Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar: government

YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening in Myanmar’s main city, Yangon, a government spokesman said. “Yes it is correct that they were arrested,” spokesman Zaw Htay said. “Not only your reporters, but also the policemen who were involved in that case. We will take action against those policemen and also … Continue reading Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar: government

‘At least 39’ killed in Saudi-led raid on police camp in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a military police camp in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sana’a on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding 90 more, including some prisoners, an official and witnesses said. The strike was part of an air campaign by the Western-backed coalition on the Iran-allied Houthis that has escalated since the Houthis … Continue reading ‘At least 39’ killed in Saudi-led raid on police camp in Yemen

Energy prices jump after explosion at gas hub in Austria

Energy markets are rattled for a second consecutive day after the blast threatens supplies already affected by a pipeline crack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD9Wx8lDDBc One person was killed and 18 others were injured in Tuesday's blast at the plant near Austria's border with Slovakia. The explosion set off a fire - and the facility in Baumgarten an der … Continue reading Energy prices jump after explosion at gas hub in Austria

‘Amateur’ bomber targets New York commuters; suspect held

NEW YORK - A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour on Monday morning, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack. The suspect in the incident in the … Continue reading ‘Amateur’ bomber targets New York commuters; suspect held

California fires: largest blaze threatens Santa Barbara and prompts evacuation

Residents of coastal towns ordered to evacuate early Sunday, as Thomas fire edges closer to Santa Barbara after blackening 155,000 acres https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVGhy9IQ8Lw The largest California wildfire advanced on coastal towns near Santa Barbara on Sunday, stoked by gusty winds and dry conditions that have fueled destructive blazes across the south of the state. Authorities ordered … Continue reading California fires: largest blaze threatens Santa Barbara and prompts evacuation