16 die in Peru mishap: At least 16 people were killed and 15 others injured when an inter-city bus plunged into a ravine in southern Peru. Police officer Jose Paredes said they are investigating the incident.     AFP
Rape charge: Prosecutors have charged three teenage Malaysian handball players with raping a female chaperone while participating in a key sports tournament. The three suspects pleaded not guilty.    ap
Dead lawyer guilty: A court in Moscow has found dead lawyer Sergei Magnitsky,
who died in prison of untreated pancreatitis in 2009, guilty of tax evasion, concluding an unusual posthumous trial.  AP
PAF jet crash: A fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force crashed on Thursday. “An F-7P Fighter Aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Esa Khel town” a PAF statement said. PTI
2 killed in Pak blast: At least two people were killed and five others injured when a powerful motorcycle bomb exploded near a mosque in Pakistan’s north-western province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. AFP
Journalist dead: Honduran authorities confirmed on Wednesday that the remains found this week in the northern part of the country are those of a journalist who was kidnapped on 24 June. IANS
Wary Kremlin: A Russian state service in charge of safeguarding Kremlin communications is looking to purchase an array of old-fashioned typewriters to prevent leaks from computer hardware.     AFP
Tech savvy infant: A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car on eBay, while playing on her dad&’s smartphone. Paul Stoute from Portland, Oregon, is now the proud owner of a 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite. PTI
Solar system&’s tail: Nasa&’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer has for the first time mapped out the structure of the solar system’s tail and found that it is shaped like a four-leaf clover     pti
Smoking deaths: Smoking remains the leading avoidable cause of death worldwide, killing almost six million people a year, mostly in low and middle income countries, the World Health Organization has said.     AFP
Brave or bizarre?: A US man found a novel way to help doctors perform a complex brain surgery on him. Brad Carter strummed his handmade guitar for six hours as doctors operated on him.     PTI