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21 schoolchildren among more than 225 dead in powerful Mexico quake

21 schoolchildren among more than 225 dead in powerful Mexico quake

At least 216 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble. The destruction revived horrific memories in Mexico on the anniversary of another massive quake in 1985, the disaster-prone country’s deadliest ever. It struck just two hours after […]

September 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening Crisis

Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening Crisis

The bloodshed overtaking Myanmar’s Rakhine state forced Hamida, a Rohingya Muslim, to run from her homeland last week. She, her husband Nasir Ahmed, their two young sons and about a dozen other refugees boarded a small fishing boat crossing the Bay of Bengal to the Bangladesh village of Shah Porir Dwip, reported. The photo above […]

September 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest spasm of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State began on Aug. 25, when […]

September 18, 2017 | By | Reply More

European Crises

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Vladimir Putin to quit

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Vladimir Putin to quit

Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. Putin, who has dominated Russian politics for 17 years, has not said whether he will run in presidential elections in […]

April 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

The death toll from metro bombing at St Petersburg has risen to 14, Russian health minister confirmed the toll. Ria Novosti the Russian agency quoted Ms Skvortsova as saying on Tuesday the total had risen from 11. Earlier in the day, State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan said in a statement released it believed […]

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
France high school shooting, Armed pupil arrested after opening fire

France high school shooting, Armed pupil arrested after opening fire

At least three people were injured after a shooting at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse, and a 17-year old student carrying a rifle, handguns and grenades was arrested, the interior ministry and police sources added. “The individual does not seem to be known by police,” one police source said. […]

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More

Arab Uprising

Car bombing at busy Baghdad market kills 12 people

Car bombing at busy Baghdad market kills 12 people

A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials said. The explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad’s Shiite district of Sadr City, a police officer said. A plume of thick black smoke billowed from the area and […]

August 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Boy, 14, arrested in Saudi Arabia for dancing the Macarena in street

Boy, 14, arrested in Saudi Arabia for dancing the Macarena in street

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in Saudi Arabia after a video of him dancing the Macarena in the street went viral. The boy, who has not been identified, is accused by authorities of “improper public behaviour”. It comes after a clip was shared online of him performing the dance routine to the famous 1990s […]

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
ISIS thugs push man off building for being gay and cut thief’s hand off

ISIS thugs push man off building for being gay and cut thief’s hand off

Disturbing images depicting ISIS brutal and inhumane punishments inflicted on civilians have been released. ISIS has intensified its crackdown on people living in the eastern province of Deir Ez-zor, Syria. The extremist group is looking to repress anyone opposed to their way of ruling. A horrific photo shows a man being executed in front of […]

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More

Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

At least 42 people were killed across seven states since Wednesday following days of severe weather, including flash floods in Illinois and tornadoes in Texas. The Marion County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office said five people were killed Saturday as a major storm system brought flash flooding and blizzard conditions to parts of the United States. In […]

December 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

Dec 25, – Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes. Emergency declarations were issued in Mississippi and Tennessee, the two states hardest hit by […]

December 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

Health & Fitness

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Binge drinking women before they become pregnant risk of harming their babies, a study suggests. Women taking excessive alcohol even before pregnancy are more likely to have children with high blood sugar, increasing their chances of developing diabetes as adults. For women, binge drinking is defined as having the equivalent of four or more drinks […]

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said Sunday. The outbreak was detected at a farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Amsterdam, where about 180,000 ducks were put down […]

November 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Oct 02, – Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe brain-related birth defects. But the report seems to confirm health officials’ belief that infections after birth in children are similar to infections in adults— most people don’t feel sick, and some develop only mild symptoms like fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. A first […]

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

Women Rights

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Afghan woman Zarina, 23, said the man, who married her when she was just 13, assaulted her while she was asleep. She has revealed how her husband tied her up and cut off her ears in an horrific domestic violence attack in Afghanistan. “The woman said I haven’t committed any sin,” she told. “I don’t […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More

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