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GCC, Egypt and Jordan leaders meet with Sheikh Mohamed

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday held a fraternal consultative meeting with leaders of a number of brotherly countries. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed held the meeting with Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of…

One dead, eight missing after a tanker explodes in Thailand

The Mae Klong river dockyard in Muang district, in Thailand was damaged by an oil tanker explosion Tuesday morning, leaving eight workers missing. Police were notified of the explosion aboard the tanker Smooth Sea 22 at approximately 9:17…

Nepal resort town plane crash leaves 68 dead and 4 missing

At least 68 of the 72 people aboard the plane died when it crashed into a gorge while trying to land at a newly opened airport in Nepal on Sunday. Witnesses reported hearing cries for help from within the fiery wreckage, the country's…

Tornado, thunderstorms kill at least 6 in Alabama

Thunderstorms and one tornado struck central Alabama on Thursday, killing at least six people. In a statement to Reuters, an Autauga County Sheriff's spokeswoman confirmed that six people had died in the storm. "In the storms that ravaged…

Attack at Paris metro leaves several injured

According to reports in the French media, a number of people were injured in a stabbing incident at a Paris train station before police "rapidly neutralized" the attacker. Media reports citing unnamed police sources state that police fired…

Road crash in east China has claimed the lives of 17 people

A major road crash that occurred in Nanchang County, east of China’s Jiangxi province, resulted in the death of seventeen people. In addition, 22 others sustained injuries, according to the Chinese news agency, Xinhua. The injured have been…