Iquiquie region in Northern Chile still do not have water and electricity supply after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the region.
A cargo ship bearing the Mongolian flag sunk off northern coast of South Korea. The ship has a crew of sixteen North Koreans. According to the South Korean Coast Guard, 2 were found dead, three were rescued and 11 was still missing.
The Turkish government lifts its ban of the micro-blogging site, Twitter, after the courts declared that said ban violates Turkish citizens’ right to freedom of expression.
Two ships that will be the center of the search operations in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370. According to the Australian Defense Force, Great Britain’s HMS Echo will conduct a specific search in the area, together with Australian ship Ocean Shield, equipped with specialized devices from the US Navy which can locate the black box of the said flight.
Malaysia confirmed today that a Chinese tourist and a Filipino resort worker have been abducted by a group of men in Sabah, Malaysia.
According to Chilean authorities, six were confirmed dead after a massive earthquake hit the country. Meanwhile, tsunami warnings have been lifted and evacuees are already returning to their homes.
Fort Hood, the military outpost of the United States in Texas, was put into lockdown due to a shooting incident. A shelter-in-place order was also issued for all personnel.
(Reuters) — A suspected World War II bomb exploded in the Thai capital on Wednesday (April 2) as scrap metal workers tried to cut it open with a blow torch, killing at least seven people and injuring 19, police said. Construction workers found the shell at a construction site and brought it to a warehouse on the outskirts of Bangkok to be cut up. “The construction workers were urging the warehouse to cut the bomb into pieces […]
(Reuters) — Malaysia is focusing its criminal investigation on the cabin crew and pilots of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the country’s police chief said on Wednesday (April 2). Inspector General of Police, Royal Malaysian Police Force, Khalid Abu Bakar said the passengers have been cleared of possible involvement in activity that could have been connected to the flight’s disappearance on March 8. “As we have said earlier, only the passengers has been cleared. The rest? No,” he said at a news […]
(Reuters) – The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed on Wednesday, even as senior Australian officials warned that bad weather and a lack of reliable information were seriously impeding efforts to locate the plane’s wreckage. Up to 10 planes and nine ships from a half dozen countries are scouring a stretch of the Indian Ocean roughly the size of Britain, where the plane is believed to have crashed more than three weeks ago. The search […]
(Reuters) — A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami, causing landslides that blocked highways and leading to five deaths. Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by collapsing walls or were killed by heart attacks. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was shallow at 12.5 miles (20.1 km) below the seabed and struck about 100 km northwest of the mining port of Iquique near the Peruvian […]