Troops gather during a search operation after a car plunged into the Teesta river in Siliguri, West Bengal, on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.
At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.
Cyclone Fani, the first summer cyclone to hit India's Bay of Bengal coast in 43 years, made landfall in Odisha state on May 3 packing winds up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour.
An Egyptian man known as Amir Farouk, 24 from the Egyptian city of Tanta was murdered by young men who lured him to the street near his house and tore his body after stabbing him 17 times with knives, due to previous dispute.
Reaffirming its longstanding commitment to the Palestinian people, the UAE noted that it has contributed more than $883mn from 2013 to 2021 to fund vital sectors and support development efforts in Palestinian territories.
Astronomers have succeeded in deciphering the mystery of the appearance of a bright light on Jupiter, which occurred days ago where it turned out that it was caused by a small object colliding with the giant planet.