Friday, January 21, 2022

Cabbie clings to rival driver’s bonnet for 3 km

Rome, March 16 (IANSAKI) The driver of a licenced white taxi in Rome was hospitalised after he clung to the bonnet of a private cab for three kilometres in a dispute over a passenger.

3 militants killed in Bangladesh suicide bombing

Dhaka, March 16 Three militants were killed on Thursday in suicide blasts during a raid in Bangladesh's Chittagong city, a police officer said.

Devastating fire guts Dhaka slum

Dhaka, March 16 A devastating fire swept through one of the largest slums in Dhaka on Thursday, destroying hundreds of homes and leaving thousands displaced, Bangladesh police said.

Rotting corpse found in house in Italy

Rome, 14 March (IANSAKI) The decomposing body of what police believe to be a woman was found in an advanced state of decomposition in a derelict house near Florence.

260 hotel workers abducted in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, March 14 A rebel group attacked a hotel in Myanmar and abducted 260 of its workers to make them work for the group, local media reported on Tuesday.

Malaysia embalms Kim Jong-nam’s decaying corpse

Kuala Lumpur, March 14 The Malaysian government announced on Tuesday that the corpse of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was embalmed in Kuala Lumpur to preserve it until it is claimed by relatives.

10 Haqqani militants killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, March 14 At least 10 Haqqani militants were killed after Afghan forces struck their positions in Paktika province, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

1 dead, 8 injured in explosion in Kabul

Kabul, March 13 At least one woman was killed and eight persons were injured on Monday when an improvised explosive was detonated in Kabul, official sources said.

Two suicide bombers killed in Nigeria

Lagos, March 13 Police authority in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday said two suspected female suicide bombers were shot dead by security agents.

Over 100,000 civilians flee homes in Mosul

Baghdad, March 13 The ongoing operations to free the western side of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) terrorists have pushed up to 100,000 civilians to flee their homes, the Iraqi government said on Sunday.