New Orleans: 16 people taken to hospital after playground shooting

At least 16 people were admitted to hospital after a shooting at a playground in New Orleans, a local TV station reported on Sunday (22 November), citing police. WWL TV said the shooting occurred around 7.00pm local time while about 500 people were at Bunny Friend playground in the citys Upper Ninth Ward for the making of a music video. Nov 23, 2015

Myanmar: Hopes fade as 100 people still missing after mine landslide

Video footage taken on Sunday (22 November) evening showed workers using cranes to search for victims of a landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar. Hopes were fading on Monday (23 November) that any of the 100 people still missing would be found alive two days after the landslide smashed into a makeshift settlement, burying mine workers as they slept. Rescue workers had recovered 104 bodies when the search was suspended on Sunday night, state newspaper the Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Monday. Nov 23, 2015