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Taichung World Flora Expo 2018

(ZIZ NEWS) — Taichung City in Taiwan has been promoting the rediscovery of “Green, Nature, and People” with the hosting of the Taichung World Flora Expo 2018 in three locations across the city. Following a night of colourful display…

Thousand Oaks: Las Vegas shooting survivor among dead

A man who survived a mass shooting in Las Vegas last year was among those killed in Wednesday’s attack in California, his family says. Telemachus Orfanos, 27, died alongside 11 others when a man opened fire at the Borderline Bar and…

Iran sanctions: Rouhani defiant as US re-imposes measures

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “break” swingeing sanctions re-imposed by the US targeting core parts of the economy. The Trump administration is restoring all sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal in a…

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei vanishes on trip to China

France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol. His family have not heard from him since he left Interpol HQ in the French city of Lyon for a trip back…

‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning in the Perryman area, Harford County, about 40km (25…

Elon Musk makes another space tourism promise

Elon Musk’s space company says it has signed up the first private passenger to fly around the moon on its huge Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). SpaceX said the announcement for the BFR was an important step toward everyday access to space.…