Multiple gas pipeline explosions have killed 24 people and injured 257 others in Taiwan's second city, emergency officials said.Witnesses said Thursday's blast in Kaohsiung sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, and entire blocks, packed with shop
"The world stands disgraced" was the banner headline that Britain's Guardian newspaper put on Thursday's front page -- a quote from a UN official outraged after Israeli shelling killed 15 civilians at a school being used as a shelter in Gaza.
When the Cold War ended, Hungary occupied a special place in the story of the revolutions of 1989. It was the first country in the Soviet orbit to abandon communism and embrace liberal democracy. Today it is again a trendsetter, becoming the first Europea
Dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling, medics say, hours after 72-hour truce between Hamas and Israel began. There was an immediate lull in fighting as the truce began at 8am local time (05:00 GMT) on Friday. However, less than three hours
GAZA CITY -- United Nations officials accused Israel of violating international law after artillery shells slammed into a school overflowing with evacuees Wednesday, an attack that Palestinian and U.N. officials said killed at least 20 people and wounded