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Strong magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Chile: USGS

  • SANTIAGO, Feb 10, (APP/AFP): A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck on Chile’s coast north of Santiago, the US Geological Survey reported Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 7:33 pm (0033 GMT Wednesday) 326 kilometers (203 miles) north-northwest of Santiago, the USGS said. It had a depth […]

  • At least eight dead, 100 injured in German train crash: police

    MUNICH: (APP):Two commuter trains collided head-on in southern Germany on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring around 100, in one of the country’s deadliest rail accidents in years. Hundreds of rescuers were racing to pull passengers from the wreckage in a wooded area near Bad Aibling, a spa town about 60 kilometres (40 […]

  • Indian soldier rescued after six days in Siachen avalanche

    NEW DELHI:(APP):One of 10 Indian soldiers feared dead after an avalanche six days ago in the remote Himalayas has been miraculously rescued alive, officials said. He was found days after authorities said there was little chance of finding survivors following the Siachen Glacier accident last week. “In the ongoing rescue operation at Siachen, of the […]

  • U.S. defense intelligence chief predicts increased ISIS attacks

    Islamic State(APP): is likely to step up “the pace and lethality” of its attacks in the months ahead as it seeks to fan the flames of international conflict, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said on Monday. Speaking to a security conference, Marine Corps Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart linked his warning to the […]

  • Indian Soldier Pulled Out Alive After Six Days Buried In Snow

    New Delhi: (APP):An Indian soldier declared dead has been found alive under 25 feet (8 metres) of snow, six days after he was buried by an avalanche that hit his military post in Siachen Glacier. Rescue teams dug out Naik Hanamanthappa in one of the world’s most unforgiving environments, at an altitude of 19,600 feet […]

  • At least four dead, 100 injured in German train crash: police

    BERLIN, (APP/AFP): Two commuter trains collided in southern Germany on Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring around 100, police said. “The current toll is four dead, 15 critically injured, 40 severely injured and a total of 100 injured,” police spokesman Martin Winkler in the town of Rosenheim told AFP. Regional rail company Meridian […]