Category: World Hit News

Scotland’s drug deaths rise to new record

More than 1,200 people in Scotland died of drug misuse last year, new figures show. The much-delayed figures show a record number of deaths for the sixth year in a row...

‘Serious’ nuclear incident in Finland but no radiation leak

A nuclear reactor in Finland entered an automatic shutdown after a radiation spike was detected inside the plant’s systems on Thursday, but no radiation escaped the...

Five emergency responders killed in helicopter crash in French Alps

Five emergency responders were killed when a helicopter crashed during a search and rescue operation in the French Alps, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The...

Soldier, four fighters killed in Afghan border attack in Pakistan

The Pakistani military said two soldiers were also injured during the raid in Pakistan’s North Waziristan. The military said two soldiers were also injured during the...

Four Rebels Killed in Second Indian Kashmir Clash in Two Days

Four suspected rebels were killed in a gun battle with security forces on a highway on the outskirts of Jammu city in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said on...

Five dead, many wounded in suicide bomb attack in Somalia

Five people, some of them police, were killed and more than 10 injured Tuesday when an Al-Shabaab suicide bomber attacked a restaurant in the Somali capital of...

NASA astronaut crew heads to orbit

Four astronauts – three from the US and one from Japan – have launched from Florida on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The crew rode to...

The Indian diver who has saved more than 100 lives

Shiva, who uses only one name, says he was about 10 years old when he came across a group of policemen who were offering to pay anyone who would bring a body out of a...

Virgin Hyperloop pod transport tests first passenger journey

Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes...

Researchers found a new coronavirus mutation that’s capable of sparking another pandemic

The government of Denmark shocked the world a few days ago when it announced it would slaughter as many as 17 million minks in the country, effectively destroying the...