Earthquake death toll surpasses 3,700 in Nepal

Earthquake death toll surpasses 3,700 in Nepal

Source : Globe and Mail March 27,2015 The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster. Saturday’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake spread horror from Kathmandu to […]

Over 850 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Over 850 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

RT April 25,2015 A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing nearly 1,000 people. The most severe damage was seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, causing numerous injuries. The toll from Nepal has reached 876, including 524 from the Kathmandu Valley, police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam told AFP. The epicenter of the […]

At least 20 dead in Islamist protests in Bangladesh

At least 20 dead in Islamist protests in Bangladesh

By Ruma Paul DHAKA | Mon May 6, 2013 1:56pm EDT (Reuters) – At least 20 Bangladeshis were killed on Monday in clashes between police and hardline Islamists demanding religious reforms, as violence spread beyond the capital Dhaka to other parts of the country. The clashes began on Sunday after 200,000 Islamist supporters marched in […]

Musharraf banned from politics for ‘life’

Musharraf banned from politics for ‘life’

Former president’s plans for political comeback crushed as court bans him from contesting elections. April 30,2013 (Aljazeera)A Pakistani court has imposed a lifetime ban on former president Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections, the latest blow since he returned from exile to make a political comeback.The Peshawar High Court handed down the lifetime ban Tuesday after hearing […]