Strong earthquake hits New Zealand

April 24, 2015 0

A strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand on Friday, seismologists said, panicking shoppers but prompting no reports of any major damage. The quake hit at 3:36pm (0336 GMT) with its epicentre about 66 kilometres (41 […]

Massive storm hits Bihar, 42 died

April 23, 2015 0

Forty-two persons were killed and over 100 injured as cyclonic storms hit Seemanchal belt of Purnia and Katihar and Kosi region of Madhepura and Saharsa on Tuesday night. Though the state government is yet to […]

Former Egyptian president jailed for 20 years

April 21, 2015 0

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt’s first freely elected president. Mursi stood in a cage in court […]

South Korea PM decides to Resign?

April 21, 2015 0

South Korea’s Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo has offered to resign after facing accusations of accepting bribes. President Park Geun-hye has not said if she will accept Mr Lee’s resignation, but has expressed sympathy for him. […]

Tsunami warning to Japan after the Strong quake

April 20, 2015 0

A strong earthquake rattled Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan on Monday, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-metre tsunami for the Okinawa island chain. There were […]

ISIS Pakistan chief killed

April 18, 2015 0

Pakistan chief of ISIS Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was killed when a roadside bomb he was planting went off in the country’s restive northwest tribal region, according to reports. Saeed, along with two of his accomplices, […]

400 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya

April 15, 2015 0

Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, said survivors who were brought to Italy, where tension is mounting over a surge in boat arrivals from North […]

Brazil: 1 lakh Protesters push to impeach President

April 13, 2015 0

Throngs of protesters packed the streets of major Brazilian cities on Sunday, pushing for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Fueled by mounting anger over a corruption scandal that has implicated politicians in Rousseff’s party, […]

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