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Australia's former PM Bob Hawke dies at 89

OBN May 16, 2019- Former Australian prime minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died at the age of 89. The charismatic politician,...

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Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

OBN May 16, 2019- President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries". He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

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Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo: Reuters journalists freed in Myanmar

OBN May 07, 2019- Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis have been freed. Wa Lone, 33 and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29 were released after a presidential...

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Dozens Trapped in Nigeria School Building Collapse

OBN March 14, 2019- At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the...

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Flamengo football club: Ten die in Rio de Janeiro fire

OBN Feb. 08, 2019- A fire has engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil's biggest football clubs, killing 10 people. Three people were also injured when the fire...

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