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Landslide in Philippines kills four, dozens feared trapped

Landslide in Philippines kills four, dozens feared trapped

MANILA (Reuters) – A landslide triggered by heavy rains on Thursday killed at least four people in the central Philippines, with dozens feared trapped in the latest of a string of deadly incidents over six days.Four people were pulled out alive after boulders and earth loosened by rain engulfed a cluster of homes near a […]

Suicide attack kills three Nato soldiers in Afghanistan: official

Suicide attack kills three Nato soldiers in Afghanistan: official

A suicide bomber killed three foreign soldiers in an attack on a patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, Nato’s mission in the country said. “Three Resolute Support service members were killed by a suicide bomber during a combined, dismounted patrol with Afghan forces in eastern Afghanistan,” it said in a statement. A US member of […]

Strong quake on Indonesia holiday island kills 13, injures hundreds

Strong quake on Indonesia holiday island kills 13, injures hundreds

A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 13 people, injured hundreds and damaged thousands of homes on Sunday, officials said. The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake jolted the island in the early morning, sending people running outside in panic and triggering landslides on popular mountain hiking routes. Scores of aftershocks sparked […]

Saudi-led strike ‘kills dozens’ of Yemen rebels

Saudi-led strike ‘kills dozens’ of Yemen rebels

A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said in another blow to the insurgents following the assassination of their political chief. The Houthi rebels staged a public funeral on Saturday for Saleh al-Sammad, head of their Supreme Political Council and effectively the insurgents’ second-in-command, who was […]

Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

A fire tore through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday, killing at least 12 people, including a toddler, and leaving four others fighting for their lives in New York’s deadliest blaze in decades. The fire broke out around 6:51pm (2351 GMT) in a 25-apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, one of the most popular tourist […]

Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

  JAKARTA: A tropical cyclone which hit Indonesia’s main island of  Java has triggered severe flooding and landslides which left 19 dead, an official said Wednesday. Landslides claimed 15 lives in east and central Java, while four others perished in floods unleashed by Cyclone Cempaka. “Thousands of homes, hectares of agricultural land and public facilities are […]

Indian man kills mother, feasts on her heart with ‘chutney’

Indian man kills mother, feasts on her heart with ‘chutney’

An Indian man allegedly stabs his mother to death after a fight over money, before cutting out her heart and eating it ‘with pepper and chutney’. According to MailOnline, the shocking incident occurred in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sunil Kuchakurni, 35, visited his mother Yelava, 65, at her home to ask her for money. The […]

Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens kills himself after pursuit

Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens kills himself after pursuit

Web Desk Steve Stephens, the Cleveland killer who posted video of the slaying on Facebook, killed himself in Pennsylvania after a police chase, officers said Tuesday. An employee spotted Stephens’ white Ford Fusion in the drive-thru of a McDonald’s near Erie and called authorities. Stephens fled and Pennsylvania State Police troopers gave chase. One officer […]

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

Roadside bomb kills nine policemen in northern Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills nine policemen in northern Afghanistan

By AFP MAZAR-I-SHARIF,:  A roadside bomb killed nine policemen and wounded four others outside their checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, in the latest casualties ahead of the spring fighting season. The bomb exploded Saturday when police entered a Taliban stronghold they had retaken in Chimtal district in Balkh province following an operation led […]

Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attack’ in Idlib kills 58

Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attack’ in Idlib kills 58

Media captionVictims were treated for injuries, including asphyxiation Syria’s war Assad is secure, but Syria’s war shows no sign of ending Six decisive points that changed Syria’s war Why is there a war in Syria? Returning home to ruins of East Aleppo At least 58 people have been killed and dozens At least 58 people […]