14 hanged as Afghan government returns to executions

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen Afghans have been executed by hanging so far this week, and two more are due to be executed soon, officials said on Wednesday, ending a four-year virtual moratorium on the use of the death penalty [...]

Ebola outbreak in central Uganda kills at least 3

KAMPALA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has claimed the lives of at least three people in central Uganda, health authorities said on Saturday. It is the third outbreak of the disease so far this year, following [...]

Powerful quake off Guatemala kills 52, leaves others missing

CHAMPERICO, GUATEMALA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 50 people were killed Wednesday and nearly two dozen remain missing after a powerful earthquake struck off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala, authorities said on Thursday. Some 250,000 people have been [...]

Tibetan artist sets himself on fire in anti-China protest

DHARAMSHALA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A traditional Tibetan artist was killed Sunday when he set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said. More than 60 people have set themselves on fire in similar [...]

Iran proposes live TV coverage of nuclear talks with West

TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran has proposed live television coverage of its talks with western powers, saying the government has nothing to hide regarding its controversial nuclear program which many countries contend is intended to develop [...]