Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions on Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more than 50 jade miners — the latest fatal accident in a notoriously dangerous but highly-lucrative industry.
The Court of Cassation has upheld a seven-year prison term to a young man convicted of murder.
Four people were killed and a fifth sustained minor injuries in a collision that involved two vehicles in Al Nasseriya in Al Ain. As a result of the collision, one of the vehicles overturned and hit a lamp-post causing the death of the driver and his companion. The other vehicle hit two women while crossing the street from a zebra crossing at the collision scene.
A massive anti-terrorism operation in Peshawar concluded on Tuesday after a 17-hour standoff between suspected terrorists and security forces in which all the five criminals were shot dead and policeman died.
At least 21 civilians were killed on Tuesday as Syria’s regime intensified its bombardment of the last extremist stronghold in the country’s northwest, a monitor said.
A suicide bomber killed at least four people and injured several others on Tuesday after detonating a car packed with explosives in Mogadishu, Somali security forces said.
A Palestinian crossed into Israel from Gaza and shot at troops, setting off a firefight in which he was killed and three Israeli soldiers were wounded early on Thursday, the army said.
A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer was killed along with the suspect in the shooting and two other officers were wounded during a shootout in southern California on Monday evening,
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.