Car Crash, Explosion Claims 19 Lives In Cairo

At least 19 people have been killed when a speeding car driving against traffic crashed into three others causing a huge explosion in Cairo, the Egyptian health ministry said Monday. The car crash happened just before midnight Sunday outside the National Cancer Institute in central Cairo and also wounded 30 people, the ministry added. Between… Continue reading Car Crash, Explosion Claims 19 Lives In Cairo

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107-Year-Old Woman Says Secret To Long Life Is ‘Never Getting Married’

A Bronx woman who just turned 107 years old has said the secret to her longevity is that she never got married. Louise Signore born in Harlem in 1912, celebrated her 107th birthday on Wednesday with a party at the Bartow Community Center in Coop City. The party was attended by 100 guests. Speaking to… Continue reading 107-Year-Old Woman Says Secret To Long Life Is ‘Never Getting Married’

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Indonesia: Tsunami Warning Issued After Huge 7.0 Earthquake On Sumatra Island

Indonesia residents in and around the Banten coastal region have been asked to evacuate as tsunami warning was issued after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, reports. The Indonesian geophysics agency issued the warning after the quake, which the USGS said had hit at a depth of 59 km (37… Continue reading Indonesia: Tsunami Warning Issued After Huge 7.0 Earthquake On Sumatra Island

Hong Kong: Independence Activist Andy Chan And 7 Others Arrested

Pro-independence activist and founder of the now-banned Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), Andy Chan, and seven others have been arrested after Hong Kong police raided an industrial building in Fo Tan. According to Assistant District Commander (Crime) of the Sha Tin district Sam Chan, officers stopped four men at around 9pm on Thursday as they… Continue reading Hong Kong: Independence Activist Andy Chan And 7 Others Arrested

Indonesia Commutes French Drug Smuggler Death Sentence To 19 Years In Prison

A French drug smugglers death sentence has been commuted by an Indonesian court to 19 years in prison, his lawyer said on Friday. The ruling comes less than three months after Felix Dorfin, 35, was handed a capital sentence following his arrest last year at the airport on the holiday island next to Bali, where… Continue reading Indonesia Commutes French Drug Smuggler Death Sentence To 19 Years In Prison

Us Formally Withdraws From Cold-War Era Nuclear Treaty With Russia

The United States on Friday announced its formal withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Moscow, putting an end to a landmark arms control pact that has limited the development of ground-based missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. “Russia is solely responsible for the treaty’s demise,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo… Continue reading Us Formally Withdraws From Cold-War Era Nuclear Treaty With Russia

Sudan: Nine Soldiers Detained Over Killing Of Protesters

Nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the country’s most powerful paramilitary group, have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week, Sudan’s military council spokesman said on Friday. Lieutenant General Shams El Din Kabbashi added that the governor of North Kordofan state and its security council would also… Continue reading Sudan: Nine Soldiers Detained Over Killing Of Protesters