a brutal attack on a disabled man, a police spokeswoman said. The victim remains in a critical [...]