Tragic tourist boat accident with many victims in Colombia

A tourist boat, El Almirante ferry, with about 160 passengers on board capsized Sunday on the Guatape reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, a popular weekend destination. It sank in a matter of minutes. At least nine people were dead and 28 missing. A flotilla of recreational boats and jet skis rushed to the scene, pulling people from the boat.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: International

A naval U.S. destroyer was damaged in collision with a container ship near Japan

A naval U.S. destroyer was involved in a nighttime collision with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel operating off the coast of Japan, on June 17. The container ship was about four times its size, 29,060 tons and 222 meters (730 feet) long. It is unclear how fast the destroyer was traveling. The collision damaged Fitzgerald's forward starboard side above and below the water line.

Dozens Nazi original artifacts discovered in a secret room in Argentina

In a house near Argentina's capital, in a north suburb, police believes have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history.  Many things were  in a hidden room of that house, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler and magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) will open next week in Los Angeles

This year, the biggest video game show in the world, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), at the Convention Center in Los Angeles, is open to the public between 13 – 15 June. It connects about 65,000 people (leading computer and video game companies, business partners, media, industry analysts and the biggest fans of video games from over 100 countries).

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: International