Akil Mitchell describes eyeball popping out during basketball game

Akil Mitchell describes eyeball popping out during basketball game

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Akil Mitchell (right) from North Carolina said he was expected to fully recover and could be playing again soon A basketball player says he is “doing pretty well, all things considered” after his eye popped out in the middle of a game, New Zealand media report. Akil Mitchell, who […]

Samsung confirms battery faults as cause of Note 7 fires

Samsung confirms battery faults as cause of Note 7 fires

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Galaxy Note 7 had been well-reviewed but dozens of the phones overheated Samsung’s probe into its Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has found that the overheating and burning of the phones was caused by faults with their batteries. The firm had axed its iPhone rival in October last year after […]

Actor fatally shot while filming music video in Brisbane

Actor fatally shot while filming music video in Brisbane

Image copyright 9news.com.au Image caption Police at the scene in Eagle Lane, Brisbane An actor has died after being shot while filming a music video in the Australian city of Brisbane. The man, in his 20s, suffered a chest wound inside a bar in Eagle Lane in the city centre, Queensland police said. Several firearms […]

Jallikattu: Two die in India bullfight as protests continue

Jallikattu: Two die in India bullfight as protests continue

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters have called for jallikattu to be fully re-legalised instead of a temporary lifting of the court ban Two men have been gored to death in a bull-wrestling festival, as protests to permanently lift a ban on the controversial sport continue. Dozens were also injured during the event, in Rapoosal, […]

Samsung confirms faulty batteries as cause of Note 7 fires

Samsung confirms faulty batteries as cause of Note 7 fires

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Galaxy Note 7 had been well-reviewed but dozens of the phones overheated Samsung’s probe into its Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has found that the overheating and burning of the phones was caused by defective batteries. The firm had axed its iPhone rival in October last year after an earlier […]

Jallikattu: Two die in Indian bullfight amid controversy

Jallikattu: Two die in Indian bullfight amid controversy

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protesters have called for jallikattu to be fully re-legalised instead of a temporary lifting of the court ban Two men have been gored to death in a bull-wrestling festival, as a fierce debate rages over the controversial sport. Dozens were also injured during the event, in Rapoosal, in the southern […]

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 39 dead and scores injured

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 39 dead and scores injured

Image caption Rail accidents are not unusual in India At least 39 people have been killed and dozens injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say. Nine coaches and the engine left the tracks near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district, the head of East Coast Railway, JP Mishra, said. […]

Melbourne car deaths: Bail laws changed in Victoria state

Melbourne car deaths: Bail laws changed in Victoria state

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Flowers laid in Melbourne’s Bourke St Mall after Friday’s tragedy The Australian state of Victoria has announced changes to the state’s bail laws after a car deliberately hit pedestrians in central Melbourne. Five people were killed when a car drove into the crowd in the Bourke St Mall after […]

India Jallikattu bullfighting events resume in Tamil Nadu

India Jallikattu bullfighting events resume in Tamil Nadu

Image copyright EPA Image caption Thousands of people Tamil Nadu have demonstrated in support of jallikattu in recent days Bullfighting events recently given temporary permission to go ahead by the Indian government have taken place across the state of Tamil Nadu. The events attracted huge crowds, many demanding that the spectacle, known as jallikattu, must […]

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 36 dead and scores injured

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 36 dead and scores injured

Image caption Rail accidents are not unusual in India At least 36 people have been killed and many others injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say. Nine coaches and the engine left the tracks near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district, the head of East Coast Railway, JP Mishra, […]