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Sri Lanka under nationwide curfew after crowds attack mosques

Sri Lanka has imposed a nationwide overnight curfew after the worst outbreak of communal violence since the deadly Easter bombings. Police imposed the island-wide curfew from 9pm local time (15:30 GMT) to 4am, a police statement said on Monday. Officials told the AFP news agency the curfew was aimed at preventing an escalation of violence,…

Girl with special needs who can’t speak is bitten in ‘gruesome’...

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A girl with special needs who cannot speak was left...

Aircraft carrier to Middle East after indications Iran planned attack on...

The United States deployed an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in response to "clear indications" Iran and Iranian proxies were planning an attack on U.S. forces in the region, U.S. officials said. Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the…

Turkish man wounded in Christchurch mosque attack dies

A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago has died in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51. The 46-year-old had been in intensive care since being shot at the Al Noor mosque in March. Brenton Tarrant, 28-year-old Australian, has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of…

British dads united in grief as they hug after Sri Lanka...

Ben Nicholson met with and embraced Matthew Linsey in the aftermath of the Sri Lankan attack (Picture: Family handout/PA Wire)Hours before, they had been strangers but in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks, two British fathers were brought together as they frantically searched for their children. Matthew Linsey, 61, and Ben Nicholson, 43, ‘hugged…

Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo

A Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo over the weekend is on the mend, officials said Monday. Interested in Zoo Animal Attacks? Add Zoo Animal Attacks as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Zoo Animal Attacks news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The…

Heavy clashes near Libya’s Tripoli amid ‘new phase of attack’

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the country's UN-recognised government launched a counterattack to repel fighters allied to renegade General Khalifa Haftar. Residents of the city said they could hear sustained rocket and artillery fire in several districts of Tripoli on Saturday, after several…

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy...

A woman arrested after a nine-year-old was mauled to death by a ‘bulldog-type’ dog has been named. Nail technician Sadie Totterdell, 28, was arrested by police about 20 miles away from the holiday park where Frankie Macritchie, from Plymouth, was found unresponsive at about 5am on Saturday. She is understood to be a friend of…

Ian Cognito dead: Comedian dies on stage after ‘heart attack’

Ian passed away on stage (Picture: PR)Stand-up comedian Ian Cognito has passed away after reportedly suffering a heart attack on stage. The comic died on stage while performing at the Lone Wolf Comedy Club in The Atic bar in Bicester on Thursday night. According to BBC, Cognito sat on a chair and ‘laid back for…

Senator Anning blasted for New Zealand mosque attack comment

The parliament in Australia has overwhelmingly voted to censure an independent far-right senator, Fraser Anning, for his "inflammatory and divisive comments" about the Christchurch mosque attacks. In a bipartisan motion, the Senate voted on Wednesday to censure Anning, saying his comments were "seeking to attribute blame to victims of a horrific crime and to vilify…

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