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  • Mount Etna ERUPTION: Watch terrifying explosions as active volcano in Italy spews LAVA

    August 14, 2018 3:35 PM 6

    MOUNT Etna, the active volcano in Sicily, Italy, has been erupting since Monday petrifying a group of mountaineers climbing the 11 feet volcano. Lava from the January 2017 eruption formed a new crater on the volcano which was later named Bocca Nuova (New Mouth). Locals who reside in the area around Etna could be at risk long-term, according to volcanologist

  • Genoa bridge collapse VIDEO: Watch shock moment major Italy motorway disintegrates

    August 14, 2018 3:09 PM 9

    A MOTORWAY bridge near the city of Genoa, Italy, has collapsed on Tuesday, with emergency services battling to free 'around ten cars' from the rubble. The bridge, a part of the A10 motorway, is about 100 metres tall, Italian media say. Italy transport minister said the Genoa motorway bridge collapse seems like an “immense tragedy”. Italian television

  • Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

    August 14, 2018 1:39 AM 8

    IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned

  • Danish man killed by flying tent peg at campsite

    August 13, 2018 8:46 AM 5

    The 61-year-old was hit by the peg while packing up his tent in Denmark on Friday to take part in a motorbiking event. Erik Larsen Fjordvald, 61, was packing up his tent in Thy Traef, in the north of Denmark, on Friday when the freak accident happened. He had been on the camping trip from his home, believed to be in Filskov, in the centre of the country

  • Iran threatens to confront US ‘ENEMY’ over ECONOMIC war

    August 12, 2018 6:46 PM 10

    IRAN has threatened to fight back against the “economic war” waged by its “enemy” the US as more than 60 people were arrested in a drive against financial crime. Special Islamic revolutionary courts were being set up to try suspects quickly after supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for "swift and just" legal action to confront an "economic war" by foreign

  • Russia SHUNS US dollar for trade as it joins Turkey in protest against Trump

    August 12, 2018 3:18 PM 12

    RUSSIA has announced it will shun the US dollar for trade as the nation joined forces with Turkey in protest of punishing sanctions hiked by Donald Trump. Moscow declared it will decrease its holdings of US assets in retaliation against crippling tariffs imposed by US President Mr Trump on Russia and Turkey. Chillingly, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

  • Greece holiday WARNING: Nine Britons in hospital as booze found laced with METHANOL

    August 12, 2018 2:31 PM 8

    BRITISH tourists in Greece have been hospitalised by toxic alcohol laced with methanol. Nine holidaymakers were struck down on the island of Zante after downing the moonshine in what one victim said could have cost him his life. The cocktails are thought to contain methanol, a cheap, toxic solvent added to make alcohol go further. Victims reported losing

  • Las Vegas shooting: Security guard gunned down by police after shooting in store

    August 12, 2018 3:56 AM 6

    A SECURITY GUARD has been shot by police after opening fire at a shopping complex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Blue Diamond Cross Shopping Centre contains a number of stores including Ross Dress for Less, Target and Kohl’s. Photos and video posted on social media showed a heavy emergency service presence in the area, including police and paramedic services

  • Mechanic steals plane then dies on joyride

    August 12, 2018 12:49 AM 10

    A “SUICIDAL” airport worker who stole an empty passenger plane and crashed it into an island described himself as a “broken man” with “a few screws loose” as he was chased by two military fighter jets. The rogue pilot, 29, said to be a mechanic and who has not yet been named, performed acrobatics before crashing in a fireball on the island off the US coast

  • Turkey's Erdogan vows to FIGHT against ‘currency PLOT’ after Trump gloats over lira crisis

    August 11, 2018 3:49 PM 13

    TURKEY’S President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called the plunge of the lira a “currency plot” after Donald Trump gloated about his crushing sanctions on Twitter. Mr Erdogan pledged to fight back after US President Trump doubled punishing tariffs on the nation adding that those responsible “think they can destroy Turkey”. The President denied Turkey is in a currency