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Human Rights Magazine: Deadly bombings in northern Pakistan market kill 39

Human Rights Magazine: Deadly bombings in northern Pakistan market kill 39

July 26, – At least 39 people have been killed after two bombs exploded in a market in northern Pakistan, reports say. The explosions took place in Parachinar, the main town of the Kurrum tribal region, near the Afghan border. The two blasts occurred close to two different mosques in the town, according to Reuters […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
New MERS Coronavirus Virus Less Infectious Than SARS: Study

New MERS Coronavirus Virus Less Infectious Than SARS: Study

July 26, – Important differences between Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) suggest that MERS won’t prove as dangerous as SARS, researchers report. MERS emerged last year in Saudi Arabia and nearly all cases of infection have been reported there, or in people who were infected with the virus there […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
Chinese man ‘stabs five people to death’ in Henan

Chinese man ‘stabs five people to death’ in Henan

July 26, – Police in China have been searching for a man who reportedly stabbed five people to death and wounded three others, state media say. The 38-year-old killed three people in a village and two others in a nearby city in Henan province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency said quoting police. The man’s motive […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
UN chief demands Ex-presidents release ahead of rival Egypt rallies

UN chief demands Ex-presidents release ahead of rival Egypt rallies

July 26, – UN chief Ban Ki-moon demanded that Mursi and his high-level backers “be released or have their cases reviewed transparently without delay,” said deputy UN spokesman Eduardo del Buey. UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for the release of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Mursi as his supporters and the military who toppled him sought […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
Iraq: Blast inside crowded cafe kills 16

Iraq: Blast inside crowded cafe kills 16

July 26, BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities say a bomb targeting diners in a crowded cafe north of Baghdad has killed 16 people and wounded 20. Iraqi police said that the Thursday night attack occurred inside the Noufel cafe near the town of Muqdadiyah, about 90 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad. Hospital officials confirmed the […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
Syria: Car bomb kills 10, wounds 62 near Damascus

Syria: Car bomb kills 10, wounds 62 near Damascus

July 25, DAMASCUS, Syria – A powerful car bomb exploded in a suburb of the Syrian capital Thursday, killing 10 people and wounding dozens of others, Syria’s state-run news agency said. The explosion in Jaramana, just few kilometers (miles) southeast of Damascus, came as the United Nations’ top official said more than 100,000 people have […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
Death toll rises to 77 in Spanish train crash – observers

Death toll rises to 77 in Spanish train crash – observers

July 25, – A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 77 of its 218 passengers and injuring more than 100, officials in the Galicia region say.   All eight carriages of the Madrid to Ferrol train came off the tracks near the city of Santiago de Compostela. Media reports say the train […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
Casualties reported as Spanish train derails in Galicia

Casualties reported as Spanish train derails in Galicia

July 25, – A train has derailed in north-western Spain, with casualties reported. A high-speed train travelling from Madrid to Ferrol has crashed just outside Santiago de Compostela in the north-western region of Galicia. Sources indicate the train derailed near the station at quarter to nine Spanish time. An emergency response team is on site. […]

July 24, 2013 | By More
Pirates free Turkish ship with Indian crew

Pirates free Turkish ship with Indian crew

July 24, – The Indian crew of MT Cotton is safe and many of them have called home after their release, family members say. Pirates have released a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 24 Indians which they hijacked near Port Gentil off the coast of Gabon in West Africa last week. It is […]

July 23, 2013 | By More
Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

July 23, BAGHDAD — Al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for audacious raids on two high-security prisons on the outskirts of Baghdad this week that killed dozens and set free hundreds of inmates, including some of its followers. The statement issued in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the […]

July 23, 2013 | By More