Indonesia Tsunami

Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 429: disaster agency

The death toll from the tsunami that hit Indonesian islands without warning on Saturday night has passed 420 with more than 1,400 people injured. Thousands of people were left homeless when the waves smashed homes...
Indonesia Tsunami

Indonesia Tsunami: 62 dead, nearly 600 injured on islands of Java and Sumatra

Indonesia tsunami LIVE updates: At least 62 people were killed and another 584 injured on the islands of Sumatra and Java after a tsunami struck coastal areas around the Sunda Strait on Saturday night. The...
qatar OPEC

Oil prices rise as US, China bury hatchet; Qatar says will exit OPEC

Qatar is withdrawing from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as of January 2019, Saad al-Kaabi, the country’s energy minister said on Monday. The decision to withdraw from OPEC came after Qatar reviewed...
George H W Bush

Former US President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced. "Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce...
Donald Trump

US suspends $1.66 billion security aid to Pakistan

Ties between the US and Pakistan hit a new low after the former suspended its $1.66 billion security assistance to Pakistan on Wednesday, days after President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of not doing enough...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International withdraws award from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its highest honour from Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi in light of what it said was the Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s “shameful betrayal of the values she once stood...
Anglophone Cameroon

79 school students abducted in Anglophone Cameroon

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon’s restive northwest region, a governor said Monday. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda,...
Lion Air plane crash

Hours before Lion Air plane crashed, pilot sent SOS on previous flight

The pilot of a Lion Air flight from Indonesia’s Bali island on Sunday made a distress call minutes after take-off due to technical problems, but they were overcome and he pushed on to Jakarta....
Titanic 2

Much awaited Titanic II set to sail in 2022

Titanic II, a replica of the ship of dreams, the legendary Titanic, is all set to sail through its maiden voyage in 2022. Australian company Blue Star Line, recently, made an official announcement about...

Pittsburgh police report active shooter near synagogue, multiple casualties feared

A police official says there are “multiple casualties” in a shooting near a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Commander Jason Lando told reporters Saturday the shooting was reported near the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel...

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