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 [...]

Man wearing Afghan police uniform kills 2 British soldiers

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A man wearing an Afghan police uniform opened fire Tuesday at a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan, killing two British service members, military officials in both countries said. It is believed to be the latest [...]

Tropical Storm Rosa forms well off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no threat to land

MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Rosa formed well off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Tuesday morning with maximum sustained winds near 40 miles (65 kilometers) per hour, American forecasters said, but there is no immediate threat [...]

Sesame Workshop asks Obama to pull "Big Bird" ad

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The non-profit organization behind Sesame Street has asked the Obama campaign to stop using a new advertisement which portrays Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as someone who is more concerned with [...]

U.S. military base attacked in Afghanistan, at least 3 killed

BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed after an attack targeted a United States base in northern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. The attack occurred early Tuesday morning at the Bagram Airfield in the province [...]

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 [...]

New depression prompts tropical storm warnings in the Caribbean

MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new tropical depression formed east of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, prompting tropical storm watches and warnings across a swath of islands in the Caribbean, forecasters said. [...]

Landslide in Manila suburb kills 9, injures 4

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- Torrential rains affected the northern region of the Philippines on Tuesday morning, forcing nearly 130,000 people in the region to flee their homes and triggering a landslide in a Manila suburb which killed [...]

Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21

ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local authorities said. Among the victims are several local [...]

UK deploys 1,200 additional troops for Olympic security

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The British government will deploy an additional 1,200 troops to ensure security at the Olympic Games in London, Olympics Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday, raising the number of troops deployed for the event [...]