SYDNEY (Reuters) - Four people were killed on Tuesday on a
river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park, police said,
after a malfunction threw two of the victims off the seemingly
innocuous ride and left the other two trapped inside.
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State on
Tuesday said its fighters attacked a police training college in the
southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, in a raid that officials
said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police commanders met on
Tuesday to evaluate the country's war on drugs, the president's
spokesman said, thrashing out what law enforcement sources have
described as a shift in strategy to increase arrests and cut down
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Hundreds of displaced Sunni Arab
families have had to leave Kirkuk after an Islamic State attack on
the Kurdish-controlled city which authorities suspect was helped by
Sunni sleeper cells, humanitarian workers and residents said on
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military government has
requested the extradition of several people suspected of insulting
the monarchy after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the
foreign minister said on Tuesday.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit
out at the United States on Tuesday, saying he did not start a
fight with Washington and it could forget about a military
agreement between both countries if he were to be in power longer.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations has abandoned plans to
evacuate patients from besieged rebel-held east Aleppo which it had
hoped to accomplish during a three day lull in fighting last week,
blaming all parties to the conflict for obstructing efforts.