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Turkey quake rescue winds down after dozens pulled from rubble

01 January, 2020 5:39 pm 5:39 pm

ELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) – A thousands-strong rescue operation to pull survivors from collapsed buildings in eastern Turkey began winding down on Sunday, a day and a half after a powerful earthquake killed dozens. Teams had worked through the night to rescue 45 people from the rubble, the disaster authority said, using drills, mechanical diggers, buckets … Read More

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Six bodies retrieved from New Zealand volcanic island as survivors face lon...

12 December, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, in a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland. An eight-person bomb disposal squad was helicoptered in and spent four hours on White Island, which … Read More

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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, kills dozens

09 September, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen’s Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday. The Sunni Muslim coalition, which has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthis for over four years in Yemen, said it destroyed a site storing … Read More

Dozens, injured, Indian, troops, brute force, Pakistani, flags, IOK

Dozens injured as Indian troops use brute force, Pakistani flags hoisted in...

06 June, 2019 3:39 pm 3:39 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops used brute force on protesters during Eid prayers in Srinagar, Islamabad, Kupwara and Baramulla districts on Wednesday. Indian troops and police personnel used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on pro-freedom rallies at Nowhatta and Soura in Srinagar, Janglat Mandi, Reeshi Bazar, Lal Chowk and … Read More

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50 migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya

05 May, 2019 8:14 pm 8:14 pm

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least 50 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said. The state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency gave a death toll of at least 70 people. It was one … Read More

At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti

10 October, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti on Wednesday over a corruption scandal and some marchers called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. A report by Haiti’s Senate accused former government officials of embezzlement, abuse of authority and forgery … Read More

Dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs, killing at least 1, injuring 12

09 September, 2018 10:31 am 10:31 am

ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) – Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said. The blasts left dozens of homes and other buildings demolished or engulfed in flames as firefighters from some … Read More