Sixteen people were killed in a southwest China coal mine accident on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency said, the latest accident in a country with a poor history of industrial safety.
Ugandan forces are searching for more than 200 naked inmates who escaped jail, broke into an armory, then stripped and fled into a remote wilderness area in the country’s northeast.
Legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, popularly known as Balu and SPB, who enthralled millions of people with his youthful voice, died at 1.04 pm on Friday while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at a Chennai hospital. He was 74. SPB, who sang more than 40,000 songs in a career spanning nearly 55 years, had been undergoing treatment in MGM Healthcare since August 5.
Israel tightened COVID19 lockdown measures on Friday and critics accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of trying to curb protests against his handling of the health and economic crises.