• Afghan: 9 militants killed
  • Bihar: 55 students fall ill
  • Shanghai: Tiger kills feeder
  • Republic of Congo: 18 killed
  • New Zealand Earthquake
  • Al-Qaida militants kill 100
  • Iraq council attacked
  • 21 killed in Philippine
  • Baghdad blasts: 13 killed
  • Mexico: 10 bodies found

Afghan: 9 militants killed

At least nine militants were killed and 10 others injured in a battle between the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in Ghazni province of Afghanistan, a security official said Tuesday.

Bihar: 55 students fall ill

At least 55 children fell ill on Tuesday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar, officials said. The students are now out of danger.

Shanghai: Tiger kills feeder

A tiger attacked and killed its feeder at the Shanghai Zoo Tuesday morning.

Republic of Congo: 18 killed

At least 18 people were killed in a raid on bandits here, the capital of the Republic of Congo, according to police.


New Zealand Earthquake

A severe earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale has been recorded off the coast of Fiordland, shaking New Zealand's Southland region early on Tuesday.

Al-Qaida militants kill 100

Radical rebels from the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front have massacred more than 100 people in a suburb of the capital Damascus, the country's foreign ministry said on Monday.

Iraq council attacked

Gunmen on Monday broke into the city council of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's northern province of Salahudin, seizing an unknown number of employees, a provincial police source said.

21 killed in Philippine

At least 21 people were killed and scores were wounded when a passenger bus fell from an elevated Skyway in Taguig City, Metro Manila, and hit a van under the highway early Monday morning, a senior official said.

Baghdad blasts: 13 killed

At least 13 people were killed and 52 wounded Monday morning in a series of bomb attacks, including four car bombings, across Iraq's capital Baghdad, a police source said.

Mexico: 10 bodies found

Ten burned bodies have been found in a vehicle in Santiago Juxtlahuaca, a city in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, along with another body that had gunshot wounds, officials said.