Norway on alert over feared ‘terrorist’ attack

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

OSLO: Norway has taken exceptional security measures after being informed of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who have fought in Syria, the country´s intelligence chief said Thursday. The move comes as concerns are mounting in Europe about the growing national security threat posed by militants returning from war-torn Syria. The domestic intelligence service (PST) “recently received... 

25 killed scores more feared dead as Bangladesh ferry sinks

Posted by on May 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GAJARIA: Divers battled Friday to recover bodies trapped in the wreckage of a Bangladesh ferry that was sunk by a giant wave, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 25 with scores more feared drowned. As survivors blamed the captain of the MV Miraz for refusing to take shelter from a gathering storm, an investigation was launched into whether it had been carrying too many passengers. Bangladesh is no stranger to... 

11 persons feared buried as landslide hit a house in Dir Bala

Posted by on Apr 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

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Jets pound militant hideouts in N Waziristan casualties feared

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

MIRANSHAH: Pakistani fighter jets pounded militants’ hideouts in North Waziristan on late Monday night, Geo News reported. Sources said the security forces launched action near Miranshah and targeted several hideouts of the militants. Sources added that casualties are feared in the action. There are reports of action in South Waziristan as well. View full post on  Read More →

Thirty feared dead in fire at Canadian home for elderly

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

L´ISLE-VERTE: Canadian firefighters searched the ashes of a Quebec retirement home Thursday after it burned nearly to the ground on a bleak midwinter night, leaving more than 30 residents feared dead. Officials said the remains of three victims had been recovered and some 30 more were unaccounted for, while the local fire chief said rescuers would continue to search for bodies through the night. The search and an investigation... 

More unrest feared as Bangladesh holds farce vote

Posted by on Jan 03, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DHAKA: Bangladesh´s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is certain to cement her grip on power this Sunday at elections boycotted by her rivals and shunned by the West after unprecedented bloodshed. While Hasina says the election will allow her to “eliminate militancy”, analysts warn it will spark more unrest after the bloodiest year in Bangladesh´s short and troubled history. A poll in the normally pro-government... 

US drone fires missiles in North Waziristan causalities feared

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A US drone fired two missiles in North Waziristan tribal region near Afghan border, sources said. They said that the attack took place in Meeranshah, main town of North Waziristan Agency. The sources said that the unmanned aircraft were continually flying in the area. There was no report of any casualty so far. View full post on  Read More →

Blast reported in Swabi casualties feared

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 | Leave a Comment

SWABI: A blast has been reported at Jahangir Road in Swabi here on Monday evening, Geo News reported. Police was ascertaining the nature of the blast. According to reports casualties are feared in the blast. View full post on  Read More →

One dead 50 feared trapped in South Africa mall collapse

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 | Leave a Comment

TONGAAT: Hundreds of rescue workers searched for survivors in the rubble of a half-built mall that collapsed near the South African city of Durban Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens. Police spokeswoman Mandy Govender said one person was confirmed dead and 26 people had been pulled from the debris after the roof of the mall collapsed. “It was a mall building still under construction,” said Govender.... 

10000 feared dead in typhoonhit Philippine province police

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 | Leave a Comment

TACLOBAN: A super typhoon is believed to have killed 10,000 people in one Philippine province, a regional police chief said Sunday. “We had a meeting last night with the governor and based on the government’s estimates, initially there are 10,000 casualties (dead),” Chief Supt Elmer Soria told reporters in Tacloban, the devastated capital of Leyte province. Soria was referring to a meeting with the... 


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