Supernova festival: How massacre unfolded from verified video and social media

The footage that shows joy turning to horror at an Israeli music festival in the desert.source

Cricket among five sports to get Los Angeles 2028 Olympics nod

Organisers want cricket, lacrosse, flag football, squash, baseball and softball added to the Games. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it is “delighted” at the decision of the organisers…

Looking for the dead and wounded as Afghanistan quakes kill 2,000

Men are digging through rubble with their bare hands and shovels in western Afghanistan in desperate attempts to pull victims from the wreckage left by powerful earthquakes – some of…

Gazans run from Israeli missile strike

Video footage shows a building being hit and people running for cover during an Israeli missile strike in a residential neighbourhood in north west Gaza. Israeli air strikes have killed…

Kiptum shatters marathon record and moves within reach of two-hour mark

Kenyan Kelvin Kiptum shattered the men’s marathon world record in Chicago as he beat compatriot Eliud Kipchoge’s previous mark by more than 30 seconds. The 23-year-old finished in a time…

‘Essence is the same’: Ukraine’s Zelenskyy likens Hamas to Russia

Ukrainian president says Moscow and the Palestinian armed group that attacked Israel are ‘terrorists’, while alleging Iran has a role in both conflicts. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has linked the…

IMF, World Bank hold meetings in Morocco weeks after devastating quake

The financial international institutions are holding a summit in the earthquake-hit North African country. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank are gathering in Morocco, weeks after a…

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 593

Here is the situation on Monday, October 9, 2023. Fighting Air Force spokesperson Yuriy Ihnat said that Ukraine was expecting a record number of Russian drone attacks this winter. Ihnat…

Hong Kong drenched and battered by weakening Typhoon Koinu

Schools closed as city issues second ‘black’ rain warning – its highest – in a month amid torrential rain, strong winds. Hong Kong has closed schools and suspended trading on…

Oil prices rise following Hamas attack on Israel

Crude climbs on fears the situation in Israel and Gaza could disrupt output from the Middle East.source