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8 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia’s bus crash

GBNEWS24 DESK// Eight people were killed and 30 others wounded when a passenger bus overturned in Indonesia's West Java province on Saturday, media reported on Sunday. The driver was believed to have failed controlling the vehicle…

New Chinese virus ‘will have infected hundreds’

GBNEWS24 DESK// The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC. There have been a total of 45 laboratory-confirmed cases of the…

6 killed, 19 injured in Abu Dhabi road crash

GBNEWS24 DESK// A total of 24 women were on the bus that collided with a lorry in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, killing six, a Nepalese diplomat has said. “Among the victims, 17 were Nepalese women, and three have tragically perished in the…

Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in US Senate

GB NEWS24 DESK// The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened Thursday in the US Senate, as lawmakers took a solemn oath to be “impartial” in deciding whether to force the 45th US president from office. For just the third…

Khamenei to lead Friday prayers amid Iranian tumult

GB NEWS24 DESK// Iran's supreme leader is expected to lead the main weekly Muslim prayers in Tehran on Friday, after a traumatic month in which the country had appeared on the brink of war with the United States and accidentally downed a…

Intense fighting in Syria’s Idlib kills 39: monitor

GBNEWS24DESK// Intense fighting between pro-government forces and jihadist-led fighters in Syria's Idlib province killed at least 39 fighters overnight, a war monitor said Thursday. The violence, which saw air strikes, shelling and…

Russian government resigns as Putin plans future

GBNEWS24DESK// The Russian government is to resign, hours after President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes that could prolong his stay in power. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the president's proposals would…

Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate

GBNEWS24DESK// Articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate Wednesday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens the US leader with removal…

China needs to show Taiwan respect, says president

GBNEWS24DESK// aiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has told the BBC that China needs to "face reality" and show the island "respect". She was re-elected for a second term on Saturday, winning by a landslide after a campaign in which she…

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