A fire fighter watches an animation company, which caught fire in Kyoto on Thursday. AFP
Eyewitnesses on Friday recount details of a horrifying inferno that tore through a Japanese animation firm and killed dozens.
The blaze in the city of Kyoto appeared to have been started deliberately, police said, but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.
Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate — and futile — attempt to escape.
When there is conflict in a country or region, it is bound to aggravate food insecurity. Millions go hungry without food, and there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel. Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the
US President Joe Biden will seek to restore bonds of trust at NATO’s first post-Trump summit, as leaders push to revitalise the alliance despite differences over dangers ahead. The allies will agree a statement stressing common ground on securing their
When Pinarayi Vijayan took the oath of office as Kerala’s Chief Minister after winning a second successive term in the recent five-state Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal’s Chief Minister, sent a party colleague to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
We have to recognise the depression in the world that has persisted now for 18 months. But a sign of recovery is visible as the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of ‘Green List’ destinations (effective from June 13).