More than 30 feared dead on Japan volcano police

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment

OTAKI: The first deaths were confirmed Sunday among more than 30 hikers feared killed near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted without warning, spewing ash, rocks and steam. Rescue workers battling rocketing levels of sulphurous gas found 31 people in “cardiac arrest” near the summit of 3,067-metre (10,121-foot) Mount Ontake, which erupted around noon on Saturday, police and local officials said. The... 

More than 130000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey minister

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ANKARA: More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have fled across the border into Turkey, escaping an advance by Islamic State terrorists, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday. “The number of Syrians has passed 130,000,” he told reporters in Ankara, warning that the number would likely rise. IS extremists have seized dozens of villages in the past week as they advance on the town of Ain al-Arab,... 

More than two hours delay in PIA flight irks passengers

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: More than two hours delay in Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight, leaving Karachi for capital city Islamabad, irked the passengers on Monday night, Geo News reported. Islamabad-bound flight PK370 was to depart at 7:00PM, however, it left the airport at 9:15PM. Delay in the flight departure irked the passengers. Angry masses start accusing and shouting at former interior minister and PPP leader Senator... 

Dictatorship of Musharraf was better than democracy of Nawaz Imran

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: The dictatorship of former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf was better than the democracy of Nawaz Sharif, said PTI Chairman Imran Khan, Geo News reported. Addressing the participants of sit-in on Friday, Imran Khan said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was on forefront in the lawyers movement. He said if they could not get justice from judiciary then where they could get it from. Khan appealed Chief Justice... 

PTV attack case More than 2 dozen PAT PTI workers held

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Police have apprehended more than two dozen workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in connection with PTV attack, Geo News reported. Sources said majority of the arrested workers belong to PAT. Arrests were made at entrance and exit points of D-Chowk. The accused are being interrogated over attack on Parliament House and PTV. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Ebola death toll at more than 1900 WHO chief

Posted by on Sep 03, 2014 | Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON: More than 1,900 people have died in the Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday. “As of this week, we are reporting 3,500 cases confirmed in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia and more than 1,900 deaths — and the outbreak is rising,” Margaret Chan told reporters in Washington. The latest toll represents a significant increase from... 

Crime in Ramzan lower than last year CPLC

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The crime graph usually spikes during Ramzan with the frequency of various crimes in the metropolis spiking during the holy month. This year according to the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) indicate a major decrease in the year-on-year crime graph. According to the CPLC’s analysis of crimes registered with the CPLC or those where authenticated information was received, a decrease was witnessed.... 

More than 140 bodies pulled from Gaza rubble in truce medics

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GAZA CITY: The bodies of at least 147 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the first half of a 12-hour humanitarian truce on Saturday, medics said. Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the bodies had been brought to hospitals in north, central and southern Gaza, as well as Gaza City. The toll was expected to rise further. The grim discoveries raised the toll in Gaza on the... 

More than 130 bodies pulled from Gaza rubble in truce

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GAZA CITY: The bodies of more than 132 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the first half of a 12-hour humanitarian truce on Saturday, medics said. Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the bodies had been brought to hospitals in north, central and southern Gaza, as well as Gaza City, but that the toll was expected to rise further. The grim discoveries raised the toll in Gaza... 

More than 40 dead in Taiwan plane crash officials

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

TAIPEI: More than 40 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said. Authorities said the plane, carrying 58 people including four crew, crashed near the airport on the outlying Penghu island. “Fifty-one people are feared dead and seven people injured,” Taiwan´s Civil Aeronautics Administration Shen Chi told reporters, but the local fire chief put the death toll at 45. View... 
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