Category: Asia

Police arrest 7 following deadly China hotel fire

Chinese police have arrested seven people following a hotel fire Saturday that killed 10 in Nanchang, capital of the eastern province of Jiangxi, local authorities said Monday.   The seven, including workers and contractors for…

Suicide blast in Kabul Supreme Court kills 20

A suspected suicide bomber has targeted the Supreme Court building in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 20 people, according to officials. Ismail Kawasi, the Public Health Ministry Spokesman, said 41 people were also…

Indian train accident: 36 die as 50 injure

At least 36 people were killed and 54 injured after the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district, officials said today. The incident took place around 11:30 pm when the train was going…

Myanmar detains policemen over Rohingya abuse video

Myanmar’s government said it has detained several police officers over a video showing policemen beating civilians belonging to the Muslim Rohingya minority community that went viral online. Monday’s front-page story in the state-owned Global New…

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot dead in Ankara

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, 62 was on Monday night shot dead in front of a crowd at a posh art gallery in the capital Ankara as the angry gunman screamed: “Don’t forget Aleppo”….