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Fifteen people were killed and 28 wounded after a minibus carrying migrants overturned in eastern Turkey on Thursday. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 18, 2019, 06.52 PM (IST)

Arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33

A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.

Seized 'foreign tanker' in Strait of Hormuz: Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf. The tanker was seized on Sunday "south of the (Iranian) island of Larak" in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the force's Sepahnews website said.

Pakistan reading a different verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav, it does not have patience to read: MEA

As Pak PM Imran tired to give a "postive spin" to the International Court of Justice(ICJ) verdict on Kulbushan Jadhav, India slammed Pakistan's stance asserting that Pakistan has been reading from a different verdict.

15 migrants killed in Turkey after minibus overturns; nationality unknown

Fifteen people were killed and 28 wounded after a minibus carrying migrants overturned in eastern Turkey on Thursday, the private news agency DHA reported.

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrested in LNG scam 

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been arrested by Pakistan's corruption watchdog, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), news agency ANI reported citing Pak media.