6-month-old baby among 8 dead in fire at hospital in Mumbai's Andheri
A major fire broke out at a Mumbai hospital killing at least eight people, disaster management officials said, according to NDTV, an Indian television media company. Over 140 people have been rescued so far. Six were killed on Monday, and two died this ...
Found golden coins commemorate the Thirty Years War
They look like the medieval masters who just started, according to Newsbeezer. Each coin weighs three and a half grams, which should be a unique Central European. "It's a duck's gold, very good, clean," said archaeologist David Vích from the museum in ...
President remains Poland’s most trusted politician: survey
President of Poland Andrzej Duda remains the country’s most trusted politician, with 62 percent of respondents to a new survey saying they have confidence in him. Pollster CBOS said trust in the president had dropped five percentage points compared to a similar poll a month earlier ...
Three killed, 12 injured as house collapses near Moscow
Three people were killed and twelve others were injured when a factory building collapsed in Dzerzhinsky, in the Moscow Region, the Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Monday. "Three bodies have been pulled from the rubble," a spokesman said ...
Greek private TV channel comes under bomb attack
The offices of a Greek private television channel and newspaper came under a bomb attack early Monday, the newspaper reported, according to Anadolu Agency. Local daily Kathimerini reported unknown assailants detonated a bomb at its office and SKAI TV in the wee hours ...
Miss Philippines named new Miss Universe
Catriona Grey, Miss Philippines, was named the 2018 Miss Universe Sunday night. The 24-year-old from Albay, Bicol, was one of 94 contestants competing for the title in Bangkok, Thailand in a competition that ...
Most ‘precious’ and ‘scarce’ resource of our time is dialogue, UN chief tells Doha policy forum
Following a productive two weeks of global dialogue for the United Nations and its member states, alongside governments and advocates, the organization`s Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking in the Qatar capital, Doha, underscored the ...
13 Wounded in Colombia Nightclub Explosion
13 people were injured in an explosion at a nightclub in the Colombian department of Cordoba, according to Blu Radio, Sputnik reported. According to the radio station, attackers threw an explosive device into the El Rancho de Jhon club in the city of Montelibano ...
New Jersey becomes first state to ban wild animal circus acts
New Jersey has become the first state in the nation to bar circuses, carnivals and fairs from featuring elephants, tigers and other exotic animals, according to USA Today. Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday authorizing the statewide ban, similar versions of ...
Turkish army ‘neutralizes’ 10 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq
Turkish military “neutralized” 10 PKK terrorists in airstrikes carried out in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered ...
5.7-magnitude quake hits China
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted the county of Xingwen in Yibin City, Sichuan Province at 12:46 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), Xinhua reported. The epicenter was monitored at 28.24 degrees north latitude and 104.95 degrees ...
Boeing Zhoushan project in China delivers first airplane
Boeing Zhoushan 737 Completion and Delivery Center in east China's Zhejiang Province delivered its first plane of the 737 family to Air China on Saturday, Xinhua reported. The delivery marked the U.S. aerospace giant and its Chinese partner Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd (COMAC) ...
Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns
Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has stepped down from his post, signalling an end to a weeks-long political crisis that has kept the Indian Ocean nation without a functional government, according to Al Jazeera ...
Turkish, US presidents vow better coordination on Syria
On the eve of a possible Turkish counter-terrorism operation in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday agreed on the need for more effective coordination over Syria, said an official statement, Anadolu Agency reported ...
Turkish army neutralizes 8 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq
Turkish warplanes neutralized eight PKK terrorists in northern Iraq on Friday, the military said, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured ...
Koreas agree to hold groundbreaking ceremony for rail, road reconnection on Dec. 26
South and North Korea agreed Thursday to hold a groundbreaking ceremony later this month for their project to modernize North Korean railways and roads and connect them to the South, the unification ministry said, according to Yonhap News Agency ...
Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's Tianjin
Samsung Electronics will cease operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China, the company said, as its sales in the world's biggest smartphone market slumps amid rising competition from lower-cost local rivals, Reuters reported. The South Korean company has seen its share ...
Turkey: 7 killed, 46 injured in high-speed train crash
At least seven people were killed and 46 injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails, said officials in Turkey's capital Ankara, Anadolu Agency reports ...
Turkey to launch op. in east of Euphrates, Syria soon
Turkey will launch an operation in the east of Euphrates, Syria in a few days to save it from separatistterrorist organization, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. "We expressed that we will launch an operation in east of Euphrates ...