The mayor of Nicaragua’s capital, three-time world boxing champion Alexis Arguello, was found dead in his home early Wednesday morning from a gunshot wound to his chest. He was 57. Local media reported that the Nicaraguan sports icon committed suicide, but there was no official confirmation
Experts have warned that the richly diverse coral reefs of the Coral Triangle around southeast Asia will disappear by the end of the century if action is not taken against climate change. As well as the loss of one of the world’s most diverse underwater ecosystems, the knock on effect would be the collapse of coastal economies that supports around 100 million people, according to the WWF- commissioned study outlined at the World Ocean Conference this week. The Coral Triangle includes 30 percent of the world’s reefs, 76 percent of global reef building coral species and more than 35 percent of coral reef fish
Police investigating the killing of a police officer and two soldiers in Northern Ireland have been given more time to question suspects, the Police Service of Northern Ireland announced Sunday.
When Grand Theft Auto IV: Liberty City came out on April 29 last year, it sold 3.6 million copies in one day. By the end of the week, sales were up to 6 million, for a total take of about $500 million.