Tag: news human rights observers www.hromedia.com

Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

May 27, – With the recovery of four more bodies, the death toll in the Delhi-Gorakhpur train accident has climbed to 44 today. “Eight more bodies have been recovered by the rescue teams since last night and 160 others have been injured,” District Magistrate Bharat Lal said. Gas cutter are being used to cut bogies […]

May 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
4 people killed, 25 wounded in Taiwan subway stabbing spree

4 people killed, 25 wounded in Taiwan subway stabbing spree

May 21, – A university student wielding a knife attacked riders aboard a subway train in Taiwan’s capital on Wednesday, killing four people and injuring at least 21 others, police and local media said. The seemingly random attack occurred at about 4 p.m. at the start of the evening rush hour aboard a train on […]

May 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Death Toll in NYC building blast Rises to 8, search for survivors continues

Death Toll in NYC building blast Rises to 8, search for survivors continues

The two buildings at 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem housing residential units and shops, collapsed after a huge explosion on Wednesday morning, just minutes after occupants complained of a gas leak. Rescuers today pulled out another body from the rubble of two flattened Manhattan apartment buildings in New York city as the death […]

March 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ukrainian protesters end occupation of Kiev’s city hall

Ukrainian protesters end occupation of Kiev’s city hall

Feb 16, Kiev – Anti-government demonstrators in Ukraine’s capital ended their nearly three-month occupation of Kiev City Hall on Sunday as promised in exchange for the release of all jailed protesters. But tensions remained high as hundreds stayed outside the building, vowing to retake it if the government fails to drop all criminal charges against […]

February 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Strong Earthquake of 6.8 magnitude strikes China’s Xinjiang

Strong Earthquake of 6.8 magnitude strikes China’s Xinjiang

Feb 12, – An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but in a very remote and sparsely populated area. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The USGS had previously put the magnitude at 6.9, but later downgraded it. China’s […]

February 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Syrian airstrikes hit rebel town near Lebanon border

Syrian airstrikes hit rebel town near Lebanon border

Feb 12, – Syrian warplanes pounded a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Wednesday, activists said, in an apparent attempt to dislodge opposition fighters from the area and consolidate control over the border region. Yabroud is the last rebel stronghold in the mountainous Qalamoun region. Backed by Lebanon’s Hezbollah fighters, the Syrian army has […]

February 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
610kg Saudi man cuts down weight by half in 6 months

610kg Saudi man cuts down weight by half in 6 months

Feb 09, Manama – Khalid Al Shaeri, the Saudi man whose weight of 610 kilogrammes in August required a forklift and the partial demolition of his house to airlift him to hospital, now weighs 290 kilogrammes, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has reported. “He is now able to move 610kg Saudi man and to sit […]

February 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Spain Princess Cristina testifies in historic fraud probe

Spain Princess Cristina testifies in historic fraud probe

Feb 08, Palma de Mallorca, Spain – Hundreds of protesters blew whistles, revved motorcycle engines, honked car horns and chanted “Out with the Spanish crown!” near the back entrance of the island courthouse where Cristina was dropped off in a modest hatchback. In a historic judicial hearing that could further impact the deteriorated image of […]

February 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
US: New round of snow, ice hits millions in Northeast

US: New round of snow, ice hits millions in Northeast

Feb 06, – Ice and snow brought down trees and limbs and knocked out power to some 750,000 customers. Most of the outages were in the Philadelphia suburbs, and PECO, the major utility company, warned it could be the weekend before some people get their lights back on. More than a million homes and businesses […]

February 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Massive snow storm hits Midwest, heads back for Northeast

Massive snow storm hits Midwest, heads back for Northeast

Feb 05, – Winter-weary Northeast residents are readying themselves for the second storm of the week, a day after heavy snow fell on the Midwest, forcing classes to be canceled and government and business offices to close. Anywhere from a few inches to a foot or more of snow is expected to fall on East […]

February 5, 2014 | By | Reply More