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  • China: Death toll in Friday’s landslide rises to 10

    In China, the death toll in Friday’s landslide in northern Shanxi Province has gone up to 10. Local authorities said so far, 16 people had been pulled out of the debris. Ten others are still missing. The landslide hit several residential buildings and a public bathhouse, reducing them to rubble. Hundreds of policemen and medical […]

    Brexit: Theresa May asks MPs for ‘honourable compromise’

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has asked MPs to make an ‘honourable compromise’ as she seeks to persuade them to back her Brexit deal for the third time. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the Prime Minister said failure to support the deal would mean that Britain will not leave the EU for many months, if […]

    New Zealand’s Dunedin airport closed after suspicious device reported

    New Zealand’s Dunedin airport has been closed after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield. The police, in a statement, said that specialist teams have been deployed to determine the nature of the package. Local media reported that the staff were sent home and the flights were either cancelled or diverted. New Zealand is […]

    At least 63 people killed by flash floods in eastern Indonesia

    In Indonesia, at least 63 people have been killed and 59 injured by flash floods in eastern Papua province. The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides yesterday. The National disaster agency said, dozens of homes were damaged. It said, the number of casualties and […]

    New Zealand PM wants answers from social media firms after mosque attack live stream

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today said, she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms about how Friday’s terror attack by a gunman was live-streamed on their platforms. As many as 50 mosque-goers were killed in the attack. Saying there were further questions to be answered by the tech […]

    Bookie Sanjeev Chawla files appeal in UK against extradition order

    Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla, who is wanted in India to face charges of match-fixing dating back to 2000, has filed an application in the UK High Court seeking leave to appeal against his extradition order by Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. UK home secretary Sajid Javid had signed off on the District Judge’s order in […]

    Dozens killed in New Zealand mosque shooting

    In New Zealand, a gunman opened fire at two mosques killing 49 people and seriously injuring 20 others in the Christchurch city. The mosques were packed with worshippers gathered for Friday prayers. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed the toll and termed the shooting as one of the country’s darkest days. Condemning the attack, […]

    Shooting at New Zealand mosque

    Armed police in New Zealand swarmed central Christchurch on Friday amid a shooting incident at a mosque. According to local media reports, there are multiple casualties at the Al Noor mosque and that another had been evacuated. Police said, the shooter is still active. All schools in Christchurch have been placed on lockdown and people […]

    Brexit: MPs set to vote on delaying EU departure

    British MPs are set to vote tonight on whether to ask the EU for permission to delay Brexit beyond 29th March departure date. This comes after the legislators yesterday rejected no-deal Brexit by a narrow margin, preventing Britain from crashing out of the European Union without any transition phase. Prime Minister Theresa May will also […]

    5 dead in Iran gas pipe blast

    At least five people have died and six others were injured in a gas pipeline explosion near southwest Ahvaz city of Iran. Ahvaz governor, Jamal Alemi Neisi said, gas pipes blew up about 200 metres from the road, destroying four vehicles that were passing by. He added it was not a terrorist act or sabotage, […]