Please view in Advanced Tab. We don't have Basic version for this news board

1. Thailand: Many children among dead in nursery attack
- An ex-policeman has killed at least 37 people, most of them children, in a gun and knife attack at a childcare centre in north-east Thailand.
- Police say he then killed himself and his family after a manhunt following the attack in Nong Bua Lamphu province.
- Children and adults are among the casualties at the nursery - police say the attacker shot and stabbed his victims before fleeing the scene.
Creds: BBC

2. Nika Shakarami: Iran protester's family forced to lie about death
- Relatives of a girl who died during protests in Iran have been forced into making false statements.
- Nika Shakarami went missing in Tehran on 20 September after telling a friend she was being chased by police.
- On Wednesday night, a state TV report showed her aunt saying: "Nika was killed falling from a building"; The source told BBC that this was a forced confession that came after intense interrogations and being threatened that other family members would be killed.
Creds: BBC


3. Eric Weinburg: Scrubs writer and producer charged with 18 sexual assaults
- Eric Weinburg, who was an executive producer and writer on hit US comedy Scrubs, has been charged with 18 counts of sexual assault.
- The alleged incidents, dated between 2014 and 2019, involved 5 women.
- His lawyer has previously called the accusations a "blatant smear campaign".
Creds: BBC


Tags: thailand iran scrubs All Articles

Other Articles

'Stop threatening us', Taiwan's new president tells China

2024-05-20

1. 'Stop threatening us', Taiwan's new president tells China- Taiwan's newly inaugurated president William Lai has called on China to stop threatening the island and accept the existence of its democr...

US reveals it paused shipment of bombs for Israel of Rafah concerns

2024-05-08

1. US reveals it paused shipment of bombs for Israel of Rafah concerns- The US last week paused a bomb shipment for Israel over concerns it was going ahead with a major ground operation in Rafah.- The...

Haiti PM resigns as transitional council sworn in

2024-04-26

1. Haiti PM resigns as transitional council sworn in- Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry resigned as a new council was sworn in to lead the country gripped by deadly gang violence.- A recent outb...

Columbia protestors vow to remain until demands met

2024-04-25

1. Columbia protestors vow to remain until demands met- Gaza war protesters have vowed to remain at Columbia University until their demands are met.- More than 100 students were arrested at a Col...

Voyager-1 sends readable data again from deep space

2024-04-24

1. Voyager-1 sends readable data again from deep space- The US space agency says its Voyager-1 probe is once again sending usable information back to Earth.- It is humanity's most distant object.- A c...

India opposition criticises Modi for hate speech

2024-04-23

1. India opposition criticises Modi for hate speech- India's opposition has accused PM Narendra Modi of Islamophobic remarks after he claimed his opponents would distribute people's wealth to "infiltr...

Dozens arrested at Yale during Gaza campus protests

2024-04-23

1. Dozens arrested at Yale during Gaza campus protests- Dozens of protesters have been arrested at Yale University as demonstrations against the war in Gaza rock US campuses.- Protesters occupying a s...

US House approves crucial $61B war aid for Ukraine

2024-04-22

1. US House approves crucial $61B war aid for Ukraine- The House of Representatives has approved billions of dollars in new US military aid for Ukraine to help combat Russia's invasion.- The measure h...

Explosion hits Iraqi military base housing pro-Iranian militia

2024-04-21

1. Explosion hits Iraqi military base housing pro-Iranian militia- A military base in Iraq housing a pro-Iranian militia has been damaged in an explosion.- The explosion killed one and wounded eight p...

Thousands rally against Canary Islands mass tourism

2024-04-21

1. Thousands rally against Canary Islands mass tourism- Tens of thousands of people in Spain's Canary Islands have rallied against a model of mass tourism overwhelming the Atlantic archipelago.- The p...

US Congress close to passing long-awaited Ukraine aid

2024-04-20

1. US Congress close to passing long-awaited Ukraine aid- After months of delay, the US House of Representatives appears poised to hold a vote on tens of billions of dollars in American military aid f...

Netanyahu says Israel makes its own decisions

2024-04-18

1. Netanyahu says Israel makes its own decisions- Benjamin Netanyahu has told UK Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron that Israel would make its own decisions over how to respond to an Iranian attack.- He s...

World's coral turns white from deadly ocean heat

2024-04-16

1. World's coral turns white from deadly ocean heat- Coral around the world is turning white and even dying as recent record ocean heat takes a devastating toll.- It has triggered the fourth global ma...

Let individual states decide abortion rights, Trump says

2024-04-09

1. Let individual states decide abortion rights, Trump says- Donald Trump has said decisions about abortion rights should be left to the states.- Many in his Republican Party had wanted him to back a...

Israel reduces troops in southern Gaza

2024-04-08

1. Israel reduces troops in southern Gaza- Israel is reducing its numbers of soldiers from southern Gaza, leaving just one brigade in the area.- They stressed a significant force would remain in...

Myanmar military loses border town in another big defeat

2024-04-07

1. Myanmar military loses border town in another big defeat- The Myanmar military has suffered another big defeat, this time on the eastern border with Thailand.- Troops had suffered weeks of attacks...

US jobs boom raises doubts about rate cuts

2024-04-06

1. US jobs boom raises doubts about rate cuts- Employers in the US added more than 300,000 jobs last month as the boom in the world's largest economy continued.- The jobless rate fell to 3.8% as most...

Nato chief Stoltenberg says Europe and US need each other

2024-04-05

1. Nato chief Stoltenberg says Europe and US need each other- The secretary-general of Nato has said Europe and the US need each other and are stronger together.- While the US provided Europe wit...

Ukraine lowers comb call-up age to boost numbers

2024-04-04

1. Ukraine lowers comb call-up age to boost numbers- Ukrainian President Zelensky has signed into law a bill lowering the military mobilisation age by two years from 27 to 25.- Russia has benefited fr...

Israeli air strike destroys Iranian consulate in Syria

2024-04-02

1. Israeli air strike destroys Iranian consulate in Syria- An Israeli strike has destroyed the Iranian consulate building in Syria's capital, Damascus.- A senior Revolutionary Guards commander was amo...