A passenger bus accident in central Thailand kills at least 19

BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger bus accident killed at least 19 people in central Thailand, local media reported Tuesday. The accident took place early in the morning at around 5 a.m. local time when a large 18-wheeler ran across [...]

UN condemns Afghan bomb attack killing civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday condemned the killing of several Afghan civilians n an improvised explosive device blast. The roadside bomb in the Obeh district of the western province of Herat. According [...]

Latest U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills 18

MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A United States drone attack in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eighteen, local media reported Wednesday. The attack took place in the Danday Darpa Khel area of North Waziristan, not far from [...]

At least 27 killed in western China riots

URUQMI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 27 people were killed after violent riots broke out in western China, local media reported Wednesday. The riots broke out early Wednesday morning at around 6 a.m. local time in the township of Shanshan County [...]

6 Americans, 1 Brit sailing historic vessel still missing in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people went missing after a vessel they were sailing on became unaccounted for, local media reported Thursday. A historic, 21-meter American schooner called Nina was apparently on route from [...]

Pakistan judge survives suicide attack, at least 5 killed

KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At leas five people were killed after a bomb attack on Wednesday targeted a judge in southern Pakistan, local media reported. A suicide car bomber on Wednesday morning rammed his vehicle into the vehicle of Sindh [...]

Afghan MP survives suicide attack, at least 3 killed

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan Member of Parliament on Tuesday morning escaped a suicide attack that killed at least three others, local media reported. Afghan lawmaker Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq was crossing the Pul-e-Surkh area in [...]

Monsoon rains cause floods and landslides in western Nepal, at least 13 killed

KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Rain-triggered landslides in Nepal killed at least thirteen people on Tuesday, while thirteen others went missing in floods, local media reported. The landslides took place in the far-western districts of Achham, [...]

World’s oldest man ever dies at age 116

KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The world's oldest man died in Japan at the age of 116 early Wednesday morning. Jiroemon Kimura, from Kyoto, Japan, died shortly after 2 a.m. local time at a local hospital in Kyotango, located in Kyoto Prefecture, [...]

At least 14 killed in double suicide attack in Damascus

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A double suicide attack killed at least fourteen people in the Syrian capital, local media reported on Monday. The suicide bombers detonated their explosives in al-Marjeh Square located in a busy commercial district [...]