Gunmen kill at least 20 villagers in northwestern Nigeria

KABORO, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen stormed a village in northwestern Nigeria on Tuesday morning, killing at least 20 people in the latest wave of violence, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday. It is believed armed robbers are [...]

Two killed in violent protests after gunmen kill local politician in Kenya

KISUMU, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were killed Monday when protests turned violent hours after the murder of a politician in western Kenya, local media reported. Four other people were wounded as police battled against violent protesters. The [...]

Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather in the area is preventing a rescue mission [...]

UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash

KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. The accident may have been caused by [...]

Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m. local time [...]

Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday. In the southern port city of Karachi, [...]

Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media reported on Wednesday. The collapse was [...]

British soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was victim of friendly fire

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier who died of wounds following an engagement in southern Afghanistan in December 2009 was attacked by U.S. helicopter crews who thought they were attacking insurgents, an inquest was told on [...]

Report: $7-billion ‘bail’ set for former Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko

KYIV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- A $7-billion 'bail' was set for Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, local media reported on Wednesday. Former presidential chief of staff, Oleh Rybachuk, President Viktor [...]

Armenian airline returns Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to repairs

YEREVAN, ARMENIA (BNO NEWS) -- Armenian airline Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 because the new aircraft is below the required standards, local media reported on Monday, in what is a major blow for the Russian aircraft [...]