A one-year-old girl is fighting for her life as police question a man arrested on suspicion of her attempted murder and the murder of a boy believed to be her twin.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Update 8.50pm: A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a one-year-old boy and the attempted murder of a girl believed to be his twin sister, Scotland Yard said.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
A massive fire broke out during a fireworks display in a Hindu temple in south India this morning, killing more than 100 people and injuring at least 200 others, officials said.
Sun, 10 Apr, 2016
A Bangladesh court has allowed police to hold three suspects, including a British citizen, for seven days for interrogation in the murders of two secular bloggers.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
A US university has said a researcher known for his work on red wine’s benefits to cardiovascular health falsified his data in more than 100 instances.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012
Police shot at violent mobs in north-eastern India, killing 14 people and raising the death toll from three days of ethnic clashes to at least 30, officials said today. About 25,000 villagers have fled their homes, they said.
Sun, 05 Oct, 2008
A widowed Indian peasant’s heart-warming decision to raise an orphaned bear cub as part of his family has ended with him being jailed for breaking wildlife laws.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2008
The controversial coach of a small boy who ran a marathon in an attempt to set a world record has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in eastern India, police said.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2008
Flash floods triggered by heavy rains during the weekend killed at least 10 people in north-eastern India and forced hundreds to flee their homes, officials said today.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007
Destitute and diseased people still gather outside Mother Teresa’s clinics in the sprawling Indian city of Kolkata where she dedicated her life to helping the poorest of the poor.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2007
THE coach of a six-year-old Indian boy, who ran a marathon last year in an attempt to set a world record, was arrested yesterday and charged with torturing the boy, police said.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
A five-year-old Indian boy whose long-distance running last year sparked protests from rights activists, has been barred from going on a proposed 500 kilometre (311 mile) walk, an official said today.
Sun, 20 May, 2007
India’s human rights watchdog agency has ordered a state government to investigate whether a four-year-old boy who ran a 40-mile marathon had been exploited by his sports coach and other officials.
Sat, 06 May, 2006
Nepal’s royal government pledged today to hold municipal elections next month despite a boycott by major parties, disruptive demonstrations, the assassination of a candidate and rebel violence that left 26 dead over the weekend.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2006
NEW rebel violence killed at least 25 people in Nepal yesterday, while political parties continued to defy a government crackdown on protests against King Gyanendra’s direct rule over the Himalayan kingdom.
A passenger bus veered out of control and plunged down a mountain road today, killing at least 22 people and injuring 27 others, police said.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2005
An overloaded passenger ferry capsized in southern Bangladesh today, killing at least 22 people and leaving about 80 others missing, an official and a witness said.
Sun, 15 May, 2005
AN EXPERT group has called for immediate action to ensure the health system tracks seriously disturbed persons like David Brennan who murdered his baby nephew hours after he refused to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2002
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