Samir Salim managed to save his father and sister but was too late for his mother.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Federal police officers are involved in fierce street fighting Iraqi forces say they are pushing into the Old City of Mosul and closing in on a key mosque despite fierce resistance from Islamic State (IS) militants. Federal police chief Lt-Gen Raed Jawdat said officers were besieging the area around the […]
Archive: Novotna cries after losing 1993 Wimbledon final Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament when […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lobsters may not exhibit recognisable symptoms of pain, but that doesn’t mean they don’t experience it, say some scientists “Lobster is one of those rare foods that you cook from a live state,” the recipe says. “Quickly plunge lobsters head-first into the boiling water… Boil for 15 minutes,” the […]