24 killed over 100 injured as train derails in Turkey after heavy rain

ISTANBUL: Twenty-four people were killed in northwest Turkey when five carriages of a train headed for Istanbul derailed following heavy rain and a landslide, state broadcaster TRT Haber quoted Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag as saying on Monday. Hospitals nearby were treating 124 people injured in Sunday`s accident, Turkish health minister Ahmet Demircan said, according […]

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Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi air base

Yemens Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi air base

Sanaa: Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels said on Tuesday they fired a ballistic missile at a Saudi Arabian military air base in the Saudi border region of Asir. “A long-range ballistic missile, Badr 1, was fired at King Faisal Military Air Base in Khamis Mushait city in Asir,” the Houthi movement said in a statement carried […]

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Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes Pacific coast of Mexico

Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes Pacific coast of Mexico

MEXICO CITY: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale struck the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday, 88 kilometres (55 miles) west-southwest offshore from Cihuatlan, in Jalisco state, the United States Geological Survey reported. The USGS estimated the depth of the tremor at 10 km. Luis Felipe Puente, head of the country`s Civil Protection agency, […]

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