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August 27, 2017 9:28 AM India guru rape: Followers start to leave Ram Rahim's HQ

Followers of a controversial Indian guru have started to withdraw from his 1,000-acre compound in Sirsa, Haryana, after a tense stand-off with soldiers. Tens of thousands are still believed to be inside the headquarters of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect. Some 36 people died and hundreds were injured in riots on Friday after their leader, Gurmeet Ram Rahim 71

August 27, 2017 7:40 AM Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

ROCKPORT, Texas (Reuters) - Rescue crews raced against rising floodwaters early on Sunday to pull hundreds of stranded residents from their homes and cars in southeast Texas as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, roared inland. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter 82

August 27, 2017 6:12 AM Harvey delivers heavy damage as it batters Texas coast

VICTORIA, Tex. — Harvey continued to pummel Texas during the early hours of Sunday morning, dropping half a foot of rain on Houston and causing dire, and deadly, flash floods. Officials in Houston said early Sunday that a woman was found dead in her vehicle, believed to have been trapped during a flood. As midnight local time struck, police and rescue 69

August 27, 2017 2:09 AM Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has warned that severe flooding is his main worry as the rains from Tropical Storm Harvey continue to lash the state. Mr Abbott said the cities of Houston and Corpus Christi had already received as much as 20in (50cm) of rain. He said another 40in of rain could be due before the storm subsides midweek. Rescue efforts are being 60

August 26, 2017 6:05 PM In South Sudan, mock trials are more legitimate than real ones

Andrew Bogrand is a senior communications and outreach officer at Democracy International. Charged with raping five foreign aid workers and killing their colleague last summer, soldiers from the South Sudan military are facing their accusers in a closed-door military court this month in Juba. The alleged attack, and the government of South Sudan’s questionable 29

August 23, 2017 8:07 AM Kim Wall Is Confirmed Dead as Danish Inventor Is Investigated

Jens Moller, chief homicide investigator for the Copenhagen police, said at a news conference that metal had been attached to the torso to weigh it down. “We consider this a breakthrough in the investigation, but we continue to search for the missing body parts,” Mr. Moller said. He also said that “coagulated blood” had been found inside Mr. Madsen’s 48

August 22, 2017 2:29 PM Sierra Leone Rescue Workers Weigh Calling Off Search Operations

A week after a mudslide killed hundreds of people in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, some relief agencies said the likelihood of finding more survivors is so slim that rescuers should halt digging. Thick mud and a lack of equipment are hampering search operations and may expose rescue workers to diseases, Idalia Amaya, an emergency response coordinator 21

August 22, 2017 7:57 AM Bixby Voice rollout: everything you need to know

Samsung has announced that Bixby Voice will officially be available in over 200 countries worldwide, with the rollout beginning today. It's going to provide a pretty big update to your handset (and is largely being done to coincide with the Galaxy Note 8 launch on 23 August), so we've put together a compact little guide to help you understand what's 98

August 22, 2017 7:43 AM U.S. divers search for 10 missing sailors in hull of damaged destroyer

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers began searching sealed sections of the damaged hull of a U.S. warship on Tuesday for 10 sailors missing since the guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore, the U.S. Navy said. The USS John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided while the guided-missile vessel was nearing 27

August 22, 2017 1:18 AM Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

SINGAPORE — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia, leaving 10 U.S. sailors missing and five injured. It was the second major collision in two months involving the 7th Fleet. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald 40