A video going viral showing a group of eight boys attacking a schoolboy is under investigation after claims of it being a racist attack.
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, has died in Kenya at the age of 45, after becoming a symbol of efforts to save his subspecies from extinction.
TOKYO: A Japanese scientist said Thursday his team has cracked open a method to improve the production of carbon-free energy -- by using proteins taken from egg white. Yusuke Yamada, a professor at Osaka City University, said his team has managed to use protein from egg white as a "tool" for producing hydrogen, a powerful source of clean electricity. The new method "brings us closer to our ultimate goal of producing hydrogen from water," Yamada said. "This lays the groundwork for the clean production of hydrogen in…
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka weighed in Sunday on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia with an appeal for unity, saying there was "no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis." 1:2 There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis. — Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) August 13, 2017 A woman was killed and 19 injured in the university town Saturday when a car plowed into a crowd after a white nationalist protest rally turned violent. Trump,…
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va: US authorities will investigate on Sunday the violence stemming from a white nationalist rally a day earlier that killed one person, injured more than 30, and challenged US President Donald Trump's leadership. The unrest in the southern college town presented Trump with a domestic crisis, with many on both left and right criticizing him for waiting too long to address it and then, when he did so, failing to explicitly condemn the white-supremacist marchers who ignited the melee. "Absolutely we are…
COLUMBUS: A white Ohio policeman responding to reports of an armed robbery fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after he pulled out what appeared to be a weapon that was later determined to be a BB gun, police said on Thursday.
PARIS: The Eiffel Tower will light up in red and white, the colours of the Turkish flag, on Thursday in homage to the 42 people killed in the attack on Istanbul's airport, Paris city hall said.
CHARLESTON: A 21-year-old white man has been charged with nine counts of murder for an attack on a historic black South Carolina church, local police said on Friday, with media reporting that he had hoped his actions would incite a race war in the United States.
WASHINGTON: The violent arrest of a black student trying to enter a bar in Virginia has prompted a probe and fuelled yet more US debate on how white authorities treat black youths.