Shocking video shows Brooklyn bus plough into woman

Shocking video shows Brooklyn bus plough into woman

A security camera captured the shocking moment when a Brooklyn woman was knocked down and run over by a school bus while crossing the road on Friday, 13 January.New York Daily News reported that Ayse Ayaz survived the collision on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue M but was left with a broken leg, collarbone and ribs. Jan 19, 2017
Burning high-rise collapses killing at least 30 firefighters in Iran

Burning high-rise collapses killing at least 30 firefighters in Iran

A major commercial high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, collapsed on 19 January, reportedly killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring at least 38 other people. Fars news agency said 30 firefighters were killed at the Plasco building, after a severe fire engulfed it. According to reports, the building was used by garment manufacturers and businesses. Jan 19, 2017
What you need to know about Donald Trumps inauguration

What you need to know about Donald Trumps inauguration

On 20 January 2017, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. Ahead of this historic, and controversial, day, IBTimes UK looks at the facts and figures behind the inauguration. Jan 19, 2017
Italy: Up to 30 dead in luxury hotel destroyed by avalanche

Italy: Up to 30 dead in luxury hotel destroyed by avalanche

Up to 30 people were known to be in the luxury resort Hotel Rigopiano in the town of Farindola on the Gran Sasso mountain in the central Abruzzo region when the earthquake struck on 18 January. On its website, Italian news agency Ansa quoted the head of a rescue squad that reached the hotel as saying there are many dead. Jan 19, 2017
Outgoing President Barack Obama says contructive US-Russia relations are in the worlds interest

Outgoing President Barack Obama says contructive US-Russia relations are in the worlds interest

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday 19 December it is in the worlds interest for the United States and Russia to have a constructive relationship, but Russias return to an adversarial spirit under President Vladimir Putin made that difficult. I think that it is in Americas interest, in the worlds interest, that we have a constructive relationship with Russia, Obama said in a news conference on Wednesday (January 18) two days before handing over the presidency to Donald Trump. Obama also stressed sanctions on Russia were because of encroachments on Ukraines sovereignty and independence. Jan 19, 2017