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40 suspects arrested in Diamer incident

DIAMER (Awaaz News) – At least forty suspects were arrested Monday in connection with Diamer-Buner incident in which ten foreign tourists were killed. Army and police teams along with other supporting agencies are continuing search operation at Babusar‚ Buner and Sarri Maiddo areas to arrest the culprits.

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Bus inferno kills 42 in China

XIAMEN CITY(CHINA),At least 42 people have been killed and more than two dozens injured after an overcrowded express bus burst into flames on an elevated roadway in southeastern China. The blaze occurred during the evening rush hour in the prosperous port city of Xiamen in Fujian Province on Friday. “Forty-two people died and 33 others were injured after a bus …

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Indian doctor arrested for allegedly raping patient

NEW DELHI :  A 51-year-old doctor at a government hospital in New Delhi was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in a clinic in east Delhi, Indian media reported on Thursday.   “Narendra Singh, the chief medical officer of Jag Pravesh Chandra hospital, advised her to undergo an ultrasound. He lured her to a clinic outside the hospital, where …

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Bangladesh collapsed building owner arrested near border-police

DHAKA: The owner of a Bangladesh factory building that collapsed killing more than 370 people was arrested on Sunday attempting to flee to India, police said. Mohammed Sohel Rana, a leader of the ruling Awami League’s youth front, was arrested by the elite Rapid Action Battalion in the Bangladesh border town of Benapole, Dhaka District Police Chief Habibur Rahman told …

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‘Drunk’ soldier drives tank into lamp post in Russia

A Russian soldier has some explaining to do after driving an army tank straight into a lamp post while allegedly under the influence. The unidentified man is facing a court martial after crashing the armoured vehicle near an army training base in the Russian city of Ryazan last month while apparently drunk. His antics were caught on a motorist’s dash …

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Student enjoys life with fake funeral

At least that s what one 22-year-old recently learned there s nothing like dying to get a fresh perspective on life. In a theatrical act of soul-searching, Chinese student, Zeng Jia, staged her own funeral in Wuhan, central China s Hubei province on March 30. “I feel so good after coming out of the coffin,” Zeng told China Daily. The inspiration for the …

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Iran vows to enrich uranium despite pressure

ALMATY (AFP) – Iran will insist that its right to enrich uranium is recognised in talks this week with world powers on its disputed nuclear drive, Tehran s chief negotiator said Thursday.   “We think that they can open up tomorrow s (Friday s) talks with one phrase — and that is to accept Iran s right, particularly its right to enrich,” Saeed Jalili …

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Putin yet concerned over acid attack on Bolshoi ballet’s chief

MOSCOW (AFP) – Vladimir Putin is following the probe into the acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet s chief, his spokesman said Wednesday, after theatre staff signed a letter to the Russian president defending the dancer charged with masterminding the crime.   “Putin, like everyone, is following the investigation, but the investigation of an attack on a person is not the …

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India asks Italy to hand over under trial marines

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India summoned the Italian ambassador on Tuesday to demand that Rome hand over two of its marines facing trial for the killing of two fishermen, an Indian foreign ministry statement said. The marines are accused of shooting dead two fishermen off India s southwestern coast in February last year, when their fishing boat came close to the …

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NKorean can launch sudden strike on SKorea

SEOUL (AP) – Recent Korean history reveals a sobering possibility: It may only be a matter of time before North Korea launches a sudden, deadly attack on the South. And perhaps more unsettling, Seoul has vowed that this time, it will respond with an even stronger blow. Humiliated by past attacks, South Korea has promised as recently as Tuesday to …

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