Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, September 24, 2015. Photo: AP

More than 700 pilgrims killed, 719 injured during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

More than 700 people are crushed to death and 719 injured in stampede during Muslim Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia MINA (Saudi Arabia) – According to latest reports, at least 717 people... Read more »
Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that reduced a parking lot filled with new cars to charred remains at a warehouse in Tianjin, China on Aug. 13, 2015. Ng Han Guan, AP

China’s Tianjin explosion kills at least 50, devastates port city

TIANJIN, China —  The death toll in twin warehouse blasts in Tianjin, China, rose to at least 50 people Thursday, including 12 firefighters, according to state media. Huge explosions in the warehouse district sent up... Read more »