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32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

Authorities have exhumed 32 bodies and nine heads from several Mexico mass graves this week in a southern Mexican state plagued by kidnappings and murders, officials said. The remains were unearthed between Tuesday and Thursday in 17 pits on a hill in the village of Pochahuixco, part of the municipality of Zitlala, a region beset […]

November 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
16 dead, thousands displaced in Central Africa clashes- UN

16 dead, thousands displaced in Central Africa clashes- UN

Central Africa clashes between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have left at least 16 people dead and displaced several thousand civilians, the UN said Wednesday, warning of “targeted assassinations” against ethnic Fulani. “There have been at least 16 confirmed death and thousands displaced,” Vladimir Monteiro, spokesman for United Nations peacekeeping force MINUSCA, […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 40 killed in China construction accident- Xinhua

At least 40 killed in China construction accident- Xinhua

At least 40 people were killed in a scaffolding collapse Thursday morning at a construction site in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, state media reported. A work platform at a power plant cooling tower being built in the city of Fengcheng came tumbling down at about 7:30 a.m., an official with the local Work […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hurricane Otto heads towards Central America, kills 3

Hurricane Otto heads towards Central America, kills 3

Hurricane Otto was forecast to strengthen in the Caribbean as it churned toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Otto became the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic season earlier in the day when the US-based National Hurricane Center updated it from a tropical storm. […]

November 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hundreds more Myanmar Rohingya flee to Bangladesh- aid workers

Hundreds more Myanmar Rohingya flee to Bangladesh- aid workers

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday, aid workers said, seeking shelter from escalating violence in the northwest that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000. An official from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations’ migration agency, who did […]

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar’s Rakhine- HRW

More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar’s Rakhine- HRW

More than 1,000 houses in Rohingya villages have been razed in northwestern Myanmar, according to analysis of satellite images from Human Rights Watch released Monday that fly in the face of government denials. Troops have poured into a strip of land along the Bangladesh border, an area which is largely home to the stateless Muslim […]

November 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
India train derails, at least 122 killed, more than 150 injured

India train derails, at least 122 killed, more than 150 injured

At least 122 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors. Police officials said people were still missing as authorities tried to determine what caused 14 carriages of the […]

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Train derails in north India, killing 96 and trapping others

Train derails in north India, killing 96 and trapping others

At least 96 people were killed Sunday when 14 coaches of an overnight passenger train rolled off the track in northern India, with rescue workers using cutting torches to try to pull out survivors, police said. Daljeet Chaudhary, a director general of police, said the death toll was likely to rise because rescue workers had […]

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Myanmar rejects reports army killed Rohingya fleeing Rakhine conflict

Myanmar rejects reports army killed Rohingya fleeing Rakhine conflict

Myanmar’s government on Friday rejected accusations by minority Rohingya Muslims that the military has killed residents fleeing the conflict in the northwest of the country, in which at least 86 people have been killed so far and up to 30,000 displaced. Hundreds of Rohingya are trying to escape the military crackdown after a recent escalation […]

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
US seeks UN arms embargo against South Sudan

US seeks UN arms embargo against South Sudan

The United States on Thursday launched a bid at the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan following UN warnings that the war-torn country could descend into genocide. US Ambassador Samantha Power said a draft resolution will be presented to the council in the coming days to ban weapons sales to the […]

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More