USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The warship has since been towed to the US naval base in Yokosuka The US Navy has identified seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship in Japanese waters on Saturday. The sailors were found in flooded berths onboard the USS Fitzgerald, said a statement […]

US coalition downs first Syria government jet

US coalition downs first Syria government jet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An F/A-18E Super Hornet (similar to the one pictured) shot down the Syrian army plane A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the US has confirmed. The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped […]

Virginia Muslim girl found dead after leaving mosque

Virginia Muslim girl found dead after leaving mosque

Image copyright Facebook – Isra Chaker Image caption Friends have released this picture of the girl, who has been identified as Nabra Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before disappearing. The teenager, identified by relatives only […]

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The warship has since been towed to the US naval base in Yokosuka The US Navy has identified seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship in Japanese waters on Saturday. The sailors were found in flooded berths onboard the USS Fitzgerald, said a statement […]

US coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane

US coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An F/A-18E Super Hornet (similar to the one pictured) shot down the Syrian army plane A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the US has confirmed. The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped […]

North Korea says US ‘mugged’ its diplomats in New York

North Korea says US ‘mugged’ its diplomats in New York

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The alleged incident took place at John F Kennedy Airport in New York North Korea has accused the US authorities of “literally mugging” its diplomats at a New York airport. A spokesman for the secretive state said its officials had been “robbed” of a diplomatic package at John F […]

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The warship has since been towed to the US naval base in Yokosuka The US Navy has identified seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship in Japanese waters on Saturday. The sailors were found in flooded berths onboard the USS Fitzgerald, said a statement […]

North Korea says US ‘mugged’ its diplomats in New York

North Korea says US ‘mugged’ its diplomats in New York

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The alleged incident took place at John F Kennedy Airport in New York North Korea has accused the US authorities of “literally mugging” its diplomats at a New York airport. A spokesman for the secretive state said its officials had been “robbed” of a diplomatic package at John F […]

Trio charged with $300,000 avocado theft

Trio charged with $300,000 avocado theft

Image copyright PA Image caption Avocado appreciation is booming internationally Few foodstuffs arouse passions like the humble avocado. Depending who you ask, the gnarly green fruit is the vitamin-laden hero of brunch – or the reason millennials can’t buy houses. Back in May, a surge in global demand sent avocado prices to a record high. […]