TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope.
One man has been killed and two others injured after a shooting at a boxing match weigh-in in Dublin. Unconfirmed reports say assault rifles may have been used and that the attackers were dressed in police-style uniforms when they burst in at around 2.30pm. Young children were among the people forced to dive for cover when the attackers opened fire, the Irish Independent reported.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with 26 percent of the population facing food shortages.
A 38-year-old man has been killed and three others injured after a giant construction crane collapsed in Manhattan. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the incident occurred as the 565ft (172 metre) crane was being lowered as a precaution because of gusty winds.