Australian polar bear cub thrilled to explore new enclosure

Australian polar bear cub thrilled to explore new enclosure

A three-month-old polar bear cub got to explore her new enclosure at Sea World Australia. The Cub Kindy enclosure was built to expose the baby bear to new experiences. This will help her develop her life-skills. Polar bear mum Liya stayed close by to watch over the cub. Sea World is currently running a naming competition for the fluffy white baby. Jul 30, 2017
Celtic and Sunderland fans clash with police ahead of friendly

Celtic and Sunderland fans clash with police ahead of friendly

Sunderland supporters clashed with police ahead of a match against Celtic. Police officers attempted to separate fans of both teams but were attacked and had glass thrown at them. One man was injured in the clashes. Celtic fans also clashed with far-right activist Tommy Robinson in Sunderland. Jul 30, 2017
Australia tightens security at airports after terror plot

Australia tightens security at airports after terror plot

Australian police arrested four men suspected of planning a terror attack on an aircraft in Sydney. Five properties were searched after a credible tip-off warned of the Islamic-inspired terror plot. Counter-terrorism operations are still ongoing with extra security measures put in place. Australian airlines warned passengers to expect delays due to the heightened security situation. The country is worried about the threat of home-grown militants returning from fighting in the Middle East. Jul 30, 2017
Tomorrowland fire: 22,000 people evacuated from Spanish festival after blaze

Tomorrowland fire: 22,000 people evacuated from Spanish festival after blaze

More than 22,000 people have been evacuated from a Spanish festival after a fire. Tomorrowland Unite Spain festival in Barcelona was stopped at 10.15pm local time due to a massive blaze. Witnesses believe a section of the stage may have been ignited by pyrotechnics. The organisers blamed a technical malfunction for the incident. Firefighters contained the fire in half an hour but warned the stage might collapse. Jul 30, 2017
US border agents caught encouraging teenager to drink liquid meth before his death

US border agents caught encouraging teenager to drink liquid meth before his death

CCTV footage shows US border officers encouraging a teenager to drink liquid meth. Cruz Velazquez died two hours after being interrogated to the two officers at a border crossing from Mexico. The footage shows the officers making drinking gestures to Velazquez. The officers should have carried out instant substance tests if they suspected the teen to carry illegal substances. His family has launched a lawsuit against the two officers. Jul 30, 2017
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Australia thwarts 'Islamic-inspired' plane attack plot

Security has been increased at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested on Saturday. Jul 30, 2017
Turkish women protesting

Turkish women participate in rights protest in Istanbul

Although Istanbul has been seen as a relatively liberal city for women and gay people, critics say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party have shown little interest in expanding rights for minorities, gays and women. Jul 30, 2017